Ordos brings home 15 awards from art contest
Updated: 2020-11-24 Print
An instrumental performance from Ordos city is staged at the final of the second Inner Mongolia Ulan Muqir Competition on Nov 21. [Photo/Ordos Release]
Art performances presented by Ordos city won a total of 15 awards at the second Inner Mongolia Ulan Muqir Competition, which came to a conclusion in Chifeng city, North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on Nov 21.
The competition was sponsored by the culture and tourism department of Inner Mongolia autonomous region. It aimed to promote literary and artistic innovation and produce some excellent works.
This year's competition received nearly 500 works from leagues and cities across Inner Mongolia autonomous region.
A performance is staged at the final of the second Inner Mongolia Ulan Muqir Competition on Nov 21. [Photo/Ordos Release]
The final entries in the competition included 38 vocal works, 18 instrumental works, 20 dance works and 21 opera works, of which 12 were from Ordos.
After four days of fierce competition, Ordos stood out from the contestants and won seven gold medals, three silver medals, two bronze medals and three innovation awards, ranking first in the autonomous region in terms of prize numbers.
Ulan Muqir, or the Red Bud Troupe, is known as the "light cavalry of the grassland". It serves the people of the grassland and spreads national culture. It is a socialist literary and artistic troupe and a well-known contemporary cultural brand of Inner Mongolia.
To date, Ulan Muqir from Ordos has put on more than 3,600 performances, entertaining more than 4 million farmers and herdsmen.
Ulan Muqir from Ordos delivers a performance for herdsmen and farmers in Juungar Banner. [Photo/Ordos Release]