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Jazz fest for Bishkek citizens
Written by , Wednesday, 23 Apr, 2014 – 10:22 | No Comment

The 9th annual international festival “Jazz_Bishkek_Spring” was held in Bishkek during three days. 10 music groups from 7 countries participated in the event.

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Bulat Minzhilkiev commemoration meeting
Written by , Wednesday, 23 Apr, 2014 – 10:22 | No Comment

Evening concentrated to the memory of People’s Artist of the USSR Bulat Minzhilkiev will be held on April 23 at the Kyrgyz National Opera and Ballet Theater named after A. Maldybaev.

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Eminent women of Kyrgyzstan
Written by , Friday, 11 Apr, 2014 – 8:16 | No Comment

Journalist and writer Kulbubu Bekturganova released another book of the series about the eminent women of Kyrgyzstan.

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Bishkek, men seni syiemin!
Written by , Thursday, 10 Apr, 2014 – 15:29 | No Comment

A special guest post by Aigul Pyatayeva, a Kazakh philosophy student at the International University of Kyrgyzstan.

This week Bishkek is commemorating Revolutions… I was lucky to get a glimpse of hope by participating in a Student Conference on 7th April. And today being warned not to cross locations of possible riots, I skipped my lessons and walked the streets of Bishkek I never walked before… and came across a graffiti wall – some images illustrate city’s craziness, dynamics and aspirations. But nevertheless, Bishkek, men seni syiemin!

Four years later, and only quiet prayers
Written by , Monday, 7 Apr, 2014 – 11:05 | No Comment

The sky is grey and windy, and the air peppered by occasional faint wisps of snow. The earth, however, yawns with the first shoots of verdant green.

Today is the fourth anniversary of Kyrgyzstan’s second revolution. Mustafa Coşkun, an anthropologist with the Max Planck Institute, and I took a walk to Ala-Too Square to see how the Kyrgyz commemorate the event.

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Kyrgyz citizens at the World Culinary Congress in Romania
Written by , Friday, 4 Apr, 2014 – 7:43 | No Comment

Chefs from Kyrgyzstan took part in the World Congress of Culinary Traditions that was held in Bucharest (Romania) in mid-March 2014.

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Written by , Friday, 28 Mar, 2014 – 9:18 | No Comment

The Fifth Photo Championship “Photochamp-2014″ starts on April 9 in Bishkek. Both professional photographers and amateurs can participate. Read the full story »

Stories from the sand and the Armenian duduk
Written by , Friday, 21 Mar, 2014 – 8:17 | No Comment

Unusual in its beauty concert was conducted on March 16 in Bishkek. The Armenian musical band Argishty has visited the city with its famous performance on duduk. Performance was accompanied by the sensuous sand show of Marina Sosnina.

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Festival of Russian literature in Kyrgyzstan
Written by , Saturday, 15 Mar, 2014 – 9:18 | No Comment

IV Festival of Russian literature and culture “Country of High Inspirations” takes place from March 1 to May 23 in Kyrgyzstan. This year Festival is dedicated to the 200th anniversary of Mikhail Lermontov.

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Artists from Kyrgyzstan will take part in Art Dubai 2014 fair
Written by , Monday, 10 Mar, 2014 – 8:42 | No Comment

Talented Kyrgyz citizens will take part in the international art fair Art Dubai 2014 which takes place March 19-22, 2014, in Dubai (UAE).

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