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Camels, Color Kick-off Mongolia's Naadam Festival

Mongolians celebrated the start of the revered Naadam festival in Ulaanbaatar with a traditional opening ceremony featuring burly wrestlers, camel riding and traditional dance. President Tsakhia Elbegdorj presided over the opening of the three-day event on Monday, with more than 2,000 participants packed into the National Stadium in the capital. The ceremony was aired live on television. Naadam centers around the three "men's sports" of horse racing, wrestling and...

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