Lunar New Year – A Feast of Hospitality
Lunar Calendar New Year or Tsagaan Sar (white moon) as Mongols call it, is the biggest event on the festival calendar for Mongols. The preparation involves thorough cleaning the house, settling of old debts and grudges, preparation of vast amount of traditional Mongolian food. It is a family celebration where younger family members visit and greet the elderly family members and a chance for extended family get to meet one another and get to know each other. Mongols wear their best and new traditional costumes and wish the year ahead turns out auspicious and healthy for them.