News from Bansko

Overview of news from Bansko, arranged according to date. Check out what's happening in Bansko Municipality.
  • Bansko Opens the New Winter Season on December 16

    Bansko Opens the New Winter Season on December 16

    20.10.2017Bansko will be opening its winter season on December 16 and the special guest at the event will be 5-time Olympian medalist Kristian Ghedina. In 2004 the Italian skier left audiences speechless. At the Austrian ski co...
  • 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • One Hundred and Twenty Musicians to Arrive for Horizon Festival in Bansko

    One Hundred and Twenty Musicians to Arrive for Horizon Festival in Bansko

    05.02.2016120 musicians from all corners of the world will be visiting Bansko during the 4th annual music festival Horizon. The event will be taking place from March 12 - 18 in the resort town. Organizers are promising a wide ...
  • Up to 20 Percent Drop in Hotel Prices in Bansko in February

    Up to 20 Percent Drop in Hotel Prices in Bansko in February

    15.01.2016Hoteliers in [Bansko] are prepared to lower their prices by between 10-20% during the last month of winter, announced the Tourism Business Union in the town, even though the ski [resort] is enjoying no small number of to...
  • Neofit Rilski House Museum

    Neofit Rilski House Museum

    08.01.2016Neofit Rilski House Museum is located in close proximity to [Sveta Troitsa Church] in the center of [Bansko]. It's open to visitors every day from 9 am - 12 pm and 2 pm - 5 pm. There are recordings in English, German and...
  • Velyanova Kushta

    Velyanova Kushta

    05.01.2016Velyanova Kushta was built during the 18th-19th centuries in the style typical of that time. The fortified house had set in as an architectural style due to the outlaw epidemic that surged through Bulgarian lands in the ...
  • Nikola Vaptsarov House Museum

    Nikola Vaptsarov House Museum

    04.01.2016Nikola Vaptsarov House Museum was turned into an actual museum back in 1952. Restoration has been done 3 times - in 1960, 1979 and 1992, with the current exposition at a very high professional level. Relatives of the ...
  • Sveta Troitsa Church - Bansko

    Sveta Troitsa Church - Bansko

    30.12.2015Sveta Troitsa Church is one of the symbols of [Bansko], along with its tower and unique ring of the bells. Preparation for construction of the church began around 1810. The location for its construction was chosen, on...
  • Christmas Fundraiser Concert in Bansko

    Christmas Fundraiser Concert in Bansko

    23.12.2015Today, December 23rd, at 5:30 PM, Bansko will be hosting a Christmas concert under the motto "Christmas Smiles", to raise funds for an initiative organized by the municipality. The Christmas spectacle will be held at...
  • Bansko Wins Prize for Best Festival Destination

    Bansko Wins Prize for Best Festival Destination

    11.12.2015The municipality of Bansko has earned the prestigious award for the best festival [destination] at an official ceremony in Sofia. Tourism representatives in [Bulgaria], [Romania], [Serbia] and [Italy] all fought for the ...
  • The Christmas Tree in Bansko Lights Up on December 3rd

    The Christmas Tree in Bansko Lights Up on December 3rd

    27.11.2015The Christmas lights will light up on December 3rd, with the tree once again trimmed in the town square. This will officially mark the beginning of the Christmas season in the [resort]. A music program has been speci...
  • Clint Eastwood Will be at the Bansko Film Fest

    Clint Eastwood Will be at the Bansko Film Fest

    13.11.2015Movie icon Clint Eastwood will be participating in the 15th annual Bansko Film Fest. The event will be held between November 25 and 29 at the Nikola Vaptsarov auditorium. The inclusion of films by perhaps one of the g...
  • World Ski Champs are Opening the Season in Bansko

    World Ski Champs are Opening the Season in Bansko

    06.11.2015This winter, the [ski] season in Bansko officially opens on December 12, with some of the champions of the sport scheduled to be at the event. Two time Olympic champion Markus Wasmeier will be arriving for the opening. ...
  • Nikolina Angelkova: Bansko Among the Top Ski Tourism Destinations

    Nikolina Angelkova: Bansko Among the Top Ski Tourism Destinations

    23.10.2015"One of the top 10 best [destinations] for ski tourism in Europe is the Bansko resort, " announced Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova upon her visit to the town. Angelkova announced that she fully supports the bui...
  • Banski Starcheta Received the Highest Honors at 2 Folklore Festivals

    Banski Starcheta Received the Highest Honors at 2 Folklore Festivals

    16.10.2015Bansko residents have a reason to be joyous and proud yet again. The youth folk singing group Banski Starcheta performed at the Nikola Vaptsarov Auditorium in 2 separate musical events and they outdid themselves once mor...
  • Bulgarian and Macedonian Amateurs to Dance Off in Bansko

    Bulgarian and Macedonian Amateurs to Dance Off in Bansko

    04.09.2015Bulgarian and Macedonian amateur dancers will be having a dance off in Bansko as part of the folklore festival Da Nadskochim Pirina. The musical performance will be yet another initiative in the multicultural project ...