Improving public education on culture

Where
Mongolia
When
2016
Who
Ministry of Education, Culture and Science
Mayor`s Office of Ulaanbaatar
Mongolian National Modern Arts Gallery
Mongolian National Song and Dance Ensemble
National Academis Drama Theatre
State Philharmonic Orchestra
Morin Khuur Ensemble
National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet
Objetivos clave de la medida:

Key objectives of the activities are to increase the impacts of arts education to the development of individuals and society, influence the actual issues facing the further development of art education, and advocate the significance of art education.

  1. Visual Arts Programme: Upon the initiative of the Arts Education Center visual arts activities have been organized to develop creative citizens through various trainings to promote creativity of children and young people, enhance artistic talents, provide fine arts and aesthetic education and ensure efficient utilization of free time of young people and children. The Municipal Education and Culture Department organized the “Street art” initiative to draw 3D pictures on the roads to promote creative production among children and ensure safe, friendly and favorable environment in the streets to protect children from accidents.
  2. Classical Arts Programme: 1.“Classical art”- 2012 competition was organized at local and regional levels. The Central administrative body in charge of cultural affairs in collaboration with the Mongolian Art Workers Union organized this competition in two stages. The competition aimed to support professional capacity of local theatres and promote their work among the public. 2.The first competition of contemporary drama script was organized in 2012 with a purpose to enrich repertoires of professional organizations, motivate drama writers and support new scene plays based on scripts. The National Academic Drama Theatre and Mongolian Union of Writers were organizers of this competition.
  3. Summer Festivals in 2015: Mongolian Ethnic Dance Festival involved over 200 dancers representing Mongolia as well as Buryatia, Kalmykia, Tuva, Sakha in the Russian Federation and Inner Mongolia in the People’s Republic of China gathered for the Festival. As part of this Festival, numerous events were organized including Ulaanbaatar Dance Festival, “Play time”, “Best of Classic” performance, “Jazz in the Great Steppes” 
Alcance de la medida:
International
Naturaleza de la medida:
institutional
Característica principal de la medida:
  • Visual arts education Programme provided arts trainings to over 100 students divided by grades 1-4, 5-8 and 9-12 and adults and amateurs. The best works produced during the training will be presented and promoted in exhibitions and the selected ones will be supported to take part in local and international competitions and exhibitions. An exhibition was planned for January 2016 to be held in the Fine Arts Gallery and relevant preparations were made successfully.  “Classical art”- 2012 competition was organized at local and regional levels. The Central administrative body in charge of cultural affairs in collaboration with the Mongolian Art Workers Union organized this competition in two stages. The competition aimed to support professional capacity of local theatres and promote their work among the public.
  • The first competition of contemporary drama script was organized in 2012 with a purpose to enrich repertoires of professional organizations, motivate drama writers and support new scene plays based on scripts. The National Academic Drama Theatre and Mongolian Union of Writers were organizers of this competition.
  • The Summer Festivals are the only flagship events in Mongolia, of its kind. The festival’s goals and objectives are those of the partnerships of the Government Agency, private Enterpreneurs and NGO`s – to promote cultural diversities and intercultural dialogue to the general audience in Mongolia as well as to provide cultural education and career development opportunities for Mongolian art workers. To accomplish these ends, the event combines live performances, competitions, exhibitions, workshops, master-classes and collaborative efforts between Mongolian and international professionals.
Resultados esperados a través de la implementación de la medida:

- In the Street Art initiative, drawings were painted nearby pedestrian crosses near 20 schools to improve responsibility of drivers in traffic. Also, more than 20 artists were mobilized in “Voices of Women” initiative (2015) to draw 3D paintings aimed at protecting women’s rights and reducing violence against women.

- “Classical art”- 2012 competition involved 20 local theatres, 6 local ensembles and 1,385 local artists. The competition was valuable as it increased access of cultural services to people and increased capacity of local artists.

- The first competition of contemporary drama script involved 94 writers, of which six scripts were awarded. This competition contributed to enrich national repertoires of professional organizations, support new scene plays based on scripts.

-The organization of the Festivals provides a space for unlimited freedom and diversity of expressions. In the case of “Giant Steppes of Jazz” event provides creating an open-minded and diverse musical environment to approximately 75000-80000 people together.

Recursos financieros asignados para implementar la medida:

Above mentioned activities are funded by following agencies: - Fund for Cultural and Arts Development-Ministry of Education, Culture and Science.

- Mayor`s Office of Ulaanbaatar

- Private Entrepreneur

Objetivo(s) de la Convención 2005 de la UNESCO
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Cultural Value Chain
Creación
Producción
Distribución
Participación