2022/07/30 The 4th Servas East Asia Online Meeting Mongolia nomad life attracts global attention YouTube comments Free stay in a ger
The 4th Servas East Asia Online Meeting, organized and facilitated by Servas Taiwan, officially debuted at 2:00 p.m. Taipei time on July 30, 2022, attracting 114 members from 27 countries on five continents to sign up to participate. The secretary of Taiwan office in Mongolia, Jimmy Kao, also attended the event to experience the exchange between Servas members worldwide.
There is also a lucky draw event for this meeting. Share your thoughts after watching the video on YouTube by writing the message below the video ended with #Servas #Songtiangang #Mongolia #Taiwan by 12:00, Aug. 27, 2022 (Taiwan time), you will have an opportunity to get one night ger (traditional Mongolian house/tent) stay with breakfast and dinner for 2 persons, sponsored by Taiwan Songtiangang Mongolian Resort.
The topic, Mongolia nomadic life, was first introduced by Hishig, national secretary of Servas Mongolia. Mongolia is the 19th largest country by land area in the world, with a population of 3.4 million people, only 2 people per square kilometer (651 people per square kilometer in Taiwan). Currently, there are still 25 % of the population live a nomadic life and move 4 times a year. They live in gers. The biggest festival every year is the Naadam in July, where wrestling, archery, horse racing and other competitions are held.
Another member, Byambaa, introduced that before an adult man gets married, his family will build a ger together for him. He used a video to explain how to build a ger and his daughter's birthday celebration on the grassland. Urje took herself as an example to introduce the life of ordinary young families in the Mongolian countryside.
Although there are only 9 Servas members in Mongolia, they are full of vitality. They once hosted the 2019 East Asia Meeting and have conducted 4 exchange programs with Japan. One of them even went to Japan to visit with a group of children with Down syndrome. Impressed and admired. A member's child, Delgertsogt, who is only 13 years old, is already the electronic guitarist of a band. In 2022 amateur talent show, the Voice of Mongolia, he became famous and has a brilliant career. On the day of the meeting, he shown up and welcome everyone to Mongolia in fluent English.y.
Mei, the area coordinator of the East Asia region, expressed her special thanks to the Mongolian team for their wonderful sharing, as well as the volunteers from all over the world who helped the meetings. These volunteers include: meeting administrators (Israel: Claudia, Japan: Nagata, Korea: Junghee, Spain: Anouk, Taiwan: Mei, Jojo, Keith, Wenfeng, Chin-wen), and 13 group leaders (Germany: Hannelore; Israel: Arik, Tova, Avi; Japan: Takamoto, Nagata, Toshie ; Korea: Kyuok, Junghee; Taiwan: Tracy, Terry, Melody and UK: Jamie).