KHUKH MONGOL was founded 1997 by Dashtseren Erdenbold. KHUKH MONGOL means blue Mongolia referring to the special meaning of the colour blue for the Mongolian people. They have a strong appreciation for the rich deep-blue colour of their homelands sky, something the country is well-known for. On nearly 300 days in the year the sky of Mongolia is clear and blue. Also, it is alleged, that all new-born Mongolian children have a blue mark on their backs.
The members of KHUKH MONGOL came together 1997 in Ulaan Baator and have travelled since then under the direction of Dashtseren Erdenebold as musical Ambassadors of Mongolia through the world.
KHUKH MONGOL contains of studied singers and musicians of typical Mongolian instruments such as horse head violin, dulcimer, flute and bass. In the group is also the wife of the leader, the Khoeoemii,a female singer Purevsuren Usukhjargal, which masters this singing technique as one of three women in Mongolia !
As a further musical characteristic, their son, the seven-year-old Erdenebold Tuguldur is to be heard with Overtone-Voice & Throat-Singing on the track: "Tavan Hasag".
Since 1998 the group had many great appearances with their comprehensive repertoire from traditional instrumental music, songs (Khoomi, Magtaal praise) and dances (religious mask dance Tsam, traditional mask dance, traditional dance Bijelgee) in whole Western Europe, USA and Japan. The musicians and dancers of Khukh Mongol participated successfully in numerous jazz- and folk music festivals in Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands and Belgium. Khukh Mongol performs in traditional Mongolian costumes that are made up of mainly of heavy brocade material in wonderful designs and brilliant colours. All musicians from Khukh Mongol are professionals who studied Mongolian folk music.