Mongolia
Leetiv Namdagjanchivin
Mongolia
Architect by profession, fine art artist & poet translator by vocation and remaining forever as a carefree steppe nomad, straight as a pureblood descendant of the Great Mongolian Emperor Genghis Khan, creator of the Largest Empire ever exist in the Earth.   Born in Ulziit sum, BayanKhongor, Mongolia, as the seventh child of the nomadic herder’s family NamdagJanchivin of the Well-known Mongolian Clan OMBO, in 1948. Primary and Secondary-school education received in Bayan-Khongor, Mongolia.  Graduated in the Faculty of Architecture, University “Cyril and Methodius” 1975 in Skopye.  In the years (1975-1982) he was working as chief architect at the State Central Institute of Projecting in UlaanBaatar, Mongolia. There are over 50 architectural objects which are built by his projects in Mongolia and Macedonia.  Laureate of the prestige award of the Union of the Mongolian Architects in 1982, as a best architectural work with the project “Kindergarden 90” built in Khujirt, Mongolia.   Working as a fashion designer (1983-2012) in the World Leading Companies YUCAN in Yugoslavia, RETROSPETTIVA in Los Angeles, USA and GLOBAL plus & TEXTILE DESIGN in Macedonia, with Master Study in San Francisco and New York in the same period.   He was a enthusiast of the literature and fine art painting yet from his childhood, learning the most complicated Mongolian ornaments from his mother, the nomadic woman Sangiikhand, later in the primary school years. Beside, long years professional work as a architect and fashion designer, his preoccupation for the poetry and fine art paint never stope. It is interesting to say that Litov has published only five poems to today’s day although he has over hundred poems in his manuscripts archive.  He is active participant in many International Poetry Festivals and long years associate of the International Poetry Festival “Struga Poetry Evenings” in Macedonia.       In edition of the Struga Poetry Festival, he has made the translation from Mongolian to Macedonian language “Anthology of the Contemporary Mongolian Poetry” published in 2012. There are many other Mongolian authors translated and published in Macedonian language, O.Dashbalbar, D.Uriankhai, G.Mend-Ooyo, Dan.Nyamaa, Gun.Ayurzana, B.Galsansukh, T.Erdene-Ochir and others . . . There are also separate publication of Macedonian poets (A.Karamanov, B.Koneski, M.Matevski, Slave G.Dimoski, B.Cvetkoski, R.Kumbaroski and others) translated and published in Mongolian language, in the Mongolian prestige literary and poetry monthly GUN by the Mongolian Academy of Culture and Poetry.   Litov NamdagJanchivin has a numerous exhibitions of his art works in Mongolia, Macedonia and USA. Many of his art works are finding in private collection of an individual Art Collectors and Companies. Participant in International Art Colonies and many of his art works were donated in charitable purposes in the country and abroad.   Mr.Litov NamdagJanchivin is Honorary Consul of Mongolia in the Republic of Macedonia.