Poets nominated for bolor cup announced
The Union of Mongolian Writers has released a list of 24 nominations for the 36th Bolor Cup, set to take place on January 5 in GoviAltai Province.
As next year marks the 90th anniversary of the union, organizers have invited Inner Mongolian and Buryat poets to recite their poetry at the upcoming Bolor Cup.
The preliminary selection was held in April and 27 people passed to the final round out of 380 applicants.
1. Kh.Alagaa 2. M.Amarkhuu 3. N.Batjargal (Orkhon) 4. P.Batnairamdal 5. B.Battulga 6. T.Buyansan 7. B.Bayarsaikhan 8. D.Gan-Ochir 9. D.Gansuren (Khentii) 10. E.Gantulga 11. B.Gankhurel (Govi-Altai) 12. Kh.Dugarsuren 13. N.Deveejargal 14. B.Jambaldorj 15. A.Lkhagva 16. G.Lkhagvadorj 17. N.Munkhbayar 18. S.Nachin 19. D.Odgerel
20. N.Purev (Uvurkhangai) 21. A.Suglegmaa 22. Ch.Uuganbayar 23. M.Uyansukh (Darkhan-Uul) 24. O.Tsend-Ayush 25. B.Chuluun-Tsetseg 26. O.Elbegtugs 27. D.Enkhboldbaatar
Most likely nominees to receive Bolor Cup are Altan-Ud award winner and master of contemporary poetry D.Gan-Ochir, rising poet A.Suglegmaa and P.Batnairamdal, recipient of the Award of Union of Mongolian Writers.
Last year, M.Otgonbayar from Duut soum of Khovd Province won the Bolor Cup with his “Ijiidee Nas Guilaa” (Pleading for Age for Mother).