Just after the Tsagaan Sar celebration, the Eagle Festival is announced to be held on 05 March, 2017 at the Chinggisiin Khuree tourism camp, located in the Bogd Khan National Park.
Real eagle hunters with their mighty Eagles will come all the way from Bayan-Ulgii to compete including the famous Aisholpan – actress of "The Eagle Huntress" (2016) documentary directed by Otto Bell.
It is the event for those who can’t travel over 1300 km to the westernmost Mongolia to see the Eagle Festivals at take place in September (Altai Eagle Festival) and October (Golden Eagle Festival) in Bayan-Ulgii province. This amazing festival attracts many including those who made it big in Hollywood such as Michelle Rodriguez.
11.00 - 11.30 Opening ceremony and the parade of eagle hunters
11.30 - 12.30 Performance of falconry on horseback, Demonstrating trained Eagles’ skills, Hunting with trained Eagles
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch break
13.30 - 14.00 The entrants compete for the awards of the best trained eagles
14.00 - 14.30 Kazakh traditional game “kokpar” on horseback
14.30 - 15.00 Grabbing bags with money from the ground while on horseback
15.00 - 16.00 The entrants compete for the awards the King Eagle
16.00 - 17.00 Closing and awarding ceremony
Tickets for the event is 10,000 MNT per person, includes transportation.
For more information and reservation please contact the organisers at 976-99101727, 95951727, 99151656.
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