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Saturday, 11 February 2006
A National Geographic exhibition has opened in Washington, focusing on Mongolian artefacts and images of this land of Blue Sky D.C. Experience Mongolia's cultural renaissance through antique and contemporary costumes, masks, figures, and photographs related to recently revived Buddhist Tsam ceremonies. Ethnographic dolls offer a detailed look at traditional dress and examples of calligraphy demonstrate the artistry of Mongolia's distinctive script.

A companion exhibition of National Geographic photographer Gordon Wiltsie's images offers a view into the annual migrations and the territory of nomadic Mongolians.

Also, enjoy a Mongolian Cultural Festival at National Geographic's Grosvenor Auditorium on Saturday, February 11, noon to 4:00 p.m. Tsam dance, throat singers, contortionist, traditional Mongolian music, documentary film, contemporary and traditional Mongolian fashion show. Free to the public, parking available. For information on the festival, call +1 202 857 7589.
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