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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, May 8

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2, 11:30 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 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2, 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 120 (day) / KGS 260 (evening)


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


Drainpipe Jazz Night, 9 pm

Drainpipe refers to the famous poem by Russian poet, Vladimir Maiakovsky. Jam session in Zusmanovich's Suitcase this Monday.

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

 

Tuesday, May 9

Kok-boru and Horse-riding Games, 8:30 am

Horse-riding games dedicated to Victory Day will take place this Tuesday at Ak-Kula hippodrome. 8:30 to 9:30 am there will be er-enish (horseback wrestling), 9:30 am to 11 am — kok-boru (goat polo game for the 3rd place), 11 am to 11:30 am — salburuun (different types of hunting), 11:30 am to 12 pm — stuntmen performance, 12 pm to 1:30 pm — kok-boru finals and 2 pm to 6 pm — nine types of horse racing.

Venue: Ak-Kula Hippodrome
Tel.: n/a
Entrance: free of charge


Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2, 11:30 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 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2, 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 120 (day) / KGS 260 (evening)


Rare and Custom Motorcycles Exhibition, 6 pm

Lots of retro and custom motorcycles this Tuesday in Peppers. The program also includes different contests and awards.

Venue: Peppers Moto Bar
Tel.: +996 (555) 422 852
Entrance: free of charge

 

Wednesday, May 10

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2, 11:30 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 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2, 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 120 (day) / KGS 260 (evening)


Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2, 8 pm

English movie club is a project by Cinematica movie theaters chain, where they show movies in English. This time it's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2, 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

 

Thursday, May 11

European Film Festival, 6:30 pm

European Union in the Kyrgyz Republic is announcing European Film Festival 2017. Ten films from different member countries will be shown in Bishkek from May 11 to May 14. You can find the program of the festival here. While the event is free of charge, you need to book in advance here.

Venue: Manas cinema, 47, Mira ave.
Tel.: +996 (312) 344 875
Entrance: free of charge

 

Friday, May 12

Cities Forum 2017, 9 am

This is the largest urban development event of the year, where representatives from all cities of the Kyrgyz Republic, experts from 25 foreign countries, entrepreneurs, active citizens, state officials and politicans gather to exchange ideas and experience, discuss urban development and present different cases. You can register here

Venue: National Library, 208, Abdrahmanov str.
Tel.: +996 (777) 329 959
Entrance: free of charge


European Film Festival, 6:30 pm

European Union in the Kyrgyz Republic is announcing European Film Festival 2017. Ten films from different member countries will be shown in Bishkek from May 11 to May 14. You can find the program of the festival here. While the event is free of charge, you need to book in advance here.

Venue: Manas cinema, 47, Mira ave.
Tel.: +996 (312) 344 875
Entrance: free of charge


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

 

Saturday, May 13

Cities Forum 2017, 10 am

This is the largest urban development event of the year, where representatives from all cities of the Kyrgyz Republic, experts from 25 foreign countries, entrepreneurs, active citizens, state officials and politicans gather to exchange ideas and experience, discuss urban development and present different cases. You can register here

Venue: National Library, 208, Abdrahmanov str.
Tel.: +996 (777) 329 959
Entrance: free of charge


European Film Festival, 3 pm

European Union in the Kyrgyz Republic is announcing European Film Festival 2017. Ten films from different member countries will be shown in Bishkek from May 11 to May 14. You can find the program of the festival here. While the event is free of charge, you need to book in advance here.

Venue: Manas cinema, 47, Mira ave.
Tel.: +996 (312) 344 875
Entrance: free of charge


TILx Nomad, 4 pm

Inspired by TEDx Talk, TILx Nomad is platform for foreign guests to share their experience in the Kyrgyz Republic. The ideas then can turn into different products, which eventually will make life of tourists in the country much better. 

Venue: Kara-Bulak Eco Resort
Tel.: +996 (557) 556 166
Entrance: KGS 400 (transportation included)


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


EMM Edition 23, 9 pm

This is the 23rd EMM music event and this time it will take place in Bar@191. 

Venue: Hyatt Regency, 191, Abdrahmanov str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 661 234
Entrance: KGS 200

 

Sunday, May 14

European Film Festival, 3 pm

European Union in the Kyrgyz Republic is announcing European Film Festival 2017. Ten films from different member countries will be shown in Bishkek from May 11 to May 14. You can find the program of the festival here. While the event is free of charge, you need to book in advance here.

Venue: Manas cinema, 47, Mira ave.
Tel.: +996 (312) 344 875
Entrance: free of charge


Kuturgan Fest 2017, 4 pm

If you were waiting for a hard rock festival in Bishkek, here it is. 'Kuturgan' means 'fierce' from Kyrgyz and the event promises to be such. Six bands from the Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan and Russian are awaiting yourself at the festival.

Venue: Abstract Bar, 90, Manas ave.
Tel.: +996 (555) 922 776
Entrance: KGS 200—KGS 1,500

GO KG's Bishkek Events Guide Weekly

GO KG's Bishkek Events Guide Weekly

GO KG's Bishkek Events Guide Weekly

GO KG's Bishkek Events Guide Weekly