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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, Feb 20

Concept of Soviet in Central Asia Book Presentation, 6 pm

ShTAB is announcing a new type of events. They will take place in the beginning of every art season. This event will have a presentation of the ShTAB's book on understanding the Soviet experience in Central Asia. ShTAB will also announce its plans for the season. The event is also a good place for networking with people of art, media aand activists.

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


Argentinian Tango Night, 8 pm

Love tango? Then don't miss this Argentinian tango night at Chicken Star, owner of which is also a huge fan.

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

 

Tuesday, Feb 21

Kyrgyz IT Forum 2017, 9 am

One of the largest IT events in the Kyrgyz Republic, the forum is aimed at providing a platform for all interested parties to discuss the future of the IT sector in the country. Registration in advance is mandatory.

Venue: Orion Business Center, 21, Erkindik blvd.
Tel.: +996 (312) 545 580
Entrance: free of charge


Interior Sketching Workshop, 7 pm

Anna Markina, a designer from Saint Petersburg will be teaching interior sketching on this workshop. Anna has founded Avangard Project group of companies, which includes a design studio and a design school. She is a recipient of prestigious interior design awards like PREMIUM DESIGN, PINWIN and Best Of Houzz 2017. Registration in advance is mandatory.

Venue: ololohaus co-working and events space, 103, Ibraimov str. (Victory Business Center, 3rd floor)
Tel.: +996 (552) 230 101
Entrance: KGS 500

 

Wednesday, Feb 22

Jules et Jim (1962) by François Truffaut, 7 pm

Alliance Francaise Bishkek is organizing its traditional movie event — this time it's 1962 movie by François Truffaut.

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


Window Garden Workshop, 7 pm

A workshop with Renat Dzhaparov, general director of Chandra Gardens, who has over 15 years of experience. Learn how to grow different types of herbs, vegetables and berries. Registration in advance is mandatory.

Venue: ololohaus co-working and events space, 103, Ibraimov str. (Victory Business Center, 3rd floor)
Tel.: +996 (552) 230 101
Entrance: KGS 400


Silence, 8:15 pm

English movie club is a project by Cinematica movie theaters chain, where they show movies in English. This time it's Silence, 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

 

Thursday, Feb 23

Pishpek City in Zusmanovich's Suitcase, 9 pm

Different types of rock from Pishpek City band are awaiting you this Thursday night.

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


MuzEcology Holiday Concert, 9 pm

A holiday concert dedicated to the Defender of the Fatherland Day with MuzEcology performing. 

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

 

Friday, Feb 24

Give Us a Bassoon, 7 pm 

All proceeds from this classical music concert will be used to buy a bassoon for the students of one of the musical schools with 450 students in Bishkek. The school's bassoon class has only one musical instrument and piano duet of Manuel Schweizer (France) and Kanykei Medetbekova (Kyrgyz Republic) have decided to support the school.

Venue: Kyrgyz National Philharmonic, 251, Chui ave.
Tel.: +996 (312) 614 015
Entrance: KGS 350


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


Music from Combo Band, 8 pm

Jazz, Latino, funk, blues — see anything you like? Then come join this Combo Band evening this Friday.

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

 

Saturday, Feb 25

Wong Kar-wai's Retrospective: The Grandmaster, 6 pm

'Inoe Kino' ('other movies' from Russian) movie club's retrospective of Wong Kar-wai starts with his The Grandmaster this Saturday. The movie club is a community of art film fans in Bishkek.

Venue: ololohaus co-working and events space, 103, Ibraimov str. (Victory Business Center, 3rd floor)
Tel.: +996 (777) 777 217
Entrance: KGS 100
Language: Russian


Last Sounds of Winter, 6 pm

Bach, Strauss, Kreisler, Anderson — classical music concert, last in this winter, which is reflected in the concert's name.

Venue: Kyrgyz National Philharmonic, 251, Chui ave.
Tel.: +996 (312) 614 015
Entrance: KGS 200


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 to see who turned out to be brave this Saturday.

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


Retro Live Music Party, 8 pm

Retro live music from with songs of our youth this Saturday in Studio 247.

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


Boots and Pants Party, 9 pm

Put your best shoes on and join this Boots and Pants party with lots of techno and tech house music from DJ Tanesko.

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

 

Sunday, Feb 26

Pigmalion Show Musical, 5 pm

American University of Central Asia's DEBUTE-MIRRORS Musical Theatre has prepared a new show — a musical with 70 artists. All proceeds will go to charity.

Venue: Kyrgyz National Philharmonic, 251, Chui ave.
Tel.: +996 (312) 915 000
Entrance: KGS 300


Alexei Uchitel's 'Uchitel' Movie, 9 pm

Zusmanovich's Suitcase invites to the traditional movie night. This time it's Alexei Uchitel's 'Progulka'.

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

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