For those who may be interested, there is a children’s festival and competition held every year outside of Washington DC. This year’s festival will be held on Saturday, June 1st at 1PM. Here is some information from last years event to give you an idea of the format:
The Mongol Children’s Festival and Competition 2013
Mission: The purpose of the Mongol Children’s Festival and Competition is to discover and initiate Mongol children’s talent, make their talent available to the general public, and to pass on Mongolian culture and customs to the new generation. This Children’s Festival and Competition is held annually around the International Children’s Day or the Mother and Children’s day, as it is known in Mongolia, around June 1st.
- Music: playing classical or traditional Mongolian instruments
- Dance: classical , modern, or traditional Mongolian dances
- Art: painting, drawing, clay, pottery, etc.
- Mongolian Language: poetry or essay writing/reading; classical Mongolian script writing or calligraphy
- Singing: classical , modern, or traditional Mongolian songs
2. Registration: Children ages 13 years and under are qualified to participate in the Festival and Competition. Children will be categorized into three groups.
- Children ages 5 to 7 (Group A)
- Children ages 8 to 10 (Group B)
- Children ages 11 to 13 (Group C)
3. Due Date: To be announced
The children who will be performing on stage will be notified their schedule on a day of the Festival. Each child’s performance should not exceed maximum of 5 minutes.
Date and Location: Saturday, June 1, 2013 at a location to be determined