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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 6

Convergence Exhibition at Chicken Star | 11 am to 11 pm

Carl Payne is a photo journalist from Denver. Julio Labra is an artist and a teacher. They've come to the Kyrgyz Republic to learn more about the previously unknown culture and to promote art. Their goal is to create works, that would be connected with their previous experience and would develop intercultural exchange. The exhibition of their works will be available till Aug 25.

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

 

Tuesday, Aug 7

Movie Tuesday: Irrational Man | 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. Irrational Man 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: Waltz | 7 pm to 9 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 waltz.

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

 

Wednesday, Aug 8

Art Wednesday: Realism | 6:30 pm to 8 pm

This week's Art Wednesday is dedicated to realism. You will learn more about its history and founders.  

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


Film Night at #chemodanzus: Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child | 9 pm to 11 pm

Seems like film nights at #chemodanzus are back. This week it's a documentary, Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child by Tamra Davis.

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


Salt Peanuts Concert | 9 pm

The best jazz band of the country will be this Wednesday at Ugolek cafe with a concert. Salt Peanuts is a Kyrgyz jazz band, who are famous beyond their homeland too.

Venue: Ugolek Cafe, 51, Orozbekov str.
Tel.: +996 (770) 333 111
Entrance: KGS 500

 

Thursday, Aug 9

 

Friday, Aug 10

Lo-Fi House Music by Jesusakbar at #chemodanzus | 10 pm

Music night #chemodanzus — Jesusakbar and lo-fi house music.

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

 

Saturday, Aug 11

The Little Mermaid  Fairy Tale | 5 pm to 6 pm

Here's something we never had in Bishkek before. It's a musical fairy tale with piano, flute and live songs from the famous fairy tale. This will be accompanied with visual stories and a live reading of the fairy tale.

Venue: ololohaus Erkindik, 64 B, Erkindik ave.
Tel.: +996 (777) 990 079
Entrance: KGS 500

Buy tickets online

KitepQuiz: Game of Thrones | 6 pm to 9 pm

Game of Thrones fans will be happy — Read Bishkek is organizing another quiz and this one is about the GoT world. Build your own team or join one and get prepared. 

Venue: Office 220, 55B, Logvinenko str.
Tel.: +996 (703) 528 776
Entrance: KGS 1,000 per a team


Live Music Night at #chemodanzus | 9 pm to 2 am

A small concert of Nguen this weekend at #chemodanzus.

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


Open Mic 2.0 at Chicken Star | 10 pm to 12 am

Open Mic 2.0 opens the stage for every talent. That has not to be only musicians. It can be a poem or even just a story. Come see who's brave this week to Chicken Star. 

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

 

Sunday, Aug 12

Kol-Tor Race 2018 | 7 am to 8 pm

You can combine two things here — enjoying the view at the most beautiful lake of the Chui region and taking part in a skyrunning race. The latter is an extreme sport of mountain running above 2,000 metres. 

Venue: Lake Kol-Tor, Chui Region
Tel.: +996 (771) 900 900, +996 (507) 900 903, +996 (550) 251 290
Entrance: KGS 790

Buy tickets online

Team Spirit: Outdoor Sports Day Camp | 12 pm to 6 pm

A day camp for those who love outdoor sports. The program includes lots of adventure team games. And there's a picnic for everyone afterwards.

Venue: Arkan-Tokoi Sky Ropes Park, 197, Abdymomumova str.
Tel.: +996 (706) 803 338, +996 (777) 119 505
Entrance: KGS 350


Painting Class for Children | 5 pm to 7 pm

If you're going to spend this weekend with your kids, you can take them to this painting class (for kids of age 7 to 15) by ololo art studio at its newest location, ololohaus Erkindik.

Venue: ololohaus Erkindik, 64 B, Erkindik ave.
Tel.: +996 (777) 990 079
Entrance: KGS 500

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