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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, Nov 13

 

Tuesday, Nov 14

 

Wednesday, Nov 15

Chaif Concert at Promzona Club, 10 pm

The legendary Russian rock band is giving a concert this Wednesday at Promzona Club. The latter is turning 12 years now — that is a lot for a club in Bishkek. No wonder Promzona is considered one of the best clubs in town. 

Venue: Promzona Club, 16, Cholpon-Ata str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 900 244
Entrance: KGS 1,500

 

Thursday, Nov 16

Case Battle, 6:30 pm

Remember Startup Tuesday events? Well, they have a new format now — they've been turned into case battles where an actual entrepreneur comes and gives a case for participants to solve. The latter will be split into two teams, who will get 1 hour to propose their solution. The winner team will get presents from the organizing party and a chance to implement their solution in real business. Just don't forget to register.

Venue: ololohaus co-working and events space, 103, Ibraimov str. (Victory Business Center, 3rd floor)
Tel.: +996 (777) 990 050
Entrance: KGS 100

 

Friday, Nov 17

Friday Live Jazz with Combo Band, 8 pm

Talant Abdyldaev and Combo Band — lots of jazz music this Friday night at Chicken Star.

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


We Are The Rock Festival, 8 pm

November 17 and 17 bands are awaiting you this Friday at Metro Pub at We Are The Rock festival.

Venue: Metro Pub, 168, Chui ave.
Tel.: +996 (709) 372 616, +996 (555) 251 150
Entrance: KGS 300


The Justice League, 8:35 pm

English Movie Club is a project by Cinematica movie theaters chain, where they show movies in English. This time it's Justice League, 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


Electronic Music Session, 9 pm

One of the most interesting places in Bishkek is organising Electronic Music Session with guests from Almaty. 

Venue: Asanbay Center, 21/4, Aaly Tokombaev str.
Tel.: +996 (775) 979 500, +996 (312) 979 500
Entrance: KGS 300 18+

 

Saturday, Nov 18


The Justice League, 8:35 pm

English Movie Club is a project by Cinematica movie theaters chain, where they show movies in English. This time it's Justice League, 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


Saturday Open Mic (SOM) 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


Aberdeen at Zusmanovich's Suitcase, 9 pm

Guests from Almaty, Aberdeen band with their post-punk music concert this Saturday night at 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, Nov 19

Bishkek Half Marathon, 9 am

Bishkek Internaional Half Marathon 2017 is an event organised by Run the Silk Road — there will be 3, 10 and 21.97 km races. Registration is available here.

Venue: The Old Square, Abdymomunov str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 886 410, +996 (552) 991 339
Entrance: KGS 1,200


VII Iaido Festival, 11 am

Iaido Federation invites to its VII Iaido Festival this Sunday. Performances, dances, workshops and presentations will be awaiting you at the event. The major part of the event is iaido semifinals and finals, which will be followed by celebration.

Venue: Seitek Children Center, 197, Abdymomunov str.
Tel.: n/a | Facebook event
Entrance: free of charge


Experimental Art Exhibition, 5 pm

Disco in a Pharmacy is an experimental art exhibition. Come meet the new STAR Art Space resident, who is a young artist. 

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


Inoe Kino Film Club Meeting, 7 pm

'Inoe Kino' ('other films' from Russian) film club has launched voting for films. This week's winner is Andrei Tarkovsky's Solaris. 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

Karakol Series: People of Karakol

Karakol Series: People of Karakol

Pioneers of the Kyrgyz String Art

Pioneers of the Kyrgyz String Art