If you are so intrigued by the Eagle Festivals that take place in September (Altai Eagle Festival) and October (Golden Eagle Festival) in Bayan-Ulgii province, and want to attend one a lot you are not alone! This amazing festival attracts many including those who made it big in Hollywood such as Michelle Rodriguez. And you don’t have to wait till the autumn as there will be an Eagle Festival just in 2-weeks time in Bogd Khan National Park! The date is 05 March and the venue is the Chinggisiin Khuree tourism camp in the Bogd Khan National Park.
This festival is organised for those who can’t travel over 1300km to the westernmost Mongolia to see the Eagle Festivals. And real Eagle hunters with their mighty Eagles will come all the way from Bayan-Ulgii to compete including the famous Aisholpan – the14 years old Eagle Huntress of Mongolia!
THE BRIEF PROGRAM OF THE EVENT IS:
11:00-11:30 Opening Ceremony & Parade of Eagle Hunters
11:30-12:30 Performance of falconry on horseback, Demonstrating trained Eagles’ skills, Hunting with trained Eagles
13:30-14:00 Competition among Eagle hunters & Eagles
14:00-14:30 Kazakh traditional game “kokpar” on horseback
14:30-15:00 More Kazakh games
15:00-16:00 Competitions among Eagle hunters & Eagles
16:00-17:00 Awarding & Closing Ceremony
Chinggisiin Khuree tourist camp, and the governor’s office of Bayan-Ulgii province are organising this thrilling event with a support from the Ministry of Nature, Green Development and Tourism.
For more information and reservation please contact the organisers at 976-8810-0068; 9910-1727. Facebook Events: https://www.facebook.com/events/1699479746965922/ .
Photos by Batzaya Ch https://www.facebook.com/Ch.BatzayaPhotography/.