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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, Sep 25

 

Tuesday, Sep 26

It, 8:20 pm

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

 

Wednesday, Sep 27

Latino Party, 9 pm

Latino Party this Wednesday at Studio 247 with Fandango, a band from Cuba.

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

 

Thursday, Sep 28

Shanghai International Art Festival: Music, 11 am

Shanghai International Art Festival will last three days. It has several sections and will start with music this Thursday. The first day will have a classical music concert in the National Philharmonic.

Venue: National Philharmonic, 253, Chui ave.
Tel.: n/a | Facebook event
Entrance: free of charge


Joy4Life Art Night, 7 pm

Art, jazz and wine — lots of those will be at Chicken Star this Thursday night — learn more about local artists and enjoy Salt Peanuts jazz band.

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


Black Sabbath: The End of The End, 7:30 pm

English Movie Club is a project by Cinematica movie theaters chain, where they show movies in English. This time it's The End of the End documentary about the last tour of the legendary Black Sabbath band, 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 260

 

Friday, Sep 29

Shanghai International Art Festival: Film and Photography, 11 am & 4:30 pm

Shanghai International Art Festival will last three days. Day 2 is dedicated to film — two films from the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan will be shown at Manas cinema starting 11 am. The same day at 4:30 pm a photography exhibition will take place at the National Museum of Fine Arts with the works from Uzbekistan, China and the Kyrgyz Republic.

Venue: Manas cinema, 47, Mira ave. | The Gapar Aitiev Kyrgyz National Museum of Fine Arts, 196, Abdrahmanov str.
Tel.: n/a | Facebook event
Entrance: free of charge


Workshop on Free Traveling and Hitchhiking, 4 pm

Dama and Fred are two hitchhikers, who will be sharing some tips and advice from their experience of almost ten years of hitchhiking. They are currently in a trip that has taken them all the way from Europe to Chicken Star in Bishkek.

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


Friday Jazz Night with Salt Peanuts, 8 pm

Friday jazz nights in Chicken Star are back — meet the legendary Salt Peanuts jazz band, who got on the pages of 'The Economist'.

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


DJ Ruslan Sakeev at Zusmanovich's Suitcase, 9 pm

Love ambient techno? Then don't miss DJ Ruslan Sakeev at Zusmanovich's Suitcase this Friday night.

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

 

Saturday, Sep 30

A Hitchhiker’s Sketchbook Art Exhibition, 11 am

Dama is an American born self-taught artist with Polish and Palestinian roots. She has been traveling for much of her life and is currently on a hitchhiking trip that is already lasting almost 14 months. She has passed through 20 countries on the way here — you will feel that in her works. 

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


Her by Spike Jonze, 7 pm

'Inoe Kino' ('other films' from Russian) film club has launched voting for films. This week's winner is Spike Jonze's film, Her. 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


Shanghai International Art Festival: Theatre, 7 pm

Shanghai International Art Festival will last three days. Day 3 is dedicated to theatre. A perfomance called Stand Up Pushkin with artists from Kazakhstan will take place at Bishkek Drama Theatre.

Venue: Bishkek Drama Theatre, 28, Chui ave.
Tel.: n/a | Facebook event
Entrance: free of charge


Saturday Open Mic, 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


NAsia (Almaty) at Zusmanovich's Suitcase, 9 pm

Meet NAsia, a guest from Almaty. She is a rising star of Almaty's underground music.

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

 

Sunday, Oct 1

2Pac: All Eyez On Me, 9 pm

Watch a 2017 documentary about one of the rap legends, Tupac Amaru Shakur. 

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

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