Days of worship of the Pandido Khambo Lama Itigelov
8 times a year
During 8 major Buddhist holidays Datsan’s guests are able to see the imperishable body of Itigelov.
23 Februrary 2020
The word “Sagaalgan” is translated as “White Month” from the Buryat language and is associated with coming spring.
24 February 2020
Maslenitsa is a traditional Russian festival, a mix of pagan beliefs and Christian traditions, which marks the end of winter. It is also known as Pancake Week.
19 April 2020
The Orthodox festival and holiday celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.
Museums at Night
16-17 May 2020
Almost all museums of Buryatia will be accessible free of charge all day long until late at night.
Day of Buryat Republic
30 May 2020
Day of the Republic of Buryatia is one of the significant holidays of Ulan-Ude residents. The celebration takes place in almost all cultural institutions.
Republican choir assembly/Youth dance battle
On the Day of Russia in Concil Square the choir assembly teams of cultural and leisure institutions, universities, colleges, children’s art schools, and secondary schools of the republic will attend.
On Surkharban the best bators (warriors-wrestlers), the Mergens (sharpshooters), horses and dexterous riders will meet at the Central Stadium of the Republic of Buryatia.
International Music Festival “Voice of nomads”
The Festival “Voice of Nomads” takes place in Buryatia since 2009. The concept of the festival is the idea of the ethnic diversity of cultures.
Ulan-Ude city day
5 September 2020 (To be confirmed)
Ulan-Ude will be celebrating its 353rd anniversary on 7 September 2019. Do not miss this event if you are anywhere near the city.
Zula-Hural is the traditional festival of the Buddhists, which is held on the twenty-fifth day of the first winter month of the lunar calendar.