The main holiday, celebrating the Lunar New Year (Tsagaan Sar), in late January or early February, is a three-day event that begins with a family feast on the eve of New Year’s Day.
Institutions which provide education in TMM are outlined, and the latest developments in the national standard are highlighted, according to which the different institutions have to develop their curricula.
Furthermore, an overview is given about herbal medicines in Mongolia and the health situation in this country.
Mongols have always been concerned with protecting their ancestral heritage and still practice exogamy, believing it wrong to marry within the clan.
Families once kept family tree charts, with names recorded within a series of concentric generational rings.
in Mongolian (fermented mare’s milk), hanging from a wooden stand.
The east side is the woman’s, where food is prepared and utensils stored.
Boodog and Khorkog are barbecue dishes made from hot stones.
Not everyday food, these are "hanging out with your friends in the country all day" type food. Then they are either stuffed into the stomach of an animal to cook it (boodog) or sealed in a metal can with chunks of meat and potato (khorkhog).
Their texture is amazing: chewy and solid and hand-cut with a knife into irregular shapes.