Gankhuyag “Ganna” Natsag:
Gankhuyag “Ganna” Natsag, Mongolian American mask maker and visual artist, who live in Northern Virginia. Ganna is a language researcher, prolific artist whose ritual masks and costumes have been exhibited all over the world. Since 2009, GanNa helped curate the exhibition "Genghis Khan" at the world biggest museums Northern America. He is world renowned as a master of the ancient Buddhist ritual known as Tsam, and as a maker of the masks that are central to this ritual practice. He is currently working with the blessings of the Dalai Lama to build a World Peace Pagoda in Mongolia and a second, smaller version in Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.