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Producer: Pearly Jacob
Location: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Distributor: AOL On, SH YouTube
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Contortion can be seen in Cirque du Soleil or cabaret shows around the world, but for many Mongolians it’s more than just a performance. Norovsambuu Budbazar, a pioneer of modern Mongolian contortion, wants Unesco to recognize the practice as part of her country’s intangible cultural heritage.