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GO KG's Bishkek Events Guide Weekly

GO KG's Bishkek Events Guide Weekly

We kept seeing questions about events in Bishkek from expats and foreign guests. And there was no information in English. Well, until now. GO KG launches Events Guide Weekly — we will collect the most interesting events of the coming week in a weekly guide.

Monday, Nov 21

Classical Music Concert, 2 pm

Program of the concerts includes works of Fere, Maldybaev, Vlasov, Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Schubert, Schumann, Wagner, and Lehar.

Venue: National Philharmonic, 253, Chui ave.
Tel.: +996 (312) 660 382
Entrance: free of charge


Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, 6:30 pm

English movie club is a project by Cinematica movie theaters chain, where they show movies in English. This time it's 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' from a Harry Potter world, the English version of which will be shown at its 'Cosmopark' movie theater.

Venue: VEFA Shopping Center, Gorky str. / Baitik Baatyra str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 596 688
Entrance: KGS 290

 

Tuesday, Nov 22

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, 7 pm

English movie club is a project by Cinematica movie theaters chain, where they show movies in English. This time it's 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' from a Harry Potter world, the English version of which will be shown at its 'Cosmopark' movie theater.

Venue: Cosmopark, 7 microdistrict
Tel.: +996 (312) 299 494
Entrance: KGS 290

 

Wednesday, Nov 23

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, 6:30 pm

English movie club is a project by Cinematica movie theaters chain, where they show movies in English. This time it's 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' from a Harry Potter world, the English version of which will be shown at its 'Cosmopark' movie theater.

Venue: VEFA Shopping Center, Gorky str. / Baitik Baatyra str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 596 688
Entrance: KGS 290


'Nail' Charity Concert, 8 pm

A charity concert to help Nail Nasritdinov to fight his illness. Nail is one of the old friends of the club, a very kind and loving dad and husband, who is now going through a complex and expensive treatment. The concert will have all stars of the club — Saltanat Ashirova, MuzEcology, Combo Band, Galina Ketova and many other. All funds collected will be directed to the payment for Nail's treatment.

Venue: Studio 247, 37, Erkindik blvd.
Tel.: +996 (557) 247 000
Entrance: KGS 500


Wednesday Live Jazz with Salt Peanuts, 8 pm

Traditional Wednesday jazz event in Chicken Star with a legendary Salt Peanuts jazz band, who got on the pages of 'The Economist'.

Venue: Chicken Star, 36, Erkindik ave.
Tel.: +996 (558) 041 111
Entrance: KGS 150

 

Thursday, Nov 24

'Crazy Day or the Marriage' Vaudeville, 6 pm

One-act vaudeville by Sergei Matveev, 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Venue: Aitmatov Russian Drama Theater, 122, Tynystanov str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 662 032
Entrance: ticket price varies, 
Language: Russian

 

Friday, Nov 25 

Black Friday at Bishkek Park, 10 am to 12 am

The shopping center has discounts up to 80% and works till 12 am this Friday. There also will be a fashion show and entertainment program.

Venue: Bishkek Park, 146, Kievskaia str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 691 111
Entrance: free of charge


Stand Up Comedy Bishkek IV, 6 pm

Local stand up artists will present their 'Funny people cry too' concert.

Venue: Tunguch Concert Hall, 168, Chui ave.
Tel.: +996 (555) 416 868
Entrance: ticket price varies
Language: Russian


Artist Talk with Evgenii Fix, 6:30 pm

Artist talk with Evgenii Fix: Ideological inversions: queer of Soviet projects, ideology and cold war. Evgenii Fix is an American painter born in Moscow and living in New York since 1994. Main theme of his art work is rethinking and actualization of superseded, forgotten and sidelined historical narratives. His works are exhibited in galleries and museums of modern art in Australia, Mexico, Russia and U.S. During the artist talk he will tell about his old and new projects.

Venue: ShTAB, 147-5, Moskovskaia str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 976 803
Entrance: free of charge


Travel&Tourism Hackathon Ideation Session #2, 6:30 pm

Within the framework of Travel&Tourism Hackathon there will be a series of seminars for potential participants, where they can learn more about current problems and challenges of tourism and generate potential ideas and projects to be realized on the hackathon. This a third session already.

Venue: Sierra Tash-Rabat, 1 G, Gorky str.
Tel.: +996 (554) 655 755
Entrance: free of charge


Shaman Party: 'Ornaments', 9 pm

Tambourine rhythms: workshops on how to use a tambourine, guimbarde and ratchet. And, perhaps, some dancing and singing.

Venue: Zusmanovich's Suitcase, 4/2, 4th micro-district
Tel.: +996 (553) 041 870, +996 (550) 223 667
Entrance: free of charge


Live Music with Saltanat Ashirova, 9 pm

Saltanat Ashirova's solo concert with songs, dancing, socializing and fun.

Venue: Studio 247, 37, Erkindik blvd.
Tel.: +996 (557) 247 000
Entrance: KGS 250

 

Saturday, Nov 26

Scientific Weekend at Children's Scientific Complex, 10 am

The complex has prepared the following program for kids: 10:00 am to 8 pm — tours around the complex. 12:00 pm — 'Freezing' scientific show, 3:00 pm — 'Chain Reaction' scientific game, 4:30 pm — 'Chemical Reactions: Making a Mashem' workshop.

Venue: Children's Scientific Complex, 163/1, Moskovskaia str. (entrance from Isanov str.)
Tel.: +996 (550) 223 344, +996 (558) 995 554
Entrance: KGS 100 for kids, KGS 150 for accompanying adults and KGS 250 for a worhshop


'Stalker' by Andrei Tarkovsky, 6 pm

'Inoe Kino' ('other movies' from Russian) movie club is announcing its 9th meeting to learn more about Andrei Tarkovsky, watch his 'Stalker' and discuss. The movie club is a community of art film fans in Bishkek.

Venue: ololohaus co-working and events space, 163/1, Moskovskaia str. (entrance from Isanov str.)
Tel.: +996 (553) 230 101
Entrance: KGS 100
Language: Russian


Facebook Party, 7 pm

Zolden Beer announces Facebook party with beer, contests, socializing, dancing and gifts. 

Venue: Zolden Beer, 62, Orozbekov str.
Tel.: +996 (559) 979 222
Entrance: KGS 500 (ticket price includes drinks and food within the price)


Saturday Open Mic Night, 8 pm

Brave enough to get on Chicken Star's stage? Any musicians are welcome to call +996 (554) 080 493 to sign up for a performance. Or you can just come as a visitor. 

Venue: Chicken Star, 36, Erkindik ave.
Tel.: +996 (558) 041 111
Entrance: free of charge


Retro Music Party, 8 pm

Live retro music party called 'The Old Boulevard' with Aidin Dzhumaliev, Eric Dzhumahmatov, Esen Saliev, Sergei Zernii, Galina Ketova, and Gala Theater.

Venue: Studio 247, 37, Erkindik blvd.
Tel.: +996 (557) 247 000
Entrance: KGS 300


BlueNote Concert, 9 pm

The band from Almaty was founded back in October 2013. The band's music style is rock, pop rock, blues, and acoustic.

Venue: Zusmanovich's Suitcase, 4/2, 4th micro-district
Tel.: +996 (553) 041 870, +996 (550) 223 667
Entrance: free of charge

 

Sunday, Nov 27

Scientific Weekend at Children's Scientific Complex, 10 am

The complex has prepared the following program for kids: 10:00 am to 8 pm — tours around the complex. 12:00 pm — 'Master of Fire' scientific show, 4:30 pm — 'Pure Chemistry' workshop, 5:00 pm — 'Freezing' scientific show.

Venue: Children's Scientific Complex, 163/1, Moskovskaia str. (entrance from Isanov str.)
Tel.: +996 (550) 223 344, +996 (558) 995 554
Entrance: KGS 100 for kids, KGS 150 for accompanying adults and KGS 250 for a worhshop


Fahrenheit 451 Book Club Discussion, 2 pm

All bookworms of Bishkek are welcome to attend the second meeting of the book club to discuss Fahrenheit 451 this time.

Venue: Sierra Tash-Rabat, 1 G, Gorky str.
Tel.: +996 (554) 655 755
Entrance: free of charge
Language: Russian

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