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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, Dec 11

 

Tuesday, Dec 12

 

Wednesday, Dec 13

The Nutcracker Ballet in 3D, 6:30 pm

Any plans for the New Year's Eve weeks? Want your kids enjoy a wonderful fairytale by famous Russian composer? The Nutracker story will be presented this Friday in a new 3D format ballet for the first time in Bishkek. The performance will have exciting special effects and decorations. 

Venue: Opera and Ballet Theatre, 167, Abdrahmanov str.
Tel.: +996 (555) 029 177
Entrance: KGS 500 to 1,500


EU Film Month: Ovarian Psycos, 7 pm

European Union in the Kyrgyz Republic is announcing a film month — a number of films will be shown every week at ololohaus as a part of #EU4Democracy campaign. This week it's Ovarian Psycos, a documentary by Joanna Sokolowski and Kate Trumbull-LaValle. 'Single mom Xela, artist Andi, and newcomer Evie are members of Ovarian Psycos -- an unapologetic bicycle crew of young, Latina misfits from Eastside Los Angeles. By the light of the full moon they ride the streets together, seeking sisterhood as protection from the violence in their neighborhoods and broken homes.

Venue: ololohaus co-working and events space, 103, Ibraimov str. (Victory Business Center, 3rd floor)
Tel.: n/a | Facebook event
Entrance: free of charge

 

Thursday, Dec 14

Norwegian Fairy Tales, 11 am

Ak-Maral is the name of a Kyrgyz dance crew, who are giving a concert this Monday at the National Philharmonic.

Venue: National Philharmonic, 251, Chui ave.
Tel.: +996 (312) 614 015
Entrance: KGS 140


The Nutcracker Ballet in 3D, 6:30 pm

Any plans for the New Year's Eve weeks? Want your kids enjoy a wonderful fairytale by famous Russian composer? The Nutracker story will be presented this Friday in a new 3D format ballet for the first time in Bishkek. The performance will have exciting special effects and decorations. 

Venue: Opera and Ballet Theatre, 167, Abdrahmanov str.
Tel.: +996 (555) 029 177
Entrance: KGS 500 to 1,500


Thursday Tango Night, 9 pm

Missed tango nights at Chicken Star? They are back! Chihoon, the owner is a great tango fan too and gives lessons at Chicken Star. 

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

 

Friday, Dec 15

Christmas Workshop, all day long

Interesting workshops, fairs and performances will take place at Dubovy Park Exhibition Hall for three days from Dec 15 to Dec 17.

Venue: Dubovy Park Exhibition Hall, Dubovy Park
Tel.: +996 (773) 879 015, +996 (707) 189 497
Entrance: free of charge


Instrumental Christmas Music Night, 8 pm

Instrumental music night at Chicken Star with Chui Chamber Orchestra. 

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


Star Wars: The Last Jedi, 8:40 pm

English Movie Club is a project by Cinematica movie theaters chain, where they show movies in English. This time it's Star Wars: The Last Jedi, 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, Dec 16

Christmas Charity Fair, 10 am

Help the children hospice by buying Christmas presents from professional designers and artists this weekend.

Venue: Asanbay Center, 21/4, Aaly Tokombaev str.
Tel.: n/a | Facebook event
Entrance: KGS 200


Handmade Haus, 11 am

Want to make Christmas presents yourself? Not a problem. ololo art studio is launching Handmade Haus with a number of different workshops you can choose. Pick you favorite and start making your own handmade presents. 

Venue: ololohaus Manas, 29, Tabyshaliev str.
Tel.: n/a | Facebook event
Entrance: varies depending on a workshop, KGS 100–500


Christmas Bazar: ART to the WORLD, 12 pm

A number of Kyrgyz artists have made creative gifts for you, which will be available for sale this Saturday at Chicken Star. The gifts were made under the Star Art Space program of the restaurant aimed at supporting young artirts. 

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


Star Wars: The Last Jedi, 8:40 pm

English Movie Club is a project by Cinematica movie theaters chain, where they show movies in English. This time it's Star Wars: The Last Jedi, 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


Guitar Poetry Night, 9 pm

Guitar poetry night with a number of local artists 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, Dec 17

Jingle Mingle at Baan Baan Thai Cafe, 5 pm

Baan Baan Thai Cafe will be launching a new holiday menu and will be holding a NY-tree themed night at Baan Baan. Guests are invited to dress up like holiday tree ornaments, and guests without a costume are encouraged to donate to 'Heart to Heart' foundation. Special baked goods will also available for sale made by 'Give & Bake' (a new start-up initiative). A portion of the proceeds will be donated to 'Heart to Heart' foundation. Lastly, Canadian friends of Baan Baan, Kimberley and Attiya will be co-hosting this event and will join us as guest waitresses for the evening. Seats are limited, so make sure you don't forget book a table.

Venue: Baan Baan Thai Cafe, 193 A, Tynystanov str.
Tel.: +996 (778) 886 644
Entrance: free of charge


Inoe Kino Film Club Meeting, 5 pm

'Inoe Kino' ('other films' from Russian) film club has launched voting for films. This week's winner will be announced on Wednesday. The voting is held on the club's Facebook page. 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

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