Chinese-Kyrgyz Photography Exhibit in Bishkek

Песнь о земле. Китай. / Song of the Earth. China. С 4 фебрвля до 14 фебрвля Зал Союза художников КР им. С. Чуйкова “Добрый Парк” Cost: Free Hours of operation: Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-4pm, Monday: Closed For those interested in a Kyrgyz-Chinese narrative that does not include the geo-political centric words, “China’s economic expansion,” “China’s competition with […]

National History Museum in Bishkek

National Historical Museum in Bishkek Ala-Too Square Entrance Fee: 75 soms ($1.50) for one person One of the best places to visit first in Bishkek is the History Museum in Ala-Too Square. A tour of the museum gives you a quick overview of Kyrgyz history from the Stone Age to the present, and there are […]

Russian Literature in Kyrgyzstan at the Beginning of the 21st Century: A Reflection of the Social, Spiritual, and Moral State of Society

An interest in the literary works by Chingiz Aitmatov led me to Kyrgyzstan in the summer of 2010 in order to study this writer’s native tongue, and, I hoped, discover more about other writers from this small but dynamic country. Before I left the United States, my online research resulted in very few sources that […]

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