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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, Dec 5

 

Tuesday, Dec 6

Startup Tuesday with Viacheslav Kim, 7 pm

This Tuesday the discussion will be dedicate to robots, copters, 3D printing, and technology in general. The guest of the event is Viacheslav Kim, founder of GEEK microelectronics shop.

Venue: ololohaus co-working and events space, 163/1, Moskovskaia str. (entrance from Isanov str.)
Tel.: +996 (553) 230 101
Entrance: KGS 200
Language: Russian


Allied, 7:20 pm

English movie club is a project by Cinematica movie theaters chain, where they show movies in English. This time it's 'Allied' with Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard, the English version of which will be shown at its movie theater.

Venue: Cosmopark, 7 microdistrict
Tel.: +996 (312) 299 494
Entrance: KGS 260

 

Wednesday, Dec 7

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


Jazz Night Gig, 8 pm

Love Jazz? Nourghiz Chekilova will be performing this Wednesday.

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

 

Thurday, Dec 8

Bishkek Investment Forum, 8 am

Bishkek Investment Forum is a place for businesses to attract investments for development as well as a place for investors to look for capital growth opportunities. A number of business projects will be presented, both those under $500K and those over.

Venue: Damas International Hotel, 107, Dzhumabeka str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 882 333, +996 (550) 140 066, +996 (701) 448 822
Entrance: KGS 1,000


Book Thursday: East of Eden, John Steinbeck, Meeting II, 6:30 pm

The book club of ololohaus offers to start reading East of Eden from Dec 1 to Dec 22 and to discuss it. The reading is split by 40 pages per day from Sunday to Thursday. This is part II. 

Venue: ololo art studio, 92, Toktogul str.
Tel.: +996 (555) 777 400
Entrance: KGS 100
Language: Russian

 

Friday, Dec 9

Friday Live Music Lounge with Fandango, 8 pm

Traditional Friday Live Music Lounge with Fandango — combination of tasty Spanish sounds, Latino rhythms and positive atmosphere.

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


Opening of a New Canto Karaoke, 12 am

Canto Karaoke has been renewed and now has an opening this Friday.

Venue: Canto Karaoke, 1 G, Gorky str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 442 804
Entrance: free of charge

 

Saturday, Dec 10

German Christmas Market, 1 pm

A Christmas charity event — German Christmas Market with wine, sausages and Christmas music. 

Venue: Steinbrau, 5, Herzen str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 680 828
Entrance: free of charge


Christmas Chords of Europe, 6 pm

European Union's Representative Office in Kyrgyz Republic invites everybody to a classical music concert of European composers called 'Christmas Chords of Europe'. Presidential Manas Orchestra will present a program with works from different European countries.

Venue: Kyrgyz National Philharmonic, 251, Chui ave.
Tel.: +996 (771) 950 251
Entrance: free of charge


Office Christmas Party, 8:45 pm

English movie club is a project by Cinematica movie theaters chain, where they show movies in English. This time it's 'Office Christmas Party', the English version of which will be shown at its 'VEFA' movie theater.

Venue: VEFA Shopping Center, Gorky str. / Baitik Baatyra str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 596 688
Entrance: KGS 280


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. Like these guys — Inspire Band, who are just starting their music career. Or you can just come as a visitor. 

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


Live Music from MuzEcology, 9 pm

Live music from MuzEcology this Saturday.

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

 

Sunday, Dec 11

Konorchek — Kakao Colored Space, 7 am

A tour to one of the most beautiful canyons in Kyrgyz Republic, Konorchek.

Venue: Konorchek Canyon
Tel.: +996 (772) 183 265
Entrance: KGS 600


Ski Day + Swiss Fondue at Ak-Tash Ski Resort, 8 am

Ak-Tash is a ski resort not far from Bishkek, Nomad's Land offers a ski day with the following program:
8:00 Departure from Bishkek
8:30 Collection of the skis/snowboards at our rental shop
10:00 Arrival at Ak-Tash Ski Resort
10:00 — 16:00 Skiing
4:30 — 6.30 pm Sauna
7 pm Dinner with Swiss Fondue and French dry white wine
9 pm Drive back to Bishkek, will drop you at your residence.

Venue: Ak-Tash Ski Resort
Tel.: +996 (554) 638 747, +996 (771) 638 747
Entrance: KGS 3,400 (Price includes only: 1) Transfer to the ski base both ways in 4WD vehicle (Delica) 2) Ski or Snowboard rental (Ski/Snowboard/Boots/Poles) 3) Ski pass at Ak Tash ski base 4) Tea 5) Sauna (1 hour) 6) Dinner with Swiss Fondue, salad and local meat delicatessen 7) 2 glasses of French dry white wine (Bila-Haut, Cotes-du-Roussillon)


70th UNICEF Anniversary, 'The Beginning of Life' Movie, 4 pm

The movie is one of the events dedicated to the 70th UNICEF anniversary. It is supposed to make us all think how responsible we are to this unique period of early development, which defines present and future of mankind.

Venue: Russia Movie Theater, 213, Chui ave.
Tel.: +996 (312) 611 224
Entrance: free of charge


Wes Anderson Retrospective: Rushmore, 6 pm

'Inoe Kino' ('other movies' from Russian) movie club is announcing retrospective of Wes Anderson and starts with his Rushmore this Sunday. 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


Music Party, 8 pm

Hapanasasa and jazz singer from Almaty — NAsia, a yound talented Kazakh singer, alumni of Tagir Zaripov Jazz School and Accademia del suono, Milan. Hapanasasa is dub music band.

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


Office Christmas Party, 8:45 pm

English movie club is a project by Cinematica movie theaters chain, where they show movies in English. This time it's 'Office Christmas Party', the English version of which will be shown at its 'VEFA' movie theater.

Venue: VEFA Shopping Center, Gorky str. / Baitik Baatyra str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 596 688
Entrance: KGS 260

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