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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, Jan 2

 

Tuesday, Jan 3

 

Wednesday, Jan 4

The Three Little Pigs Ballet for Kids, 11 am

Opera and Ballet Theatre invites to a two-act ballet for kids called 'The Three Little Pigs'. 

Venue: Opera and Ballet Theatre, 167, Abdrahmanov str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 661 841
Entrance: KGS 100 to KGS 200


Arts Block: Simple Truth Painting Workshop, 1 pm

A series of events will take place in Bishkek within the Arts Block. This is a painting workshop from Danakan Adashkanova, honored cultural luminary, called 'Simple Truth'. On top of that there will be an interactive game called 'Guide on Art'.

Venue: Green Door Art Studio, 6/1, Tynaliev str.
Tel.: +996 (558) 588 513, +996 (708) 221 313
Entrance: n/a


Jam Session, 9 pm

Need to relax after New Year holidays celebration? Come and join some of the best musicians at this Big Jam Session in Zusmanovich's Suitcase.

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

 

Thursday, Jan 5

The Cat's House Opera for Kids, 11 am

Opera and Ballet Theatre invites to a two-act opera for kids called 'The Cat's House' with the characters from this Russian tale. 

Venue: Opera and Ballet Theatre, 167, Abdrahmanov str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 661 841
Entrance: KGS 100 to KGS 200


Arts Block: Legends and Stories of Propmen Workshop, 1 pm

A series of events will take place in Bishkek within the Arts Block. This is a workshop called 'Chest' from Zhestovsky Nikolai, sculptor and head of Russian Drama Theatre's Restoration Studio. There also will be an interactive game called 'Legends and Stories of Propmen'.

Venue: Aitmatov Russian Drama Theatre, 122, Tynystanov str.
Tel.: +996 (558) 588 513, +996 (708) 221 313
Entrance: n/a


Mafia Quest in Frunze Museum, 6 pm

Join the game at the Frunze Museum: a head of the secret police finds out there are two double agents in the group. He invites everybody to the museum to find who they are. You only have to register till Jan 5, the day when the date of the game will be announced.

Venue: Frunze Museum, 364, Frunze str.
Tel.: +996 (553) 300 731
Entrance: n/a

 

Friday, Jan 6

Doctor Aibolit Ballet for Kids, 11 am

Opera and Ballet Theatre invites to a two-act ballet for kids called 'Doctor Aibolit', where they will meet all their favorite characters from Chukovsky's works. 

Venue: Opera and Ballet Theatre, 167, Abdrahmanov str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 661 841
Entrance: KGS 100 to KGS 200


Arts Block: Behind the Scenes Tour in Russian Drama Theatre, 1 pm

A series of events will take place in Bishkek within the Arts Block. This is a tour with Nurlan Asanbekov, production director and honored cultural luminary, in Russian Drama Theatre.

Venue: Aitmatov Russian Drama Theatre, 122, Tynystanov str.
Tel.: +996 (558) 588 513, +996 (708) 221 313
Entrance: n/a


Pizza Friday with Zhiidesh and Aiym Aiylchieva, 7 pm

You know Zhiidesh and Aiym, they were performing on the World Nomad Games. Zhiidesh is the winner of Turkvision contest and Aiym is one of the youngest Kyrgyz singers. This Friday they will make pizza for you, come and join them.

Venue: Dodo Pizza, 101/1, Shopokov str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 550 550, +996 (550) 180 940
Entrance: free of charge.


Concert of Manas Toktobaev, 9 pm

Manas Toktobaev is a traveler, a volunteer, and a musician. And this is his second concert in Zusmanovich's Suitcase.

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


Party with Saltanat Ashirova, 9 pm

Saltanat Ashirova's first concert in 2017, come and join the party.

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

 

Saturday, Jan 7

Arts Block: The Da Vinci Code Painting Workshop, 1 pm

A series of events will take place in Bishkek within the Arts Block. This is a painting workshop with Olga Dunganova, architect. There also will be an interactive exhibition dedicated to Leonardo Da Vinci and a quest game called 'Mechanisms. Flight' dedicated to works of Da Vinci.

Venue: Dubovyi Park Exhibition Hall, Dubovy Park
Tel.: +996 (558) 588 513, +996 (708) 221 313
Entrance: n/a

 

Sunday, Jan 8

The Nutcracker at ololohaus, 11 am

Wondering where to take your kids to this weekend? How about a musical fairy tale in ololohaus? The Nutcracker is for kids from 3 to 8. Just make sure you buy tickets till Friday as it's the last day they're sold.

Venue: ololohaus co-working and events space, 163/1, Moskovskaia str. (entrance from Isanov str.)
Tel.: +996 (555) 777 400
Entrance: KGS 250


Children Art Exhibition, 5 pm

Visit a children art exhibition at Chicken Star, which provided the 'Workshop' art studio a place within their STAR Art Space program. Paintings by kids will be present in Chicken Star will Feb 3.

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


Argentinian Tango Night, 9 pm

Guests from Russia, Yuliana Amelina and Roman Sokolov will teach you dancing Argentinian tango.

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


Fantastic Concert, 9 pm

Fantastic Concert this Sunday is a performance of AURA ethno jazz band.

Venue: Studio 247, 37, Erkindik blvd.
Tel.: +996 (557) 247 000
Entrance: KGS 200

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