News from Bansko

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  • 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...
  • New Green Facelift for Bansko

    New Green Facelift for Bansko

    17.04.2014Since the beginning of spring, there have been over 150 trees planted in the mountain community of Bansko, announced spokespersons from the municipality. Maintenance of the landscape in the resort town has begun accordin...
  • Snow in April Covered the Road to Bansko

    Snow in April Covered the Road to Bansko

    11.04.2014Throughout the entire winter, our ski [resorts] hoped for snow and they finally got their [wish]... with a little delay. Heavy snowfall was seen yesterday morning in Bansko and the Predel pass. The roads are now clear...
  • The Competition for the Best Hotel in Bansko is Over

    The Competition for the Best Hotel in Bansko is Over

    31.03.2014The competition for the best hotel in Bansko ended yesterday. The contest was organized for the second consecutive year on the internet sites of the Bulgarian municipalities. Visitors of the site Kmeta.bg had the oppo...
  • About 40 Percent of Hotels in Bansko Will Close by the End of the Month

    About 40 Percent of Hotels in Bansko Will Close by the End of the Month

    17.03.2014A little bit prior to the official end of the winter season in the resort of Bansko, many of the hotels have begun closing their doors and letting go of personnel. Officials in the town claim that Bansko has enjoyed a...
  • Perfect Ski Conditions in Bansko this Weekend

    Perfect Ski Conditions in Bansko this Weekend

    07.03.2014At this very moment there is snow falling in Bansko and conditions will be perfect this weekend for skiing. In the past few days there have been 27 1/2″ (70 cm) of fresh snow. All ski slopes are being tended to and all s...
  • Policemen, Diplomats and DJs are Taking Over Bansko

    Policemen, Diplomats and DJs are Taking Over Bansko

    24.02.2014For the fifth time in a row, Bansko will become an arena for furious ski racing between policemen and diplomats. Between February 21st and 23rd, the guests will test their might along the ski slopes of Bansko and Piri...
  • British Tourists Show Off Their Cooking Skills in Bansko

    British Tourists Show Off Their Cooking Skills in Bansko

    17.02.2014In ever more places in the resort town, you can witness a sweating Englishman try to cook some of the most appetizing local [delicacies]. More and more taverns are leaving their kitchens open for candidate cooks, whic...
  • Nazi Swastikas Ward Off Tourists from Bansko

    Nazi Swastikas Ward Off Tourists from Bansko

    17.02.2014Nazi swastikas and [souvenirs] bearing the image of Hitler are freely sold in some of the stores along the main street in Bansko and repel tourists from [Russia] and [Israel]. Foreign tourists were literally shocked b...
  • Hotels in Bansko Begin to Lower Prices

    Hotels in Bansko Begin to Lower Prices

    10.02.2014Hotels in the 3-star category in the ski [resort] of Bansko have begun to lower their prices of overnight stays in order to attract tourists to the town. The rising temperatures and lack of natural snow have forced ma...
  • British Press: Bansko Is a Better Bargain Than Grindelwald

    British Press: Bansko Is a Better Bargain Than Grindelwald

    03.02.2014According to research by M&S Bank, that compare the prices of the various winter [resorts] in [Europe], a winter [ski] vacation in [Bulgaria] costs much less than one in [Switzerland]. The research data are published in ...
  • Perfect Ski Conditions in Bansko

    Perfect Ski Conditions in Bansko

    03.02.2014The mayor of Bansko, Georgi Ikonomov, announced that the snow that has fallen in the past few days has been perfect for improving the [ski] conditions in the winter ski resort. All [ski tracks] are now open. There is ...
  • Vacation in typical bansko style house

    Vacation in typical bansko style house

    29.01.2013For almost a year now, the winter resort offers a new tourist service. Vacation in typical bansko style house. The idea is the guests, bulgarians or foreigners, to get acquainted with the lifestyle of the local people. ...
  • Mummers carnival in Razlog

    Mummers carnival in Razlog

    18.01.2013The fifth edition of the International 'Strachevata" mummers carnival will be held on January 19, in Razlog. Official guest of the event will be Alex Tsitsimov - Representative of the Federation of European Carnival Citi...
  • European Biathlon Championship will be held in Bansko

    European Biathlon Championship will be held in Bansko

    21.12.2012From 20 to 26 February next year’s European Biathlon Championship will be held in Bansko. The competition will be for men, women, boys and girls. The event is expected to host about 35 [countries] in the town of Bansk...
  • Prices for ski passes in Bansko

    Prices for ski passes in Bansko

    21.12.2012After the opening of the season in Bansko, and the prices at which you will buy cards for ski equipment are clear. The company concessionaire "Yulen" have set the following prices. Adult day pass card costs 58 levs. F...