News from Bansko

Overview of news from Bansko, arranged according to date. Check out what's happening in Bansko Municipality.
  • Prices of Ski Passes to Drop by 20 Percent Starting March 15

    Prices of Ski Passes to Drop by 20 Percent Starting March 15

    10.03.2017The prices of ski lift passes in Bansko are to drop by 20% starting March 15, announced marketing director Yulen Ivan Obreikov, quoted by 24chasa.bg. The new price of 1-day ski passes is going to be 46 leva. Hotels i...
  • Hoteliers and Restaurateurs are Happy with the Winter Season in Bansko

    Hoteliers and Restaurateurs are Happy with the Winter Season in Bansko

    13.01.2017"Hoteliers and restaurateurs in Bansko are happy with the winter conditions this year, " stated Blagoy Ragin, chairman of the Bulgarian Association of Hoteliers and Restaurateurs, in front of Bulgaria ON AIR. "Mr. Rag...
  • The Ski Season in Bansko Starts This Weekend

    The Ski Season in Bansko Starts This Weekend

    02.12.2016The concessionaire of the ski zone in the resort has announced that the season in Bansko starts this weekend. The ski lifts will start operating as early as December 3, the slopes are prepped and ready for the first skie...
  • Bansko is Once Again at the Top of List of the Cheapest Winter Resorts

    Bansko is Once Again at the Top of List of the Cheapest Winter Resorts

    11.10.2016For the 7th year in a row, Bansko has been ranked as the least expensive [winter resort] in [Europe] and [North America]. 26 of the most popular ski [destinations] were compared. A 6-day vacation with a ski pass, rent...
  • Hoteliers in Bansko Begin Frantic Renovations in the Hotel Complexes

    Hoteliers in Bansko Begin Frantic Renovations in the Hotel Complexes

    17.09.2016Hoteliers in Bansko are preparing for the upcoming winter season and have begun renovations. Some of the hotels will be offering new attractions and services for tourists. Most hotels will be opening their doors betwe...
  • Thousands of Fans Sung Along with Dino Merlin

    Thousands of Fans Sung Along with Dino Merlin

    07.09.2016Bosnian star Dino Merlin worked up an exciting show for his Bulgarian fans and proved yet again that he has no equal on stage. After coming out in front of his fans, the hit Balkan singer's voice not only resonated th...
  • Summer Theater Begins in Bansko

    Summer Theater Begins in Bansko

    04.07.2016Between July 1 and 7, Bansko will be hosting the Summer Theater festivities, being held this year under the motto: For the audience with [love]. The stage in the Nikola Vaptsarov auditorium will present one of the most p...
  • Fifteen Percent Increase in Bansko Tourists This Year

    Fifteen Percent Increase in Bansko Tourists This Year

    24.06.2016During this past winter season, there was a 15% increase in the number of tourists in Bansko compared to last year. These statistics are reported by the Tourism Advisory Board of the Municipality. Hotel bookings have...
  • Bansko to Host the PIRIN RUN Race

    Bansko to Host the PIRIN RUN Race

    24.06.2016Bansko is going to be hosting the 6th annual mountain running and biking race PIRIN RUN. It's going to be held this Sunday, June 26, with the starting line being at the lower end of the cabin lift. The finish line for...
  • Bansko to Mount 1150 ft Water Slide for Tourists

    Bansko to Mount 1150 ft Water Slide for Tourists

    10.06.2016By July 15 at the latest, workers are going to mount Bansko's latest tourist attraction - a 1150 ft (350 m) water slide. It's expected to arrive from [France] and will be placed on Banderishka Polyana. The news was a...
  • Bansko Honors Botev's Achievements

    Bansko Honors Botev's Achievements

    03.06.2016With an honorific ceremony, the municipality of Bansko marked the 140th death anniversary of Hristo Botev and the heroes who gave their lives for Bulgarian freedom and independence. Right at noon, accompanied by the ...
  • Bansko to Take Participate in Night of the Museums

    Bansko to Take Participate in Night of the Museums

    20.05.2016The [museums] in the town of Bansko are going to be taking part in the European Night of the Museums, which will be held on May 21 in many towns and [cities] across the country. From 6 pm to 11 pm, all museums in the...
  • A Heated Snowboard Competition in Bansko

    A Heated Snowboard Competition in Bansko

    01.04.2016Bansko hosted the National Snowboarding Competition in the parallel giant slalom discipline. 83 competitors from 11 sports clubs participated. The Bulgarian Championships title was won by Radoslav Yankov, the winner ...
  • Bansko's Artists Presented a Unique Spring Exhibition

    Bansko's Artists Presented a Unique Spring Exhibition

    25.03.2016Nikola Vaptsarov Auditorium 1894 in Bansko hosted a creative arts exhibition titled "It's Spring! " The colorful gallery, part of the cultural program of Bansko Municipality, presented oil paintings and graphics creat...
  • The Ski Zone in Dobrinishte to be Modernized According to Italian Model

    The Ski Zone in Dobrinishte to be Modernized According to Italian Model

    18.03.2016The ski zone in Dobrinishte is to be modernized according to an Italian-style model, announced Georgi Ikonomov, mayor of Bansko, who represented the [ski resort] at the Committee of the Regions in [Brussels]. The mayo...
  • Bansko Hosts Mediterranean Orienteering Championship

    Bansko Hosts Mediterranean Orienteering Championship

    11.03.2016The Municipality of Bansko, with the collaboration of mayor Georgi Ikonomov, is hosting the annual international event SIVEN MOC 2016 (Mediterranean Orienteering Championship). Organizers are planning on having the at...
  • Bansko Reports 10 Percent Drop in Tourists

    Bansko Reports 10 Percent Drop in Tourists

    11.03.2016Bansko is reporting a 10% drop in the number of tourists for the first 2 months of the year, in comparison to the same period in 2015. But despite this, local representatives of the tourist [business] are not pessimistic...
  • World Famous Electronic Music Stars at Bansko During Horizon Festival

    World Famous Electronic Music Stars at Bansko During Horizon Festival

    02.03.2016World famous electronic music stars will be arriving at Bansko for the 4th annual Horizon Festival, which will take place from March 11 - 18. Electronic and house music fans can expect more than 30 parties at 15 loca...
  • Veselin Marinov will Sing in Bansko on March 8

    Veselin Marinov will Sing in Bansko on March 8

    26.02.2016The month of March will be accompanied by a rich cultural program, organized by Nikola Vaptsarov Auditorium 1894 - Bansko, as well as Bansko Municipality. On March 1st, 5:30 pm, the cultural institution's management ...
  • Bansko Property Prices Drop by 70 Percent

    Bansko Property Prices Drop by 70 Percent

    19.02.2016The prices of properties in [Bansko] have dropped by nearly 70-80% in comparison to the peak rates they reached about 8 years ago. We are reminded that during the construction boom, properties in the resort were selling ...