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  • 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...
  • Familiarizing Razlog Schoolchildren with Kuker Traditions

    Familiarizing Razlog Schoolchildren with Kuker Traditions

    16.12.2014With the upcoming Kuker festival Starchevata, students from "Saints Cyril and Methodius" elementary school visited the workshop of Dimitar Parapunov, where they were made familiar with the [traditions] of the [ritual]. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Prices in Dobrinishte Cut in Half This Winter

    Prices in Dobrinishte Cut in Half This Winter

    02.12.2014Prices of a winter vacation will be about 50% lower this season in the resort of Dobrinishte. The cut in prices is being done to attract more tourists to the mountain town. Family hotels and guesthouses in Dobrinishte...
  • 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 ...
  • Razlog is Promoting its Golf and Spa at the World Travel Market

    Razlog is Promoting its Golf and Spa at the World Travel Market

    07.11.2014For the 2nd year in a row, Razlog is participating in the World Travel Market in [London], [Great Britain]. This is the largest event for professionals in the tourism industry and the 2nd most prestigious worldwide. R...
  • 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...
  • Cleaning Razlog for the Upcoming Annual Town Celebration

    Cleaning Razlog for the Upcoming Annual Town Celebration

    22.10.2014Fall cleaning in Razlog is continuing with full speed ahead. Throughout the past week, the shrubs in the town's parks were pruned and shaped. Dry and broken tree branches have been removed, fallen leaves are being gat...
  • Foster Care is Gaining Popularity in Razlog

    Foster Care is Gaining Popularity in Razlog

    15.10.2014The social initiative "National Association of Foster Care" is being ever more widely accepted in Razlog. Initially, residents of the town were skeptical of the idea of children being accepted into foster [families], ...
  • 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...
  • Eleshnitsa Invites you to Folklore Sreshta 2014

    Eleshnitsa Invites you to Folklore Sreshta 2014

    22.08.2014The 1st annual folklore festival "Folklore Sreshta" will be held on August 30, 2014 (Saturday) at 2 PM at the outdoor stage in the center of [Eleshnitsa]. Over 250 participants will compete in the folklore festivities...
  • 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...
  • Horizon Festival Bansko - in the Top 5 Best Festivals

    Horizon Festival Bansko - in the Top 5 Best Festivals

    17.07.2014Horizon Festival Bansko managed to make the ranks of the British site Pulseradio.net – 22 must do boutique festivals before you die. The festival in the ski resort town ranked a prestigious 5th place. The biggest and ...
  • Eleshnitsa Gathers Rock Fans

    Eleshnitsa Gathers Rock Fans

    18.06.2014Eleshnitsa kicks off July with a rock concert. Rock Eleshnitsa is a long-awaited musical event for all rock fans. On July 4th and 5th, six groups will play rock on the beach of the beautiful village. Among the bands w...
  • Bansko is Organizing a Blood Drive Campaign

    Bansko is Organizing a Blood Drive Campaign

    25.04.2014There is a spring blood drive being organized in Bansko. The initiative is by the National Center for Hematology and the National Council of the Bulgarian Red Cross. The campaign is being organized with the assistance...