Altai Khairkhan (Mongolian: Алтай Хайрхан) is an overtone singing ensemble from Mongolia founded in 2002 by Childeegiin Palamjav, Sambuugiin Pürevjav and Ejeegiin Toivgoo.
The members are from Uvs aimag, situated near the Altai Mountains, one of the main mountain ranges in West Mongolia. "Khairkhan" means to worship. Hence, "Altai Khairkhan" can be translated as "the worshipped Altai mountains". The band's repertoire comprises mainly of Mongolian traditional songs. The names of the original authors have been lost, but their poetry and… read more