Two Mongolian singers have made it to the top 20 of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition.
Soloist of the Mariinsky Theater of Russia, recipient of the Order of Chinggis Khaan (the highest prize of Mongolia), State Honored Artist G.Ariunbaatar and soloist of the State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet B.Batjargal competed with more than 300 talented young singers from over 50 countries.
BBC Cardiff Singer of the World takes place every two years. The final round of the competition will take place from June 18 to 25. Twenty finalists will perform in front of a jury of distinguished opera experts and equally discerning experts in the final stage of the competition.
Among the finalists are singers from Italy, the USA, the UK, Norway, Turkey, Armenia, Mongolia, South Korea, South Africa, Belgium and Australia.
Previously, soloist of the State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet of Mongolia E.Amartuvshin won the Audience Prize at the BBC Cardiff Singers of the World 2015.