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  1. 1. MONGOLIANAADAM FESTIVAL(National sports)<br />Presented by : Munkh-Orgil Lkhagvasuren<br />1<br />
  2. 2. Contents<br />Naadam Festival<br />• History <br /> • Opening ceremony<br />Archery(from the weapon to the sport tool)<br />Horse racing(the nomad is born in the saddle)<br />Wrestling(inseparable part of Mongolian’s life)<br />Review<br />2<br />
  3. 3. NAADAM festival (July 11-13)<br />ARCHERY<br />HORSE RACING<br />WRESTLING<br />3<br />
  4. 4. NAADAM Festival Opening ceremony<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Archery(from a weapon to a sport tool)<br />Archery in the<br />13th century<br />Today’s archery<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Details (horn bow - one of the main category of bow family)<br />Weight - 10-16 pound<br />Shooting distance - 350 yards<br />Wooden frame - 40-45 inch<br />Weight – 7-8 pound<br />Shooting distance – 250 yards<br />Mongolian Horn Bow<br /> Made with:<br />Bow - horn, wood, animal skin, glue and sinew<br /> Arrow - wood, metal and feather<br />English Long Bow<br />6<br />
  7. 7. Rules<br />Distance from target<br />Men - 75 meters<br />Women - 60 meters<br />Each competitor must :<br />•shoot 40 times<br />• try to hit red targets<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Horse racing (the nomad is born in the saddle)<br />divided into six categories based on age of the horses<br />race from 10 miles to 17 miles depend on age of the horses<br />children from the ages of 5-13 are chosen as jockeys<br />8<br />
  9. 9. In total about 2000 horses race during the Naadam<br />The racing horses divided into 6 groups .<br />9<br />
  10. 10. Result of the racing<br />The five wining horses are revered in poetry and music and given some prizes.<br />The losing two years old horse is also serenaded with a song to encourage the next racing.<br />…called ‘Tumnii Ekh’/ <br />Leader of Thousands<br />…called ‘Bayan Khodood’/<br />Full Belly<br />10<br />
  11. 11. Wrestling(inseparable part of Mongolian’s life)<br /> Origin<br />Boke, the Mongolian word for wrestling, has a history of more than 2,000 years.<br />It means to force an opponent to touch any part of their body other than the feet to the ground, placing them in a position of inferiority.<br />• Genghis Khan considered wrestling to be an important way to keep his army in good physical and combat shape.<br />11<br />
  12. 12. Specifications (the winners moving on to the next round)<br />No weight limit<br />No age limit<br />No field line<br />No time limit <br /> (wrestling in big matches including Naadam has time limit)<br />Have authority to choose a opponent based on position of rank<br />Title rank is very important in Mongolian wrestling.<br />12<br />
  13. 13. The number of rounds won by each wrestler determines rank. <br />Zodog and shuudag, wrestling uniforms, are designed to move freely and to show wrestler’s majesty.<br />13<br />
  14. 14. Review<br />The Naadam is … <br />unique and historical festival, developed and introduced by Mongolians to the world.<br />traditional sports and methods which train people both physically and mentally.<br />evidence and proud of Mongolian Independence and Freedom.<br />14<br />
  15. 15. Thank you for your paying attention<br />15<br />