American Days – 2022

On January 27, 1987, the U.S. and Mongolia established diplomatic relations, and we’re celebrating the 35th anniversary of this strong cooperation this year through the American Days! Over the two weeks of the American Days through June 15-30, the U.S. Embassy Ulaanbaatar will host a series of cultural and educational events that embody our two countries’ historic partnership! So make sure to join us on social media, follow the #AmericanDays2022 and #USMongolia35 hashtags and the events below, and stay tuned for more details.

During the American Days, following events are being planned. All of the events will be organized free and open to the public.

American Documentary Film Showcase

When: June 15-19
Where: Tengis Cinema
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Day 1, June 15
Theme: Journalism

  • 6:00pm Opening and Film #1: Joseph Pulitzer: The Voice of the People – 84′
  • 7:30pm Panel Discussion: Fulbright Specialist Jeff South, Founder of Nest Center NGO B. Dulamkhorloo, CEO of the Press Institute M. Munkhmandakh, and Director of the Mongolian Press Agency B. Byamba-Ochir.

Day 2, June 16
Theme: STEM and Youth Empowerment with Special Guest Aisha Bowe

  • 6:00pm
    • Film #2: Search On (short series) – 18′
    • Film #3: Share – 13′ with special message featured by the filmmakers Ellie Wen and Barna Szász after the screening.
    • Film #4: Space for Nothing – 29′
  • 7:00pm Presentation by American tech entrepreneur Aisha Bowe. She will share her story as a woman in STEM, becoming a rocket scientist, joining NASA, and founding one of the fastest growing companies in America.
  • 8:15pm Film #5: MCC Water Stories (short films) – 60′ with special recognition ceremony of the nine Mongolian young filmmakers who were finalists for the short film competition.

Day 3, June 17
Theme: Filmmaking

  • 6:00pm Film #6: “GODSEND” Film Presentation – 60′
    Project “Godsend” writer and producer James Liotta, together with Hollywood producer Jason Mandl, will share their expertise, and provide latest update on the first ever major Hollywood-Mongolian film project.
  • 8:00pm Film #7: Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound – 94′ with virtual greeting before the film and Question & Answer session after the film screening with filmmaker Midge Costin.

Day 4, June 18
Theme: Human Rights

  • 10:00am Film #8: Cinemability – 98′ with virtual Question & Answer session after the film screening with filmmaker Jenni Gold.
  • 11:40am Panel Discussion: Prime Minister’s Advisor on Social Policy and Development Mr. Undrakhbayar and the head of Khumuun NGO of Erdenet City, Ms. Ganchimeg will join a film post-screening discussion on issues facing persons with disabilities and what role film and art can play.
  • 3:00pm Film #9: Nevertheless – 79′ with special greeting from filmmaker Sarah Moshman.
  • 4:30pm Panel Discussion: Women for Change NGO director Ms. Zolzaya, Social Media Activist Ms. Tsatsral, FBI Alumna NPA Policewoman Ms. Erdenekhishig will conduct a film post-screening discussion on women’s rights movement in Mongolia.
  • 5:30pm Film #10: Breaking and Entering, The Women of LAPD – 23′

Day 5, June 19
Theme: Diversity

  • 2:00pm Film #11:  In Case of Emergency – 80′ with special greeting from filmmaker Carolyn Jones.
  • 4:00pm Film #12: Very Ralph -108′ with special greeting from Ulaanbaatar American Space Maker Space, creative designer.
  • 7:00pm Film #13: The Remix: Hip Hop X Fashion – 67′ special performance by DJ Crazy Tuk, and a film post-screening virtual Question & Answer session with the filmmakers Lisa Cortes and Farah X

*The schedule above is subject to change

Empowering Women in STEM – Aisha Bowe in Mongolia

When: June 15-16
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June 15

  • 9:00am – 5:20pm “Empowering Women in STEM: Panel/Workshop”
    Where: Blue Sky Hotel
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  • 6:30pm – 8:00pm “Empowering Women in STEM: Aisha’s Story”

Where: American Corner in Ulaanbaatar

June 16
“Women in STEM: Public Talk”
Where: Tengis Cinema

*The public talks hosted in the American Corner in Ulaanbaatar will also be live broadcasted in the American Corners in Darkhan, Sainshand, Khovd and Ulaangom.

Open House

When: June 20-24
Where: American Corners
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June 21
Theme: Culinary Diplomacy
13:00 Bringing American Food Culture to Mongolia (Cliffe Arrand, Rosewood Kitchen)
14:00 Vegetarianism (Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant)
15:00 American Food (Ian Knight, USFSIP Intern)
16:00 American Everyday Dessert (Ambassador’s chef)

June 22
Theme: Cultural Programs
12:00: General information session on the embassy’s cultural programs
13:00: Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation
14:00: Film Program Alumni Talk
15:00: Performing Arts Program Alumni Talk participants
16:00: Open Mic: Poetry Slam

June 23
Theme: English language and professional exchange programs
12:00-17:00: Alumni Association information corner (LEAD Alumni Association, FLEX Alumni Association, Mongolian Association of State Alumni – MASA)
12:30-13:00 Panel discussion on the OPEN program
13:00-13:30 English language demo session
15:00-16:00 Presentations by the alumni associations
16:00-17:00 Hubert Humphrey Program

June 24
Theme: Study in the U.S.: Educational exchanges, Visas
12:00-12:30 Fulbright Student Program
12:30-13:00 Military Scholarship (Bachelor’s degree program)
Global UGRAD program for undergraduate students
SUSI program for women student leaders
13:00-13:30 FLEX high school exchange
TechGirls program for female high school students
13:30-14:00 FLEX high school exchange
14:00-15:00 EducationUSA: 5 steps to study in the U.S.
15:00-16:00 U.S. Student Visa

*The schedule above is subject to change
*The public talks hosted in the American Corner in Ulaanbaatar will also be live broadcasted in the American Corners in Darkhan, Sainshand, Khovd and Ulaangom.

U.S. Army Band in Mongolia

When: June 26 – July 2

Where: Ulaanbaatar and Darkhan cities
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June 26, 6:00 p.m.
Mongolian State Philharmonic Orchestra, Ulaanbaatar
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June 28, 6:00 p.m.
Youth Theater, Darkhan
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June 30, 6:00 p.m.
Nogoon Nuur (Green Lake park), Ulaanbaatar
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July 2, 6:00 p.m.
Misheel park, Ulaanbaatar
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