ICE FESTIVAL

The Ice Festival

The Ice Festival was being celebrated by the Northern people of Khovsgol province on  the ice of Khovsgol  lake. Surprisingly, even it was a little holiday of small town, its getting  popular and more international and increasing its visitors every year.

Program: “Blue Pearl-2017” Ice Festival

March 3.2017

9.30-10:30 Opening Ceremony. Including:

  • Opening Concert
  • Horse Sleigh parade
  • Skaters parade
  • Dog Sleigh parade

10:30-11:30 opening ceremony.

  • Speech of L.Ganbold the major of Khovsgol province
  • Speech of Representative of Minister of Environment and Tourism.
  • Concert from Drama Theatre of Khovsgol Province, featuring singers of Khatgal Village
  • Finish of “Mongolian Khovsgol Ice Bike Challenge” bike tour. 271km

11:30-12:30

  • Introducing “Blue Pearl 2017” Ice Town. Free hours.

12:30-13:30

  • Ankle bone shooting on ice competition

13:30-14:30

  • Break time

14:30-16:30

  • Mongolian Winter Dressing Show and The Best Dressed Person Challenge.

16:30-17:00

  • Announcement of Horse Sleighing Teams

17:00-18:00

  • Ice Crafters Prize Awarding

18:30-19:30

  • Break time

20:30-22:00

  • Fire Dance – Introducing Shaman Ritual

Day 2. March 4. 2017

10:00-12:00

  • Organizing funny games for tourists

11:00-12:00

  • Ice Shooting Competition

12:00-13:00

  • Ice Skating Competition

13:00-14:00

  • Break time

15:00-16:00

  • Sumo Wrestling on Ice

16:00-17:00

  • Ending operation

Day 3. March 5. 2017

  • Free day. Visiting Ice Gers, Horse sleighing, Dog Sleighing Trip, Ice Crafting yourself and take part in other programs.