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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, Apr 10

Masterpieces of Chamber and Symphony Music, 6 pm

Enjoy the works of Shostakovich, Stravinsky and Prokofiev this Monday in the National Conservatory. 

Venue: Kyrgyz National Conservatory, 115, Zhantoshev str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 574 329
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, Apr 11

 

Wednesday, Apr 12

Organic Food Tasting Event, 4 pm

Don't say we don't care about vegetarians and vegans — here's an organic food tasting event for all fans of healthy food. Ecoland Healthy Food Shop and OA Kyrgyz Organic (we've wrote about them here), a Kyrgyz organic food manufacturer will present a wide range of meals for vegetarians and vegans. 

Venue: Ecoland Healthy Food Shop, 76, Abdrahmanov str.
Tel.: +996 (559) 506 999
Entrance: free of charge


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, Apr 13

My World, My Feelings, My Life, My Stories — Part 4, 8:30 pm

Another part of the concert by Mr. Oscar & Grand Band called My World, My Feelings, My Life, My Stories. 

Venue: Studio 247, 37, Erkindik blvd.
Tel.: +996 (557) 247 000
Entrance: KGS 400

 

Friday, Apr 14

Friday Live Music Lounge with Fandango, 7 pm

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

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


Romeo and Juliet, 7 pm

The premiere of Romeo and Juliet performance was earlier this year in February. Here's another chance for those, who couldn't enjoy the performance. Tickets are available online  and also in the Opera and Ballet Theatre.

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


The Fate of the Furious, 10:40 am and 8:30 pm

English movie club is a project by Cinematica movie theaters chain, where they show movies in English. This time it's the Fate of the Furious, 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 (KGS 140 for 10:40 am)

 

Saturday, Apr 15

Felting Workshop, 5 pm

ololo Art Studio is launching felting class soon. They're starting with this first felting workshop, where you can learn felting and even leave with a finished product.

Venue: ololohaus co-working and events space, 103, Ibraimov str. (Victory Business Center, 3rd floor)
Tel.: +996 (555) 808 083
Entrance: KGS 450


Dance Walking Bishkek IV, 6 pm

Clearly something new and unusual for Bishkek, which usually means very fun to take part in.

Venue: Manas ave. / Chuy ave. (next to National Philharmonic)
Tel.: n/a / Facebook event
Entrance: free of charge


Chungking Express by Wong Kar-wai, 7 pm

'Inoe Kino' ('other movies' from Russian) movie club's retrospective of Wong Kar-wai continues with his Chunking Express this Sunday. 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


The Fate of the Furious, 10:50 am and 8:30 pm

English movie club is a project by Cinematica movie theaters chain, where they show movies in English. This time it's the Fate of the Furious, 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 (KGS 140 for 10:40 am)


Saturday Open Mic Night, 9 pm

Brave enough to get on Chicken Star's stage? Any musicians, and now also poets or stand-up comedians are welcome 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


Pishpek City and O. Bender in Zusmanovich's Suitcase, 9 pm

Lots of live music in Zusmanovich's Suitcase this Saturday — two bands performing, O. Bender and Pishpek City.

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

 

Sunday, Apr 16

Pizza Day 2.0, 9 am

Dodo Pizza is celebrating its anniversary and is organizing the second Pizza Day. This means the first 500 orders will be only USD 1,5 while usually a regular pizza price is USD 5. Make sure you're on time — the line is usually quite large. 

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


Film Portfolio Workshop for Kids, 4 pm

A must-visit event for kids from 10 to 14 — this event is an acting workshop, where they will learn acting skills and learn more about cinema and theatre. A bonus is a photo-shoot for each of the participants, where they will be their favorite film characters.

Venue: ololohaus co-working and events space, 103, Ibraimov str. (Victory Business Center, 3rd floor)
Tel.: +996 (555) 777 400
Entrance: KGS 600


Legends in Contemporary Art, 5 pm

Meet people of art using legends in their work and watch the Kyrgyz Legends movie (here's the trailer), which will be followed by a discussion.

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


The Fate of the Furious, 10:50 am and 8:30 pm

English movie club is a project by Cinematica movie theaters chain, where they show movies in English. This time it's the Fate of the Furious, 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 (KGS 140 for 10:50 am)

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