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GO KG's Bishkek Events Guide Weekly

GO KG's Bishkek Events Guide Weekly

While Bishkek is not the richest city for different events, it doesn't necessarily mean there is nothing to do here. In GO KG's Events Guide Weekly we are collecting the most interesting events of the coming week.

 

Monday, Aug 21

American Film Night, 8 pm

Dodo Pizza is organizing an American film night — this time it's Marc Forster's Stranger Than Fiction (2006). 

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

 

Tuesday, Aug 22

Food, Inc.: Film & Discussion, 8 pm

Food-sharing community of Bishkek is organizing a meeting to show Food, Inc. film and to present their efforts on promoting food-sharing in Bishkek. 

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

 

Wednesday, Aug 23

Expo as a Part of Global Snow Leopard & Ecosystem Protection Forum, 9 am

This is the event of the year in the Kyrgyz Republic, which is a homeland to snow leopards. The latter is a symbol of the country. The forum will bring together representatives of the twelve snow leopard range countries. The event aims to strengthen the existing efforts of the range countries to protect the snow leopard. Find the forum program here. Earlier we've explained what the forum is here.

Venue: multiple locations (see website)
Tel.: n/a | website | Facebook event
Entrance: free of charge

 

Thursday, Aug 24

Global Snow Leopard & Ecosystem Protection Forum, 9 am

This is the event of the year in the Kyrgyz Republic, which is a homeland to snow leopards. The latter is a symbol of the country. The forum will bring together representatives of the twelve snow leopard range countries. The event aims to strengthen the existing efforts of the range countries to protect the snow leopard. Find the forum program here. Earlier we've explained what the forum is here.

Venue: multiple locations (see website)
Tel.: n/a | website | Facebook event
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 Thursday.

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

 

Friday, Aug 25

Global Snow Leopard & Ecosystem Protection Forum, 9 am

This is the event of the year in the Kyrgyz Republic, which is a homeland to snow leopards. The latter is a symbol of the country. The forum will bring together representatives of the twelve snow leopard range countries. The event aims to strengthen the existing efforts of the range countries to protect the snow leopard. Earlier we've explained what the forum is here.

Venue: multiple locations (see website)
Tel.: n/a | website | Facebook event
Entrance: free of charge

 

Saturday, Aug 26

500 Years of Spanish Music Concert, 4 pm

A guest from Spain, Guillem Perez-Quer, an award-winning musician from Barcelona will perform for you this Saturday. You will enjoy the works of Spanish composers and guitar players at this solo concert.

Venue: Kyrgyz National Conservatory, 115, Dzhantoshev str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 570 225
Entrance: free of charge


Musical Erkindik, 6 pm

If you haven't already, it's a must-visit — lots of different music on the main boulevard of Bishkek. It's a new event type for Bishkek — ololo Art Studio started organizing it last year and it quickly became quite popular.

Venue: Erkindik blvd.
Tel.: +996 (777) 990 079
Entrance: free of charge


Wild Tales, 7 pm

'Inoe Kino' ('other films' from Russian) film club has launched voting for films. This week's winner is Damian Szifron's Wild Tales. The film 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


All Night 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. And this one is special — it's an all night event with lots of music. And beer.

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


Sangria Party, 9 pm

Lots of Sangria. And music. This Saturday night in Zusmanovich's Suitcase.

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

 

Sunday, Aug 27

Open-air Food Festival, 6 pm

A part of Orozbekov street between Toktogul and Moskovskaia streets has around 10 restaurants. And all of them unite every Sunday from 6 pm to 23 pm to take part in an open-air food festival. If you haven't already, it makes sense to check it out.

Venue: Orozbekov str.
Tel.: +996 (559) 979 222
Entrance: free of charge

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