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InterNations Bishkek and cultural events.

Dear InterNations Members in Bishkek,

I informed you about Francophonie Week (March Protected content , Protected content , I posted the programme of this cultural event before.
Additionally, please, be informed about other cultural events:

Museum of Fine Arts Tel. Protected content
Tickets: Protected content
196 Abdrakhmanov St. (opposite the Hyatt Regency Hotel)
Open 10 AM to 5 PM Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday;
10 AM to 4 PM Friday
Closed Mondays
"Porcelain" - an exhibition from the Museum's own collection
Constant Exhibits:
"New Wave" - Kyrgyz paintings and avante-garde art from the Protected content through the Protected content .
Western-European graphics

The Historical Museum Tel. Protected content Protected content
on the Main Square on Prospect Chui
Open daily except Monday 9 AM to 5 PM
New Exhibition:
"Window in Time"
Regular Exhibitions:
Photo Exhibition: "The Great Victory will not be Forgotten"
Photos, letters, weapons from World War II ( Protected content )
"Gold of Ancient Kyrgyzstan" (open Tues, Thurs and Fri only)
Documentary Photo Exhibition: April 7, Protected content Kyrgyzstan

The Semyon Chuikov Memorial Home-Museum Tel. Protected content
Chuikova St #87a (between Tynystanova and Sovietskaya, near the train station - easiest to access on foot from Bokonbaeva/Sovietskaya by walking up Sovietskaya toward the train tracks: pass Turkish Air and a hairdressers, turn right and it will be on your right.)
Open Monday through Friday 9 AM to 5 PM (closed from 12 to 1 for lunch)
Continuous exhibition of the life and work of artist Semyon Chuikov and his wife (artist Evgenia Maleina) and children Ivan and Vasily Chuikov. Includes family photos and documents plus art work.
Special Exhibition:
"Inspiration of the Soul" - Decorational Art
Through end of March

The M. B. Frunze State Historical Home-Museum Tel. Protected content Protected content Protected content
Tickets: 50 som
Frunze St. #364 at Razzakova (across from the Jogorku Kenesh building)
Open 10 AM to 5 PM daily except Monday

Opera and Ballet Theatre Tel. Protected content
Ticket prices usually range from 70 to Protected content unless otherwise noted
(Children's Shows 70 som; Opera Protected content Ballet Protected content
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Gala-Concert: The Cholponbek Bazarbaev Bishkek Choreography School
Students and graduates perform works from world ballet classics
Tickets: 100/150/200
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Opera: "Traviata" by Giuseppe Verdi
Sat, Mar. Protected content
Ballet: "Don Quixote" by Ludwig Minkus
Sun, Mar. Protected content
Ceremony and Concert in celebration of "International Theatre Day"
President Roza Otunbaeva will be in attendance.
Participation by masters of the performing arts in Kyrgyzstan

Modern Dance From Chicago, USA
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at the Seitek Youth Center (Abdymomunva St. Protected content
A Modern Dance group from Chicago
for all who love modern choreography and dance
Organized by the US Embassy in Bishkek

Radio Theatre in English
Sundays 8: Protected content , repeating Thursdays 8: Protected content
OK Radio, 100.5 FM
Current Series:
"Ben Hur" by General Lew Wallace - a 5-part series
Part III: Thurs, Mar. 17
Part IV: Sun, Mar. 20 and Thurs, Mar. 24
If you enjoy Radio Theatre on OK Radio or have any comments, let us know!
Email us at Protected content or give us a call at Protected content . Ask for Wes or Karen.

Sunday Blues
A special hour of JAZZ on OK Radio, 100.5 FM
with English commentary
Sundays Protected content and 9: Protected content
Sunday, Mar. 20
5 PM Larry Carlton and Tak Matsumoto "Take Your Pick"
and "Greatest Hits Re-Recorded"
9:30 PM Sergio Mendes (repeat of Mar. 6th 5 PM program)
Sunday, Mar. 27
5 PM Kevin Mahogany "Double Rainbow"
9:30 PM Classic Jazz Favorites Part II
(repeat of Mar. 13th 5 PM program)

Hope this information will help you to plan what to do in your free time. Have a nice time in Bishkek! With best wishes,

Bishkek Forum