News from Bansko

Overview of news from Bansko, arranged according to date. Check out what's happening in Bansko Municipality.
  • Prince Albert's visit to Bansko postponed

    Prince Albert's visit to Bansko postponed

    28.01.2012From the office of Prince Albert II, we have been informed that his visit to Bansko is postponed due to urgent commitments in the principality. Executive Director of the association Star team for the children MC, Maur...
  • Balloon Fiesta over Bansko and Razlog

    Balloon Fiesta over Bansko and Razlog

    08.01.2012In the region of Bansko and Razlog from 16 to 22 January will be held the "Bansko Balloon Fiesta 2012". For the event will arrive five Ukrainian and a Moldovan four-fan balloons. This type of show is held for the firs...
  • Bansko is Resort Number 1 in Europe

    Bansko is Resort Number 1 in Europe

    31.12.2011According to the ranking for "Hottest 100 winter resorts" of the British newspaper "Daily Mail", Bansko is number 1 in Europe for skiing and snowboarding in 2012. The ranking is done on the pricing policy of the resor...
  • Michael Valhofer to descend in Bansko for the season opening

    Michael Valhofer to descend in Bansko for the season opening

    15.12.2011The opening of the season in Bansko on December 17 will be made ​​by the star Michael Valhofer. He will make a special downhill run on the slope track "Banderishka polyana" along with two other legends - Peter Popangelov...
  • Two Romanian police officers arrived in Bansko for the ski season

    Two Romanian police officers arrived in Bansko for the ski season

    15.12.2011In pursuance of the arrangement for joint-patrol positions between the Ministries of Interior of Bulgaria and Romania, in Bansko have arrived two Romanian officers who will remain there until the end of the season. Th...
  • Mummers festival in Razlog on 1 January

    Mummers festival in Razlog on 1 January

    15.12.2011On January 1, 2012 in Razlog will be held the traditional Mummers carnival "Starchevata". In the city center will parade Kukeri from all neighborhoods in Razlog. The youngest participant is 6 months old. The costumes ...
  • Bansko will have new signage and markings

    Bansko will have new signage and markings

    06.12.2011Municipality Bansko will pay BGN 300 thousand of its budget to complete replacement of signs in the resort for a new advertising strategy. New road markings could be expected too. It will be necessary to update the bu...
  • Prince of Monaco arrives in Bansko in February

    Prince of Monaco arrives in Bansko in February

    06.12.2011The resort Bansko will host the sixth charity race ski and biathlon World Ski Event 2012. It will be attended by members of the star team for the charity of His Highness the Prince of Monaco Albert II "Star team for t...
  • Health centre will be built in Bansko

    Health centre will be built in Bansko

    06.12.2011Organized a press conference on Friday the mayor of Bansko Ikonomov George said that in the town will begin construction of a modern health centre. The Centre will have modern equipment. There will also be magnetic re...
  • Mountain Film Festival in Bansko starts on 23 November

    Mountain Film Festival in Bansko starts on 23 November

    16.11.2011From 23 to 27 November, Bansko will host the XI International Mountain Film Festival. This festival is considered the most important cinema forums of its kind in Southeastern Europe. During the festival 100 films from...
  • Bansko season opener is on December 17

    Bansko season opener is on December 17

    16.11.2011The official opening of the winter season in Bansko will be on 17 December. But before that date, students will firs benefit from the well-prepared slopes in the resort. Around 10, 000 graduates will have their celebr...
  • Bansko to host the 2013 European Biathlon Championship

    Bansko to host the 2013 European Biathlon Championship

    16.11.2011Preparations are taking place now for the European Biathlon Championship, which will be held in Bansko during 2013. The Federation announced that the first inspections have been passed. Meetings to discuss the organiz...
  • Just a few days left until Banskofilmfest 2011

    Just a few days left until Banskofilmfest 2011

    15.11.2011Just a few days left until Banskofilmfest 2011 The 11th edition of the International mountain film festival will take place in less than a month – this is the most significant cinema forum of this kind in southeaste...
  • First World Cup meeting in Bansko

    First World Cup meeting in Bansko

    14.10.2011In February next year, Bansko will host the launch of four World Cup alpine skiing events. The starts for men, which are the giant slalom and slalom will be on 18 and 19 February, and women will compete in downhill an...
  • Experts from UNESCO will be visiting park Pirin

    Experts from UNESCO will be visiting park Pirin

    11.10.2011By 14 October, the national park "Pirin" in Bansko will be visited by experts from UNESCO and the International Union for Conservation of Nature. The inspection is due to a complaint that the development of the ski ar...
  • Perfect organization for the World Ski Cup in Bansko this weekend.

    Perfect organization for the World Ski Cup in Bansko this weekend.

    28.02.2011Bulgarian legendary ski racer - Peter Popangelov said that the perfect organization of the competitions in Bansko this weekend has exceeded his expectations. The track was perfectly prepared and most important is tha...
  • The first round for the Slalom in Bansko won by Austrian Mario Matt

    The first round for the Slalom in Bansko won by Austrian Mario Matt

    27.02.2011Held this morning the first round of the slalom World Cup Alpine skiing in Bansko ended with victory for the double world champion Mario Matt of Austria. He finished with a time of 54.21 seconds. Second and third pla...
  • Super combination in Bansko was won by Christof Innerhofer

    Super combination in Bansko was won by Christof Innerhofer

    26.02.2011Super combination in Bansko was won by Christof Innerhofer Leading the rankings in the super combination race of the World Cup in Bansko is Christof Innerhofer from Italy with a time of 2:23.87 min. After are secon...
  • Jean-Baptiste Grange - leader after the first run

    Jean-Baptiste Grange - leader after the first run

    26.02.2011The first run of the slalom valid for the super combination of the World Cup which was held in Bansko was lead by Jean-Baptiste Grange. Bulgarian - Georgi Georgiev was ranked 17th place. This classification allows Ge...
  • Ski stars arrive in Bansko for a great place to ski

    Ski stars arrive in Bansko for a great place to ski

    25.02.2011For launches of the World Cup in Bansko many stars of winter sports arrived to participate. They all expressed admiration for the small mountain town and the proposed good conditions. Ivica Kostelic, who is leading t...