Nadam festival shines in Inner Mongolia desert
The grand opening ceremony for the fourth Inner Mongolia Desert Nadam Festival is held in Naiman Banner of Tongliao city on Sept 28. [Photo/Naiman News Center]
The fourth Inner Mongolia Desert Nadam Festival launched in Naiman Banner of Tongliao city, in North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on Sept 28, featuring traditional Mongolian sports and desert-based activities.
Organizers stated that the festival would last three days until Sept 30.
Over the three-day event, traditional Mongolian sports such as wrestling, horse racing and archery – sometimes called the “men’s three skills” – will be featured alongside camel racing and a series of car and motorcycle trials.
Other activities will also be staged to entertain visitors, including desert weddings, a food festival, a photo contest and recreational vehicle camping.