Bishkek

Letter from a kok boru match in Kyrgyzstan: where an ancient sport meets modern times

Letter from a kok boru match in Kyrgyzstan: where an ancient sport meets modern times

How battle rap and streaming platforms are bridging Kyrgyz hip-hop’s elders and youth

How battle rap and streaming platforms are bridging Kyrgyz hip-hop’s elders and youth

Mightier than the sword: the political artist capturing rage and resistance in Kyrgyzstan

Mightier than the sword: the political artist capturing rage and resistance in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan launched its first ‘Feminnale’ for feminist art. Then the censors arrived

Kyrgyzstan launched its first ‘Feminnale’ for feminist art. Then the censors arrived

A day in the life of Alla Klimenko, the woman leading Kyrgyzstan’s booming IT economy

A day in the life of Alla Klimenko, the woman leading Kyrgyzstan’s booming IT economy

Empire state of mind: the legacy of the Russian Revolution in Central Asia

Empire state of mind: the legacy of the Russian Revolution in Central Asia

Meet the pioneers running Kyrgyzstan’s all-woman space agency

Meet the pioneers running Kyrgyzstan’s all-woman space agency

5 minute guide to Bishkek: striking Soviet mosaics and architectural gems in this modernist garden city

5 minute guide to Bishkek: striking Soviet mosaics and architectural gems in this modernist garden city

The art of attraction: meet the Kyrgyz women bringing the public back to galleries

The art of attraction: meet the Kyrgyz women bringing the public back to galleries

Kyrgyz court shuts down TV channel for extremist content

Kyrgyz court shuts down TV channel for extremist content

Letter from Bishkek: Soviet utopia meets postmodern charm in Kyrgyzstan’s garden city capital

Letter from Bishkek: Soviet utopia meets postmodern charm in Kyrgyzstan’s garden city capital

SHTAB: the queer communists of Bishkek bringing politics and art back together

SHTAB: the queer communists of Bishkek bringing politics and art back together

Staying alive: Kyrgyz marriage parody video goes viral

Staying alive: Kyrgyz marriage parody video goes viral

Kyrgyzstan opens animation studio

Kyrgyzstan opens animation studio

Save the ales: meet the all-woman team behind Kyrgyzstan’s first craft brewery

Save the ales: meet the all-woman team behind Kyrgyzstan’s first craft brewery

Aida Sulova: Bishkek’s pioneering art impresario

Aida Sulova: Bishkek’s pioneering art impresario

Bishkek Museum of Fine Arts to host Night at the Museum

Bishkek Museum of Fine Arts to host Night at the Museum

Largest Orthodox church in Central Asia opens in Bishkek

Largest Orthodox church in Central Asia opens in Bishkek

Young Kyrgyzstani artists explore social problems in mobile exhibition project

Young Kyrgyzstani artists explore social problems in mobile exhibition project