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The Meaning and Significance of Tsagaan Sar in Mongolian Culture

Tsagaan Sar, or White Moon, is a traditional Mongolian holiday celebrated on the first day of the lunar New Year. It is a time of renewal, joy, and celebration. Tsagaan Sar is one of the most important and beloved holidays in Mongolia, and it is celebrated with great enthusiasm by Mongolians of all ages. The holiday is celebrated with a variety of traditional activities, including feasting, singing, dancing, and gift-giving. During the holiday, families gather to share a traditional meal of buuz (steamed dumplings) and boortsog (fried dough).