Great festival for children, teenagers and their parents was held last weekend in the capital of Kyrgyzstan. Festival of Education covered 6 central areas of the city, where everyone had a chance to learn something new and interesting, to play, to compete, and just to enjoy their time. Read the full story »
To reconcile the irreconcilable – isn’t actually this gives life to the new genres and styles? The symphonic orchestra as the epitome of classic and rigor combined with the heavy style of music like rock is something new for the Kyrgyz public. But within the week of Turkish culture in Bishkek the citizens had a chance to enjoy this “innovative” music. Read the full story »
The epic “Manas” is one of the greatest cultural achievements of the Kyrgyz people. To do a many-hours video version of the epics “Manas” and “Semetey” is not quite a simple task. But with the help of the cultural research center “Aigine” and international organizations, this mission was successfully accomplished. Read the full story »
May 9, 1945, the courageous Red Army won a long-awaited victory after five hard years of war with Nazi Germany. And every year after the great victory each country of the post-Soviet space is celebrating this holiday.
This year Kyrgyzstan celebrates the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution from May 5, 1993. In 2010, however, it has been cardinally re-released, but today I just want to write about the history of the creation and adoption of the first Constitution of the independent Kyrgyz Republic. Read the full story »
To convey the thoughts and to reveal a problem through animated films is not an easy thing. But for the members of the Creative Group “705″, animation is not known by hearsay. Therefore, to portray the problem of labor migration on paper using just only a pencil is a real and implementable task for them. Read the full story »
Last weekend in Bishkek city were held the series of important cultural events. One of the highlights was the International Festival of Jazz music “Jazz_Bishkek_Spring” – 2013. In order to help you to plunge yourself into the atmosphere of lively and never growing old music, I offer you a photo report from the three days of the Festival.
VIII International Festival “Jazz_Bishkek_Spring” – 2013 started on April, 19 in the capital of Kyrgyzstan. The organizer of the Festival, The Public Fund “Central Asia – Art Management” (PF CAAM), gave the fans of jazz music three days of the unique atmosphere of a live performance. Read the full story »
Editor’s note: What, if any, is the connection between the Boston bombings and Kyrgyzstan? NewEurasia’s Schwartz suspects not much. What will be more interesting, he says, is how online forums shall start thinking about the possible linkages.
During the dramatic events in Boston, I have sat on the sidelines somewhat bemused. I am still waiting for a clear picture to emerge. I am not a security expert, so I shall refrain from speculating on the nature of the attacks (which, I imagine from a terrorism perspective seem kind of, well, aimless and incompetent); rather, of more interest is the Eurasia connection.
Citizen Journalism among internet users of Kyrgyzstan became more and more popular. There are a lot of internet space and platforms, which journalists use as a new tool. News spreading becomes universal and fast. Politicians and officials started use internet tool as informational source for journalists and society.