News from Bansko

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  • Woman dies after being run over by a car

    Woman dies after being run over by a car

    26.10.2008Woman died after being run over by a car - said the duty police officer from the Regional Police Office in Blagoevgrad. The incident happened in the late afternoon today. The bus full with passangers stopped to rest at t...
  • British citizen lied to the police in Bansko, hid his car after a crash

    British citizen lied to the police in Bansko, hid his car after a crash

    26.10.2008The police found the stolen car jeep Hyundai, owned by the British citizen Andrew Roker. The car was hidden in groves in the area St. John near Bansko. The police determined that the car suffered a road accident. Duri...
  • Earthquake in Bansko

    Earthquake in Bansko

    20.10.2008According to the Seismology center of the Geophysical Institute of BAN, on 18th of October 2008, at 23.38 p. m. an earthquake with epicenter about 90 km south from Sofia was registered - announced the General National Se...
  • Bansko visited the fifth annual meeting of the local authorities in Bulgaria

    Bansko visited the fifth annual meeting of the local authorities in Bulgaria

    15.10.2008The meeting of the National Association of Municipalities (NAMRB) was organized from 9th to 11th October. It is the fifth annual meeting of the local authorities in Bulgaria. The deputy mayor Peter Baryakov, secretary of...
  • Bansko ski area is preparing for the coming season

    Bansko ski area is preparing for the coming season

    11.10.2008There are 186 snow guns and fully cleaned ski runs that are waiting for the tourists in ski zone Bansko. This year the improvement of the ski tracks and runs cost over 3 million leva. In the last 3 years the maintenance...
  • Bansko attended the International Tourism Fair in Smolyan

    Bansko attended the International Tourism Fair in Smolyan

    10.10.2008The most popular Bulgarian winter resort Bansko attended the international tourism fair \"Bulgarian mountains - hospitality in 4 seasons” in Smolyan. The overall opinion during the fair was that Bansko municipality ...
  • Alexander Kravarov: Bansko is the winter capital of Bulgaria

    Alexander Kravarov: Bansko is the winter capital of Bulgaria

    02.10.2008Mr. Alexander Kravarov, the mayor of Bansko, gave us an interview. What would you wish the students for the beginning of the new school year? I wish the students to be healthy, to play, to make sports, but on th...
  • The monk cell of Paisiy of Hilendar becomes alive in Bansko

    The monk cell of Paisiy of Hilendar becomes alive in Bansko

    30.09.2008The spiritual-historical centre St. Paisiy of Hilendar will open its doors in the autumn in Bansko. Sanctification probably will be on 5th October, when is the Day of the resort. Monks from the Monastery of Zograf are al...
  • Historical Museum opens doors in Razlog

    Historical Museum opens doors in Razlog

    26.09.2008The Historical Museum in Razlog invites you to become part of European Heritage Days, 26, 27, September 28 2008. The museum visitors can enjoy the renewed exposition to the theme: \"Treasure, transmitted from generation ...
  • Bansko is preparing for the new tourist season

    Bansko is preparing for the new tourist season

    24.09.2008Bansko municipality began the preparation for the new tourist season, which will be officially opened on 15 December. Fully sealed will be the sections Dobrinishte - Gotse Delchev hut, with a total length of 11 km and th...
  • The first snow fell over Bansko

    The first snow fell over Bansko

    23.09.2008The first snow fell over the mountains fortunately for the winter sport lovers. The temperature fell so much so that the Bansko mountains turned white. The tourists are warned by the Mountain Rescue Service to be war...
  • Bansko celebrated the Independеnce Day of Bulgaria

    Bansko celebrated the Independеnce Day of Bulgaria

    22.09.2008Bansko celebrated the Independеnce Day of Bulgaria with a concert of amateur compositions in Bansko. The mayor Alexander Kravarov congratulated the citizens and the guests for the anniversary of the city. Bulgaria won i...
  • Bansko joins the campaign - I am a European

    Bansko joins the campaign - I am a European

    04.09.2008The campaign began on 6/09/2008 in Bansko. In the center of the city under the title "I am an European", everyone can sign and help making Bulgaria a better place for living. Representatives of the Bulgarian right for...
  • Ski Vacation In The Alps Or In Bulgaria Cost The Same

    Ski Vacation In The Alps Or In Bulgaria Cost The Same

    01.09.2008A ski vacation in the Alps might cost the same as in some of the Bulgarian resorts, explained Bayko Baykov from Bulgaria\'s Association of Tour Operators and Travel Agents. A stay in a hotel in Austria and Italy is more ...
  • The councillors in Bansko congratulated centenarian

    The councillors in Bansko congratulated centenarian

    21.08.2008Kostadin Hadzhistoyanov celebrated 100-year anniversary in Bansko. He invited children, grandchildren, great - grandchildren and other relatives. He is the grandfather of Lazar Zahov, deputy - mayor in Bansko. Lazar Zaho...
  • New Course Expects European Golfers

    New Course Expects European Golfers

    20.08.2008\"In spring, Pirin Golf Holidays Club will welcome the first golf players, willing to practice their favourite sport here, \" announced mayor of Razlog Lyuben Tatarski. The modern new golf course is situated between the...
  • Dirty Purchase  's Midnight Gig Spoiled

    Dirty Purchase 's Midnight Gig Spoiled

    10.08.2008Two thousand fans were clapping hands and singing together with Freddy Cole in the town of Bansko. The piano and elegant swing jazz virtuoso provoked subtle feelings in the connoisseurs\' hearts. Nat King Cole\'s brother...
  • A Week of Arts in Bansko

    A Week of Arts in Bansko

    08.08.2008A festival dedicated to arts will be held in Bansko between August 8 and August 13. It will include a lot of music and arts, putting jazz and painting \"under the same roof\". For the first time, jazz BBQs at noon wil...
  • Jazz Stars Arrive for Bansko Festival

    Jazz Stars Arrive for Bansko Festival

    06.08.2008World-famous stars will take part in the 11th International Jazz Festival in Bansko, among them are Freddy Cole, USA, Swing Stars, Germany, etc. The official opening will take place at 07.30 p.m. on Friday in the Nik...
  • Bansko Joins Europe\'s Elite Ski Club

    Bansko Joins Europe\'s Elite Ski Club

    06.01.2008For ten days now the snow cover in Bulgaria\'s most attractive ski resorts has been No. 1 issue in the weather forecasts. The most enthusiastic skiers have already tried the snow cover on their favourite pistes. Weatherm...