Naadam

Mongolian Naadam

JULY 10

8.00-10.20       Khyazaalan horse racing (3 years old horse)

Khui Doloon  Khudag (Horse racing ground)

10.00               Shagai (ankle bone) shooting

Shagai shooting terrace

10.30               Opening of an Ethnic archery competition

Archery range

10.00-11.00     National Flag hoisting ceremony

Sukhbaatar Square

12.00-12.30     Paying respect to the Chinggis Khan Statue and wreath laying at the

D. Sukhbaatar statue ceremony

Sukhbaatar Square

14.00-16.20     “Shudlen” horse racing (2 years old horse)

Khui Doloon Khudag

15.00-18.00     “Utmost joy” Gala-Concert in honor of the national Day – Naadam Festival

Central Palace of Culture of Ulaanbaatar city

JULY 11

8.00-10.20       Azarga horse racing (Stallion)

Khui Doloon Khudag

9.00                 Quarter-final of the “shagai” (ankle bone) shooting

Shagai shooting terrace

11.00               Ceremony of hoisting the State-Nine-White Banners at the Central Stadium

11.10               Opening of the National Day – Naadam Festival by the President of Mongolia,

H.E. Mr. Tsakhia Elbegdorj

11.00               Opening of the “Shagai” (ankle bone) shooting

Shagai shooting terrace

11.20               Opening ceremony of the National Day – Naadam Festival (Special program)

11.50-15.00     Wrestling (First round)

12.30               Semi-final of the “shagai” (ankle bone shooting)

Shagai shooting terrace

13.30-14.00     Archery show Archery range

13.30-16.00     Junior’s wrestling (First round)

14.00-16.20     Ikh nas horse racing (7 year old horse)

Khui Doloon Khudag

14.00-17.00     Ethnic Archery

Archery range

15.20-18.00     Wrestling (Second round)

16.20-18.00     Junior’s wrestling (Second round)

19.00-23.00     “An evening in Ulaanbaatar” concert

Sukhbaatar square

23.00               Fireworks

JULY 12

7.00-9.20         “Soyolon” horse racing (4 year old horse)

Khui Doloon Khudag

9.00-10.40       Wrestling (Third round)

9.00                 “Shagai” shooting (Final)

Shagai shooting terrace

9.00-14.00       Archery (Final)

Archer’s arena

10.00-11.00     Junior’s wrestling (Third round)

11.00-13.00     “Daaga” horse racing (1 year old horse)

Khui Doloon Khudag

11.00-12.20     Wrestling (Fourth round)

11.20-12.00     Junior’s wrestling (Fourth round)

13.30               Award giving ceremony to the winners of “Shagai” shooting

Shagai shooting terrace

14.10-14.30     Archery demonstration performed by leading marksmen of Mongolia

Shagai shooting terrace

14.30-15.20     Wrestling (Fifth round)

15.10-16.00     Junior’s wrestling (Fifth round)

15.20-15.30     H.E. Mr. Tsakhia Elbegdorj, President of Mongolia, presents award to the winners ofArchery and “Shagai” shooting

15.30-16.10     Wrestling (Sixth round)

16.10-16.40     Award giving ceremony to winners of horse racing. H.E. Mr. TsakhiaElbegdorj, President of Mongolia, presents gifts to the jockeys of the winning horses

16.40-17.20     Wrestling (Seventh round)

16.40-17.10     Junior’s wrestling (Sixth round)

17.25-17.45     H.E. Mr. TsakhiaElbegdorj, President of Mongolia, presents the titles, certificatesand medals to the wrestlers those accomplished the prerequisite of  “Nachin” (Falcon)and “Khartsaga” (Hawk) titles

17.50-18.20     Wrestling (Eighth round)

17.50-19.20     Junior’s wrestling (Seventh round)

18.25-18.40     H.E. Mr. TsakhiaElbegdorj, President of Mongolia, presents the title, certificate andmedals to the wrestlers those accomplished the prerequisite of “Zaan”  (Elephant) title

18.45-19.20     Wrestling (Ninth round)

19.30-19.45     H.E. Mr. TsakhiaElbegdorj, President of Mongolia, presents the title, certificate andmedals to a pair of finalists of the wrestling tournament

19.50               H.E. Mr. TsakhiaElbegdorj, President of Mongolia, declares the National Day – Naadam Festival closed

20.00               Closing ceremony of the National Naadam Festival, The State-Nine-White Bannerswill be transferred back from the Central Stadium to the State Palace

(Specialprogram)