World-known singer Craig David, who was re-qualified into DJ-s, visited Bishkek under the International Dance Festival I am Dancer 2013. British celebrity performed at the gala concert of the Festival on September 14. He also gave a press conference together with the organizers of the dance event.
Grand opening of the first International Festival of Arts Stars of the Silk Road was held on the 9th of September in the capital of Kyrgyzstan. Festival, which includes a unique concert program, will run from the 9th to 14th of September in Bishkek. Read the full story »
The publishing house, Hertfordshire Press, with the support of the American University of Central Asia has held the first national book launch of Kyrgyz writer Kazat Akmatov in Bishkek
International Festival Youth Camp for Asia’s Future 2013 was held in Seoul, South Korea from 12th to 26th August this year. Delegation of young people of Kyrgyzstan also took part in the event. Read the full story »
This week, Beyond Moscow is celebrating Kyrgyzstan!
Found on The Moscow Times Facebook page, posted on August 27th, 2013, is the public album “Almaty: Big Apple of Central Asia.” The digital folder hosts a series of photographs that celebrate Kyrgyzstan—its people, city and culture—from a woman feeding birds near Zenkov Cathedral to a vibrat market where colorful dried fruits and nuts are displayed. Via Facbeook, the album is described as:
“Almaty sweeps its foreign visitors into a non-stop whirlwind of surprises. The city’s name literally means “apple town,” and it lives up to this Big Apple status to the fullest.”
On August, 24 an annual event Global Village was held in Bishkek. International organization of young professionals AIESEC in Kyrgyzstan is the initiator and organizer of the event. Read the full story »
First of all, the geographical definition of ‘Central Asia’ requires further clarification. The few proposed definitions of the borders of the region can be broadly subdivided into two groups, each bearing its own connotations. The first, which goes back to von Humboldt and is favoured by many scholars outside the region, emphasises its common long-term historical heritage and geographical integrity.
In leisure time every person does whatever he/she wants. Someone draws pictures, another one reads novels, and someone builds a city.. made of plasticine. Nikolai Tarasenko from Kyrgyzstan created the city of his dreams using an unusual and quite capricious material – plasticine. Read the full story »
Every weekend Ayai Media Bishkek creative group organizes interesting educational games for children of the city. Playing Station (“Станция Игровая” in Russian) is a playground where children play different games from around the world, find new friends, and spend their free time usefully. Read the full story »
Editor’s note: The first part of the publication
It is not easy to define the logic and the objectives of the Lazy Art events that often edge on the grotesque and absurd. Ulan Japarov, one of the masterminds of the residence, said: ‘Lazy Art is very much like a break between classes at school. We are also doing some tasks, solve problems… with time very few would remember what tasks and what problems, but such breaks help us to become what we are…’