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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 25

Photo Monday, 6:30 pm

Pavel Isaenko, a professional photographer will tell you about the history of photography and different techniques and genres. You can ask about everything you're interested in photography.

Venue: ololohaus Erkindik, 64 B, Erkindik ave.
Tel.: +996 (777) 990 989
Entrance: KGS 200

Buy tickets online
 

Tuesday, Jun 26

Plein air with ololo Art Studio, 6 pm

Plein air means outdoors from French — and this is what's ololo art studio is inviting you for — to paint on the most beautiful boulevard of Bishkek, Erkindik. Talant Ogobaev from ololo, one of the best painters in the country, will help you to create your own masterpiece.

Venue: ololo art studio, 92, Toktogul str.
Tel.: +996 (777) 990 989
Entrance: KGS 1 000 

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Movie Tuesday: Seven Samurai, 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 disco.

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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Wednesday, Jun 27

Art Wednesday: Manet vs. Monet, 6:30 pm to 8 pm

Manet and Monet, artists, who have changed pictorial art. And who are often confused. Yes, they had much in common, still they were very different. Come learn more about them this Wednesday. 

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

 

Thursday, Jun 28

Aliia Shagieva's Exhibition: The Flow, 1 pm to 9 pm

You still have a chance to visit this exhibition till Jul 7. 'A life is a river, an agleam stream, in which everything always changes.' Aliia Shagieva is a young artist and you're invited to her exhibition, which opened recently at Asanbay Center.

Venue: Asanbay Center, 21/4, Aaly Tokombaev str.
Tel.: +996 (775) 979 500
Entrance: free of charge

 

Friday, Jun 29

Weekend Lounge at #chemodanzus, 9 pm

DJ Huchifun & DJ PIZONE can mean only one thing — lots of music (lounge / chillout / trip-hop / Turkish & Arabic lounge/ deep) 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

 

Saturday, Jun 30

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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Traditional Music Night, 6 pm

Interested in Kyrgyz traditional music? Family of Bakyt and Aidai, Kyrgyz traditional musicians, invite you to a mountain village just south of Bishkek to sit with them at dastorkon, a Kyrgyz traditional table, listening to the ancient Nomadic melodies and songs performed on komuz and kyl-kyiak, Kyrgyz musical instruments. The band consists of the following members: Bakyt Chytyrbaev — kyl kyiak (traditional string instrument), Aidai Stamkulova — vocal and Tariel Chytyrbaev, their son — komuz (traditional instrument with three strings). Learn more about the event here.

Venue: 31, Baitik str., Baitik village
Tel.: +996 (555) 654 500 | E: gulzat89@gmail.com (you have to book in advance first)
Entrance: KGS 1,250 (price includes traditional snacks: fresh boorsok and bread, traditional non-alchoholic beverages — maksym or bozo, tea, transportation is not included, dinner is KGS 500 per person)


Live Music Night at #chemodanzus, 9 pm

Live concert of Manas Toktobaev at #chemodanzus — plenty of pop songs this Saturday night.

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

 

Sunday, Jul 1

Tour to Lake Borulu, 8 am

Another beautiful lake in the Chui region is waiting for you, Lake Borulu, which was formed in 1885 as a result of the Belovodskoe earthquake.

Venue: Trekking Union of KR, 168, Kievskaia str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 909 115
Entrance: KGS 470

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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 theatre therapy.

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

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Jazz Concert with Guests from U.S., 7 pm to 9 pm

U.S. Embassy in Bishkek is organizing a jazz concert this weekend at one of the most beautiful places in Bishkek, ololohaus Erkindik. The event is dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the American composer Leonard Bernstein. A group of musicians from U.S. were invited to take part in the concert.

Venue: ololohaus Erkindik, 64 B, Erkindik ave.
Tel.: +996 (555) 706 300
Entrance: free of charge


Tengri Music Festival, 7 pm

Again, welcome the main music event of the year — International Tengri Music Festival. It's an open-air classical music festical, the largest in Central Asia, where you can enjoy musicians from different countries. Just don't forget to grab some warm clothes and blankets.

Venue: South Gates Park, Sovetskaia str. crossing Iuzhnaia Magistral
Tel.: n/a | Facebook event
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