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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, Jun 18

 

Tuesday, Jun 19

Silicon Valley Week. Day 1, 9 am to 11 am

Guests from the Silicon Valley this week in Bishkek: 9 am: Kevin Lin: Achieving Goals in Limited Time In a world where speed can be key to a startup success, setting the right goals and executing them quickly is of great importance. This talk covers the best ways to setup effective goals and how to execute them when time is limited.
10 am: Roger Lau: Writing Clean Code Increase your software engineering productivity 10x! A crash course on programming in a readable, extensible, flexible fashion which will result in faster product development.

Venue: ololohaus Erkindik, 64 B, Erkindik ave.
Tel.: +996 (777) 990 956
Entrance: free of charge


Movie Tuesday: Lucrecia Martel's Zama, 6:30 pm

ololo art studio will now organize Movie Tuesdays with Eleonora Proiaieva, who will tell you about the movie first — what's the latter's idea, what questions it answers and etc. 

Venue: ololo art studio, 92, Toktogul str.
Tel.: +996 (777) 990 989
Entrance: KGS 250
Language: Russian

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Let's Dance, 7 pm

Let's dance! Adilet Toktogaziev will teach you how — he has over 25 years of professional dancing experience and has performed in musicals in Las Vegas and theatres like Bolshoi, Mariinsky, La Scala and Metropolitan Opera. Despite his ballet background, he teaches different types of dancing, come pick yours. This week it's Latino.

Venue: ololohaus Erkindik, 64 B, Erkindik ave.
Tel.: +996 (777) 990 989
Entrance: KGS 300 

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Improv Club, 7 pm

This one is fun, it's like a mini-model of life, which usually requires intellectual flexibility, good reaction and sense of humor from us. Improv club teaches all of that through impovisation.

Venue: ololohaus co-working and events space, 103, Ibraimov str. (Victory Business Center, 3rd floor)
Tel.: +996 (777) 990 056
Entrance: KGS 200

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InkubasiaLIVE, 7 pm to 9 pm

InkubasiaLIVE — event brought by Inkubasia, Ololohaus and AUCA to give an opportunity for the Bishkek community to hear about the life and work at Silicon Valley directly from SV professionals, working for companies like Apple, Google, Facebook, Uber, SAP, LinkedIn and etc.!
InkubasiLIVE will have presentations, panel discussions and a Q&A session, where you will be able to interact with our SV guests!

Venue: American University of Central Asia, 7/6, Tokombaev str.
Tel.: +996 (777) 990 056
Entrance: free of charge

 

Wednesday, Jun 20

Silicon Valley Week. Day 2, 9 am to 11 am

9 am: Dan Watters: Innovation by Design Digital disrupters like AirBnB and Uber, have placed a premium on the ability to innovate for many tech companies in Silicon Valley. But what ingredients are necessary for true innovation? Dan shares how companies like SAP incorporate Design Thinking into the development process to uncover user's unmet needs, find the right problems to solve, and drive creative culture change throughout an organization.
10 am: Kevin Leong: Networking, Relationships, and Soft Skills in the Workplace You are likely not working to your full potential if you are depending on technical ability alone. This talk highlights the importance of soft skills and relationships in an increasingly networked workplace. Kevin will share lessons learned from his experience in product management and product marketing at Silicon Valley tech companies.

Venue: ololohaus Erkindik, 64 B, Erkindik ave.
Tel.: +996 (777) 990 956
Entrance: free of charge

 

Thursday, Jun 21

Silicon Valley Week. Day 3, 9 am to 11 am

9 am: Hanson Jiang: Great Leadership What makes a great leader? Whether you're hoping to grow in your leadership skills or seeking to identify excellent leaders to join your organization, the key principles I've learned from great leaders can help just about anyone advance in their life and career journey.
10 am: Crystal Hsieh: Advertising on Social Media Discover how to reach your customers through free and paid advertising on social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Google. Learn how to build your brand, evaluate targeting analytics, and discover new advertising strategies to keep your customers engaged.

Venue: ololohaus Erkindik, 64 B, Erkindik ave.
Tel.: +996 (777) 990 989
Entrance: free of charge


Eles Concert, 6 pm

One of the best local groups is giving a concert this week at the National Philharmonic.

Venue: National Philharmonic, 253, Chui ave.
Tel.: +996 (312) 614 015, +996 (550) 204 020
Entrance: KGS 800-1 500

 

Friday, Jun 22

Tour to Lake Son-Kol, 8 am

Have a rest from the city with this five-day tour to Sary-Chelek National Park, which has some of the most beautiful lakes in KR.  

Venue: Trekking Union of KR, 168, Kievskaia str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 909 115
Entrance: KGS 3 900

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Silicon Valley Week. Day 4, 9 am to 11 am

9 am: David Tran: The Magic of Thinking Big The way we think about life directly impacts how much we achieve. By unlearning the habits of thinking small and learning to think big, we are able to succeed more, lead better, and better learn from failures & mistakes.
10 am: Isaac Wang: Crucial Conversations: How to transform feelings into powerful dialogue In this talk, we will discuss the importance of understanding emotions and how doing so will enable us to be powerful communicators as entrepreneurs. We will focus on communication strategies around positive feedback as well as how to effectively resolve conflict.

Venue: ololohaus Erkindik, 64 B, Erkindik ave.
Tel.: +996 (777) 990 956
Entrance: free of charge

 

Saturday, Jun 23

Tour to Lake Son-Kol, 8 am

How about a two-day tour to the one of the most beautiful lakes in the Kyrgyz Republic. Son-Kol definitely will not leave you indifferent. 

Venue: Trekking Union of KR, 168, Kievskaia str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 909 115
Entrance: KGS 2 300

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Women's Forum Kurak: Tana Sarbugu, 11 am

Women's Forum Kurak is continuing to organize meetings with interesting women of KR. This time it's guest is Tana Sarbugu, an ethnographist and an artist, a member of the International Federation of Artists and Russian Union of Artists. She will talk about what was there before the birth of Manas, the main epic hero of the Kyrgyz people. 

Venue: Prego Club, 219, Chui ave.
Tel.: +996 (555) 880 390, +996 (700) 100 500
Entrance: KGS 1 111

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Nguen&Anisimov at #chemodanzus, 9 pm

Nguen & Anisimov, Maxim, Anton will be performing for you this Friday night at #chemodanzus.

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

 

Sunday, Jun 24

Tour to Lake Kol-Tor, 8 am

If you have only one free day, you can dedicate half of it to meeting with one of the most popular lakes of the Chui region, Kol-Tor. It's worth it, believe us.

Venue: Trekking Union of KR, 168, Kievskaia str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 909 115
Entrance: KGS 500

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Art Therapy, 4:30 pm

Art therapy events at ololo are back. Want to learn expressing your emotions through art? You can combine getting rid of stress and learning more about yourself this Sunday at ololo art studio. This weekend it's a bibliotherapy.

Venue: ololo art studio, 92, Toktogul str.
Tel.: +996 (777) 990 989
Entrance: KGS 200 

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Grabli Night, 5 pm

It's a local version of the famous Fuckup Nigths, where successful entrepreneurs share their stories about failure.

Venue: Baan Baan Thai Cafe, 193 A, Tynystanov str.
Tel.: +996 (559) 808 514
Entrance: KGS 1,000

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GO KG's Bishkek Events Guide Weekly

GO KG's Bishkek Events Guide Weekly

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