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Mongolian Lunar New Years! Mongolian Tsagaan Sar Festivities!

MONGOLIAN NEW YEARS

In brief, Mongolia’s Lunar New Year is between February 24-26th 2020 (called Tsagaan sar in Mongolian), Mongolians Celebrate Lunar or White Month across Mongolia as it is the biggest national celebrated festival! It is customary to celebrate the first day of Mongolia’s new spring – when old and new years change according to lunar calendar. The festival celebrates the passing of the harsh winter and the welcoming of spring. Preparation for this day means to have everything cleaned, tables set with traditional dishes – lots of meat dumplings, and families wears their best traditional garments before visiting relatives to exchange greetings and gifts.