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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, Aug 27

Children Workshop: Building the City of Future | 7 pm to 9 pm

This workshop will teach your kids a number of skills for building cities — from drawing and up to making buildings from different materials.

Venue: Asanbay Center, 21/4, Aaly Tokombaev str.
Tel.: +996 (775) 979 500
Entrance: KGS 200 (from the age of 6+)


Pride and Prejudice | 9 pm

The Story is a new place, where you can watch movies you like with your friends and / or play console games. This Monday there's Pride and Prejudice (2005). 

Venue: The Story, 103/1, Tynystanov str.
Tel.: +996 (551) 503 645
Entrance: KGS 150
Language: Russian

 

Tuesday, Aug 28

The First Kyrgyz Norseman | 6:30 pm to 8 pm

Kanat Kelsinbekov keeps surprising us. Now he is the first Kyrgyz to get a Norseman title. Annual Norseman Xtreme is a triathlon contest, which is even more difficult than Ironman. On Aug 4 Kanat passed the challenge successfully and this week he and his team will share their experience.

Venue: ololohaus Erkindik, 64 B, Erkindik ave.
Tel.: +996 (559) 958533
Entrance: free of charge


Movie Tuesday: The Man Who Wasn't There | 6:30 pm to 9:30 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. The Man Who Wasn't There is this week's film.

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


Let's Dance: Latin Dances | 7 pm to 8:30 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 Latin dances.

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

 

Wednesday, Aug 29

Art Wednesday: Women in Art History | 7 pm to 8:30 pm

This week's Art Wednesday is special, it's about women in art history. And there were many talented women you will learn about this Wednesday.

Venue: ololohaus Erkindik, 64 B, Erkindik ave.
Tel.: +996 (777) 990 056
Entrance: free of charge

 

Thursday, Aug 30

Book Thursday: The Picture of Dorian Gray | 6:30 to 9 pm

Come join the discussion about the work of Oscar Wilde in a good company with cookies and tea.

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

 

Friday, Aug 31

Tour to Lake Sary-Chelek | 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. The program is the following:
Day 1: departure from Bishkek, a picnic with a night at Kara-Suu village;
Day 2: a visit to Kara-Suu Lake after a breakfast. A lunch and a night at Kara-Suu Lake (1 802 m);
Day 3: going through Kotormo Pass (2 446 m) after a breakfast. A lunch and a night at Iiri-Kol Lake (1 925 m);
Day 4: a visit to Lake Sary-Chelek though the lakes Choichok and Kyla-Kol after a breakfast. A lunch and a night at Lake Sary-Chelek;
Day 5: departure back to Bishkek after a breakfast.

Venue: Trekking Union of KR, 168, Kievskaia str.
Tel.: +996 (312) 909 115
Entrance: KGS 3 800

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Fun Run for Kids | 4:30 pm to 6 pm

Who said sports should be only for adults? This Fun Run event is a serious sports event with only restriction: only kids of the age of 2 to 12 are allowed. 

Venue: South Gates Park, Sovetskaia str. crossing Iuzhnaia Magistral
Tel.: +996 (559) 958 533
Entrance: free of charge


Classical Music Night | 9 pm to 12 am

Wondering about your plans for the Independence Day in Bishkek? How about some classical music? Chicken Star is organizing a special classical music event with Chui Chamber Orchestra this Friday night.

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


End of Summer Party | 10 pm to 2 am

DJ PizOne & VOTSOK will be responsible for music at #chemodanzus's end of summer party this Friday night.

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

 

Saturday, Sep 1

'Slog' Poetry Night | 9 pm to 2 am

Poetry night at #chemodanzus with guest from Kazakhstan and famous Kyrgyz poet Mihail Levantovsky. Open mic afterwards.

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

 

Sunday, Sep 2

World Nomad Games

World Nomad Games are here! And if you're reading this, you probably know what World Nomad Games are. The games are probable the largest-scale event organized by the Kyrgyz Republic. We are preparing a guide in English, meanwhile you can have a look at the program here.

Venue: Cholpon-Ata Hippodrome, Issyk-Kul Region
Tel.: +996 (553) 877 875, +996 (709) 877 875, +996 (550) 034 711
Entrance: KGS 400 to KGS 4,900


Amateur Chess Championship | 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm

If you want to spend your Sunday finding out how good your are at chess, come take part in Kyrgyz Chess Academy's amateur chess championship. Registration is mandatory.

Venue: Kyrgyz Chess Academy, 31, Turusbekov str.
Tel.: +996 (553) 008 583
Entrance: KGS 300 (14+)

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