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Learn the Kyrgyz Language: Connecting with People and Culture

Hurry up to get the last copies of the best learning textbook of the Kyrgyz language: – “Learn the Kyrgyz Language: Connecting with People and Culture” by Bakytbek Tokubek uulu Recommended by the National Commission on State Language at the President of the Kyrgyz Republic I can proudly say that the publication of the first general-audience book of the Kyrgyz language have been serving many students, diplomats, expats, tourists and/or governmental officials in and out of Kyrgyzstan. After the publication and release in English in January 2010, the book was successfully translated into German language. Over 1,000 copies of...

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After Work Dance Party moved to Avenue 71

Why wait for the night to party! We start the September with an additional special event: After Work Clubbing and Dancing in AVENUE 71 We start right after work at 5 pm with our happy hour till 7 pm: You’ll get 2 drinks for the price of one. DJ SnaFF will server us with a mix of international dance music. So all we have to do is network, dance and have a good time. Avenue 71 is located at Kievskaja Street, near Ala-Too Square/Rasakova, next to Cafe Kent. During daytime the Avenue 71 is a nice family cafe with great food and...

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Kto Posledni? … Who’s Last?

It all stared when the American told how he had been joined the queue and was about to be served, when a young lady, (completely ignoring the line of people waiting patiently for the opportunity to place their order), and walked straight up to the counter and started to recite what she wanted. Before he had time to summon up the courage to give vent to his indignation (and work out exactly how to say it in Russian – or Kyrgyz), the man behind him, (another American), did so – in what sounded like perfect Russian: “Oi, there’s a queue! … and your place is there, at the end of it!”

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Night of Spanish Culture (Saturday)

¡Olé! Friends of Spain !!! Want to learn more about this wonderful and extraordinary country? Want to meet new interesting people and spend good Saturday night? We invite you to our thematic party: Spanish Culture: Part One – ¡Flamenco! There will be plenty of music, dancing, sangria and tapas !!! All are welcome !!! The event will be held on 23 August 2014. Café “Меланж” “Melanzh”(Red center, 3rd floor). Starting at 7 pm. Sign 200som (1 sangria as welcome drink). The event is held on the initiative of flamenco project...

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Banking in Kyrgyzstan: “real” banks versus credit sellers

Glamorous brand new buildings, glossy advertising campaigns and sexy image-building are the most visible features of Kyrgyzstan’s fledgling banking sector today. The country has liquidated a number of troubled banks, thereby avoiding the costly bail-out operations which have left neighbouring Kazakhstan’s banking sector in persistent limbo. It means a fresh start, but legislators are struggling to keep regulations at pace with the banking sector’s growth, in particular in the face of tough competition from micro-finance firms which are also mushrooming in the country. “Banks in Kyrgyzstan face numerous challenges beyond the accessibility problems caused by the country’s mountainous terrain....

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