News from Bansko

Overview of news from Bansko, arranged according to date. Check out what's happening in Bansko Municipality.
  • Bulgarian and Macedonian Amateurs to Dance Off in Bansko

    Bulgarian and Macedonian Amateurs to Dance Off in Bansko

    04.09.2015Bulgarian and Macedonian amateur dancers will be having a dance off in Bansko as part of the folklore festival Da Nadskochim Pirina. The musical performance will be yet another initiative in the multicultural project ...
  • Bansko Lies in Wait for the Opera Festival

    Bansko Lies in Wait for the Opera Festival

    11.08.2015The Bansko Opera Fest will be taking place at the end of August for yet another consecutive year in Bansko. On August 27, 28 and 29, Bansko residents and guests of the resort town can enjoy classical music under the star...
  • Bulgara is the New Surprise Performer at Bohemi Festival in Bansko

    Bulgara is the New Surprise Performer at Bohemi Festival in Bansko

    15.05.2015The Bulgarian instrumental group Bulgara is the brand new surprise announced in the list of performers who will be participating in the 1st annual Bohemi festival in Bansko. Promoted as the largest, brightest and loud...
  • Growing Number of Foreign Tourists Prefer to Stay at Old Houses in Bansko

    Growing Number of Foreign Tourists Prefer to Stay at Old Houses in Bansko

    30.04.2015Foreign tourists in Bansko don't necessarily only [wish] to stay at the highest luxury [hotels] in the ski resort town anymore. More and more visitors are also taking the opportunity to spend the night in a typical Ba...
  • Students from 3 Universities Support Demand for 2nd Gondola Lift

    Students from 3 Universities Support Demand for 2nd Gondola Lift

    17.04.2015The student councils of 3 universities: [University of National and World Economy], [New Bulgarian University], [University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy] are supporting the demands of Georgi Ikonomov fo...
  • Bansko Extends Season Till Easter

    Bansko Extends Season Till Easter

    20.03.2015The season in Bansko will continue until [Easter], announced Ulen JSC, the concessionaire company of the [ski] resort. The snow that has fallen in the past month will allow winter sports fans to ski even in the middle of...
  • Mother and Son Rescued from the Chutes of Damianitza Lodge

    Mother and Son Rescued from the Chutes of Damianitza Lodge

    13.03.2015A mother and son from [Sofia] were rescued after a 5-hour rescue operation in [Pirin]. The 55-year-old woman and her 37-year-old son are in good physical health but psychologically traumatized. The 2 tourists did n...
  • Alberto Tomba Arrives in Bansko to Watch World Cup

    Alberto Tomba Arrives in Bansko to Watch World Cup

    26.02.2015The world famous alpine skier Alberto Tomba arrived in Bansko to watch the women's Skiing World Cup live, which is to take place this weekend in the winter resort. The Italian skier is one of the special guests at the...
  • The Lines at the Ski Lift Continue to Drive Away Tourists from Bansko

    The Lines at the Ski Lift Continue to Drive Away Tourists from Bansko

    20.01.2015The long lines at the ski lift in Bansko are the only thing ruining the image of the [ski] resort. In some cases, people have had to wait 3-4 hours to get up on the slopes. Bansko residents shared in front of "24 Chas...
  • A Successful Start to the Bansko Ski Season

    A Successful Start to the Bansko Ski Season

    07.01.2015Hoteliers in Bansko are registering a rise in vacationers during the holidays. Based on their findings, not only are foreign visitors allowing themselves longer vacations this year but fellow citizens are as well, inform...
  • Snow Depth in Bansko Reaches 43 Inches (110 cm)

    Snow Depth in Bansko Reaches 43 Inches (110 cm)

    07.01.2015The conditions in Bansko are becoming ever more suitable for trying out winter sports. Several days ago, the snow depth reached a noticeable 43" (110 cm), informs Standartnews. 8 [ski slopes] are now fully operational...
  • Hoteliers: Guests in Bansko are Seeking Ever More Pampering

    Hoteliers: Guests in Bansko are Seeking Ever More Pampering

    09.12.2014Local hoteliers from the Bansko resort are reporting that tourists in the town seek to be pampered more and more when they come on vacation, writes Standard newspaper. Tourists, especially foreign ones, are no longer ...
  • The Ski Lifts in Bansko May Begin Operation on December 1st

    The Ski Lifts in Bansko May Begin Operation on December 1st

    18.11.2014Even though the official start of the ski season in Bansko will be on December 13th, resort employees are ready to begins ski lift operation on December 1st if there is enough snow. The ski lifts underwent a full insp...
  • The Road to Bansko Will be Ready by the Start of the Ski Season

    The Road to Bansko Will be Ready by the Start of the Ski Season

    14.11.2014Thanks to favorable weather conditions, the emergency restoration work being done along the road from [Simitli] to [Razlog] in the Predel region is expected to finish by the end of the month. The Road Infrastructure ...
  • Bansko is Once Again the Most Inexpensive Ski Resort in Europe

    Bansko is Once Again the Most Inexpensive Ski Resort in Europe

    05.11.2014For the second year in a row, Bansko has been chosen as the least expensive ski resort in Europe by TripAdvisor, the internet site for travel, reviews and relaxation. According to a study, among 42 European ski resort...
  • Bansko Mayor: The Season Opens December 13th

    Bansko Mayor: The Season Opens December 13th

    31.10.2014Bansko will open its winter season on December 13th, announced mayor Georgi Ikonomov in a media interview. He stressed that by then the resort town will be fully ready for winter sports fans. Currently, workers are la...
  • Bansko to Organize its 3rd Annual Christmas Fair

    Bansko to Organize its 3rd Annual Christmas Fair

    31.10.2014This year, Bansko will be organizing its 3rd annual Christmas Fair. Cozy wooden houses, situated in the central square of the resort town, will greet residents and guests beginning December 13th, 2014 all the way to Janu...
  • Turkish Tourists to Flood Bansko

    Turkish Tourists to Flood Bansko

    22.10.2014A boom of Turkish tourists is expected this winter season in Bansko. There are already quite a few reservations made by citizens from Bulgaria's southern neighbor, announced the local tourist agency. It is estimated t...
  • Bansko Battling for the Prize of Best Ski Resort in the World

    Bansko Battling for the Prize of Best Ski Resort in the World

    15.09.2014Bansko is competing in the World Ski Awards for the best [ski] resort in [Bulgaria] for 2014. In 2013, the World Ski Awards Academy distinguished Bansko with the prize for the best winter ski resort in Bulgaria. This...
  • Synthesis of the Arts in Bansko

    Synthesis of the Arts in Bansko

    15.08.2014The art exhibition Synthesis of the Arts was unveiled in Bansko in Kulinata Kushta. The paintings in the exhibition were presented to visitors to the tune of Ave Maria, performed by trumpet. The musician, who performe...