New Exhibition "Hundred Glances at Mongolia" in White Hall

From October 20 till November 20, the University of Tartu is happy to announce the Exhibition organised together with Mongolian embassy in Sweden, Estonian Oriental Society and the Festival Orient, at the University of Tartu Museum.

This event is dedicated to the 30th anniversary of Estonian-Mongolian diplomatic relations and to the growing up cooperation in education and sciences. It emphasises the essential need of the cross-cultural exchange and enrichment for the better understanding, wider perspectives and mutual benefits of our societies in the contemporary global world.

The Exhibition is provided by the Choijin Lama Temple, historical complex in the capital of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, and displays photos of the Buddhist statues, texts, musical instruments, masks and costumes for the sacred ritual performances from the 18th and 19th century. The exhibition also exposes photos of beautiful architectural designs of the Choijin Lama Temple Museum Complex.

The opening day (October 20, 11:00, the White Hall of the University of Tartu Museum) includes greetings and reports from the representatives of Mongolian Embassy, University of Tartu, Estonian and Mongolian scholars, artists and public figures. During the event the documentary films “Visiting Genghis Khan” (by Peeter Vähi) and “Mongolia” (provided by the Mongolian Embassy in Sweden) are for the first time introduced.

Further information:

Sirje Üprus, Head of International Protocol, University of Tartu, 509 7117, sirje.uprus.@ut.ee,

Alevtina Solovyeva, Head of the Centre for Oriental studies, 5828 5869, alevtina.solovyeva@ut.ee