Naadam Festival

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Footage from a traditional autumn festival in Mongolia.

Bruce Parry with friends from the nomadic Darhad tribe at the Naadam Festival - a traditional autumn festival in the settlement of Renchinlhumbe in Mongolia. Includes footage of competitions in Mongol singing, Mongolian dancing, chess and wrestling.
From: Tribe Darhad
First Broadcast : 31 January 2005

Teachers' notes

Age Group : 7-9,9-11

Subject : Geography

Topic : Contrasting areas

Keywords : Darhad, Nomadic tribe, Nadaam, Mongolia, Bruce Parry, Steppes,

Notes : Contrasting areas - study of Mongolia. Use clip as introduction to nomadic tribes at border of Siberia and Mongolia and their way of life. Study the Mongolian way of life. Compare Welsh and Mongolian festivals. See Tribe - Bruce and Tribe for further information on the Darhad.

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