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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, Apr 24

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


Tuesday, Apr 25

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 (552) 230 101
Entrance: KGS 200

Guitar Poetry Night, 8 pm

A guest from Almaty is performing this Tuesday, Natalia Kuleshova is a winner of numerous guitar poetry festivals.

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


Wednesday, Apr 26

Piano Music Concert, 6 pm

Yoshio Hamano, a guest from Japan will be performing this week in the National Philharmonic. Enjoy the piano music — works of Rachmaninoff, Beethoven, Scriabin, Shostakovitch and Balakirev

Venue: Kyrgyz National Philharmonic, 251, Chui ave.
Tel.: +996 (555) 614 929
Entrance: free of charge

Romeo and Juliet, 7 pm

The premiere of Romeo and Juliet performance was earlier this year in February. Here's another chance for those, who couldn't enjoy the performance. Tickets are available online and also in the Opera and Ballet Theatre.

Venue: Opera and Ballet Theatre, 167, Abdrahmanov str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 661 841 (theatre)
Entrance: KGS 400—KGS 800


Thursday, Apr 27

Public Chess Board Opening in Ata-Turk Park, 10:30 am

Thankfully chess is getting more and more popular in Bishkek. A large 5-by-5-meter chess board available for everybody will be opened this week in the Ata-Turk Park.

Venue: Ata-Turk Park
Tel.: n/a / Facebook event
Entrance: free of charge

Stand-up Comedy Show, 7 pm

It's not Louis C.K., we understand. Still, there will be some quite good stand-up comedians from Russia performing this Thursday. Tickets also available online.

Venue: Sports Palace, 40, Togolok Moldo str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 625 177
Entrance: KGS 500—KGS 2,000


Friday, Apr 28

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, Apr 29

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


Sunday, Apr 30

Craftsmen's Fair, 11 am

Both kids and adults are welcome to this handmade fair. Exchange ideas, get inspiration, show your skills and learn from other people this Sunday 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

Gorod 312 Concert, 10 pm

Kill two birds with one stone — visit the best club in town to listen to the most famous group of the Kyrgyz Republic, Gorod 312, which translates as City 312. The latter is an international telephone code of Bishkek. You can also buy tickets online.

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

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