Your Unofficial Guide to Kyrgyz Republic

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, Feb 13

Charity Concert to Help Nurdan, 8 pm

An international charity concert to help Nurdan, who is 15 and has a serious form of arthritis. Two bands from Almaty, Steps and Soul Note will perform as well as local MuzEcology band.

Venue: Studio 247, 37, Erkindik blvd.
Tel.: +996 (557) 247 000
Entrance: KGS 1,000

 

Tuesday, Feb 14

Everything Starts with Love Concert, 6:30 pm

Presidential Manas chamber orchestra will present a program dedicated to St Valentine's Day with works from different countries and epochs. You can buy the tickets both in the Philharmonic and online.

Venue: Kyrgyz National Philharmonic, 251, Chui ave.
Tel.: +996 (555) 915 374
Entrance: KGS 400


Valentine's Day at Hyatt Regency Bishkek, 7 pm

Want to spend a romantic dinner in Hyatt's Crostini restaurant on St Valentine's Day? Here's an option. 

Venue: Hyatt Regency, 191, Abdrahmanov str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 661 234
Entrance: KGS 5,500 for two


Romeo and Juliet, 7:30 pm

Opera and Ballet Theatre invites to the world premiere of Romeo and Juliet performance. Tickets are available online and also both in the Opera and Ballet Theatre and Chicken Star restaurant.

Venue: Opera and Ballet Theatre, 167, Abdrahmanov str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 661 841 (theatre), +996 (558) 041 111 (Chicken Star) 
Entrance: KGS 400—KGS 800


Quiet Wednesday with Sulu Band and Viktoria Yurtaeva, 8 pm 

Want to just enjoy music this St Valentine's Day, there is an option for that too — Sulu Band and Viktoria Yurtaeva will perform for you at Studio 247.

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


Purple King [acoustic] Concert, 9 pm

Modern and Hard Rock band Purple King's concert in Zusmanovich's Suitcase is one of the options to celebrate St Valentine's Day in Bishkek.

Venue: Zusmanovich's Suitcase, 6/2, 4th micro-district.
Tel.: +996 (550) 223 667, (+996) 553 041 870
Entrance: free of charge

 

Wednesday, Feb 15

John Wick: Chapter 2, 6:50 pm

English movie club is a project by Cinematica movie theaters chain, where they show movies in English. his time it's a second part of John Wick, the English version of which will be shown at its 'Cosmopark' movie theater.

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


A nos amours (1983 by Maurice Pialat, 7 pm

Alliance Francaise Bishkek is organizing its traditional movie event — this time it's 1983 movie by Maurice Pialat.

Venue: Alliance Française, 477, Frunze str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 623 120
Entrance: free of charge
Language: French with English subtitles


Latino Valentine Party, 8 pm

RIO Social Dance School is organizing a Valentine party with lots of music and dancing. 

Venue: Studio 247, 37, Erkindik blvd.
Tel.: +996 (557) 247 000
Entrance: KGS 100

 

Thursday, Feb 16

Jazz Cover Pop with Sulu Band, 8 pm

Sulu Band with its best cover songs — from jazz to pop this Thursday. 

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

 

Friday, Feb 10

Friday Live Music Lounge with Fandango, 7 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


Stand Up Comedy Bishkek and Music Party, 8 pm

This day has a double offer — Stand Up Comedy Bishkek's performance will be followed a music party with Saltanat Ashirova starting 10 pm. 

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

 

Saturday, Feb 11

Art Workshop with Rafael Vargas-Suarez and Dilbar, 2 pm

Dilbar Ashimbai is the founder of Dilbar Fashion House in Bishkek and Rafael Vargas-Suarez is a Mexican-born artist living in New York and working internationally. From 1991 to 1996 he studied astronomy and art history at the University of Texas at Austin and moved to New York City in 1997. He is primarily known for large-scale murals, paintings, drawings, and sound recordings. They will present their recent public art works.

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


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. This time young musicians — Bermet Turman and Roman Skromnov will perform their best songs. 

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


Zaria's Rock Concert, 9 pm

Zaria Rock Band is back and is giving a concert this Saturday.

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


Sweet Daddy and Shaman Ramha, 9 pm

Curious what experimental music is? Check this out — Sweet Daddy and Shaman Ramha will be performing (using some instruments made by themselves) this Saturday.

Venue: Zusmanovich's Suitcase, 6/2, 4th micro-district.
Tel.: +996 (550) 223 667, (+996) 553 041 870
Entrance: free of charge

 

Sunday, Feb 19

First Bishkek Sleddog Race, 10 am

This is the first sleddog race in Bishkek, pretty rare event for the city. There will be several categories including those for kids. Parties interested in taking part, should register here in advance. 

Venue: across South Gates Park (Victory Park or 'Iuzhnye vorota')
Tel.: +996 (557) 025 039
Entrance: free of charge, KGS 350 and KGS 150 for adult participants and kids respectively


Argentinian Tango Night, 9 pm

Amal Sher Kurbanov's class on Argentinian tango for those who want to learn dancing. 

Venue: Zusmanovich's Suitcase, 6/2, 4th micro-district.
Tel.: +996 (550) 223 667, (+996) 553 041 870
Entrance: free of charge


Sorseleria Rock Concert, TBA

Another rock concert this week — this time from Sorseleria Rock Band. 

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

Trekking Union of Kyrgyz Republic: Calendar for February 2017

Trekking Union of Kyrgyz Republic: Calendar for February 2017

Economic Self-Sufficiency Through the Art

Economic Self-Sufficiency Through the Art