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Musicians from 20 countries in Bansko’s 12th jazz festival

More than 150 musicians from 20 countries attend the 12th edition of the Bansko Jazz Festival. The event will spread until August 13, featuring Russia’s Igor Butman, James Davies – USA, Bulgarian jazz singer Kamelia Todorova, prominent jazz musicians from Holland, Israel, Egypt, Germany, Austria and other countries. Organizers expect at least 20 thousand people in Bansko during the six days of the jazz festival.

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Bansko Jazz Festival 2009

MAIN STAGE - VAPCAROV SQUARE BANSKO (all concerts start at 7.30 p.m.)

8 Aug. 2009
1. Vasil Petrov & Mery Taneva and big band Blagoevgrad – Bulgaria;
2. Otto Heijnic - Czech Republik;
3. Clare Teal and her band- England;

9 Aug. 2009
1. Maciej Sikala trio – Poland;
2. Mario Stanchev trio – France;
3. Keiko Borjeson and WomaJazz - Japan/Italy;

10 Aug. 2009
1. Kamelia Todorova – Bulgaria;
2. Jazzex – Ukraine;
3. Judy Lewis trio – Israel;


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A slimming centre opens doors in “Bansko Spa & Holidays” Hotel

Hotel “Bansko Spa & Holidays” now offers a brand new service, cooperating with Diely centre for diet nutrition and weight loss. Guest can enjoy a four star luxury, swimming pool, fitness centre, sauna, steam bath, 5 set diet balance nutrition, therapies, medical examination and body de-toxing.

The summer season in Bansko also provides excellent conditions for walks in the mountain.
The therapists in the modern spa centre of...

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Festival tourism and events will attract tourists in Bansko, during the summer season

The summer season in Bansko was officially opened yesterday on 24th May. The opening coincided with the traditional holidays of Bansko’s traditions and folklore festival for authentic songs.

The festival program will continue with the summer theatre festival form 01 – 07 July in Bansko. Guests and residents of the resort will be able to observe the best spectacles for the season.

The international Jazz Festival is one of the oldest jazz festivals in Bulgaria and the most prestigious event...

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The ski season in Bansko was closed

The ski season in Bansko was officially closed and the lift facilities stopped operating. There was a lot of snow this season and great number of tourist and skiers visited Bansko. The most important is that in 2009 the resort was established as a modern ski centre as it hosted the Ski World Cup Ladies in the end of February.

The world financial crisis did not stop the winter sports lovers and Bansko was full of tourists from Greece, Macedonia, Serbia, Russia and etc again. The mayor of...

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Music Idol in Vihren Palace Resort in Bansko

Meet the team of Music Idol Bulgaria. Meet the next music idol of Bulgaria. Music Idol Show will expect you at Vihren Palace Ski & Spa Resort in Bansko from 02 April to 05 April!

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An airport to be constructed near Gotse Delchev

A company from Sofia will start the construction works for a brand new civil airport near Gotse Delchev. Two years ago “Krosi Mountain resort” JSC bought 890 decares land plot in the region of the ex-military runway from the Ministry of Defense. The airport is in the region of Musomitsa village. Experts from BSA announced that it won’t have environmental impact in the site. The runway will be 2,5 km long and will be able to service domestic and international charter flights.

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April Ski Holiday in Bansko

This year Bansko boasts with incredible snow cover in the end of March. At some point the snow reaches 4 metres which promises at least a few more weeks of excellent skiing in the Pirin Mountain.
Just now all ski enthusiasts can take advantage of the last weeks of good snow in the mountains at very reasonable price. All hotels listed in VisitBulgaria.NET are now offering great last minute discounts and bargain offers.
Every Friday and Saturday Happy end bar offers live performances of the...

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Second downhll training World Cup Bansko

For the second day straight, Austrian Andrea Fischbacher was the fastest in downhill training in Bansko, Bulgaria, where women's World Cup downhill and super G races are scheduled Friday through Sunday.
Fischbacher was first down the icy, turny course that got the better of a few skiers Thursday, including Lindsey Vonn, who took a spill but is OK save a sore butt, U.S. coach Jim Tracy said.
Swiss racer Fabienne Suter stayed closer to Fischbacher, who beat everyone by more than a second and a...

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DH and SG World Cup Ladies in Bansko – First Training Results

The first official training for the DH and SG World Cup Ladies in Bansko, Bulgaria started at 11 AM, on Fefruary 25th. The decision was taken by the Chief Race Director World Cup Ladies, Mr. Atle Skaardal (FIS). 47 alpine skiers took the starting positions on Banderitsa ski slope yesterday.

Ingrid Jacquemod from France started first. The Austrian skier - Andrea Fishbacher gave the best time 1:46.44 min. Tina Maze from Slovenia was about 1 second slower but she was disqualified and the second...

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