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150 000 cubic meters fresh snow was pulled down from Tomba slope

The next 5 days, the sport world will observe Bulgaria, as Bansko’s Banderitza ski run will host the FIS World Cup Ladies’ races in less than a week (February 27 – March 1, 2009). The budget for the competition is 3,5 million BGN and 200 persons work hard to supply excellent snow cover on the ski trails for the biggest sport event in Bulgaria for 2009.

Over a meter fresh snow had to be pulled down from the Tompa slope, to provide excellent skiing conditions for the forthcoming...

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Last 3 Abused Bears Arrive from Serbia to Bulgaria's Belitsa Dancing Bears Park

The "FOUR PAWS" Foundation had successfully transported the last three registered dancing bears from Serbia to the Bulgarian "Dancing Bears" refuge and park in Belitsa, the Foundation reported.

The bears are going to be housed in a special sector of the park, prepared just for them. The park is located at the foot of the Rila mountain, 20 km from the Bansko winter resort.

FOUR PAWS started the struggle against the torment of bears in Bulgaria in May of 1999. The first three brown...

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Bansko Christmas Holiday Calendar

18 December, 5:00 PM - meeting with the poetess Elena Kodzhabasheva - "For Christmas and love ...". Culture Hall Nikola Vaptsarov.

22 December, 6:00 PM - dramatic theater Lovech visits Bansko and presents Mrs. Warren's Profession by George Bernard Shaw. Culture Hall Nikola Vaptsarov.

23 December, 5:30 PM - Christmas - New Year Festival concert - White hope. Culture Hall Nikola Vaptsarov.

15 - 31 December, - exhibition of children's drawings in the children's...

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Marc Girardelli gave Bansko his trophy from the 1992-93 World Cup

The legendary skier Marc Girardelli gave Bansko his fifth and last Crystal Globe. He made this historical gesture during the TV show Sports Fever, which was broadcast live from Bansko.

"This is my most difficult earned World Cup, said Marc Girardelli. I hope it is an incentive for all Bulgarian skiers. Girardelli won his fifth World Cup in season 1992/93.

The historical trophy will be put in a conspicuous place in the lobby of the 5-star

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Men's Skiing Elite Comes to Bansko in 2011

Bansko will become a favourite destination for tourism, managers of the top ski resorts of Wengen and St. Moritz say.

Bansko will hosts events of the men's world cup win skiing, it becomes clear from the FIS preliminary calendar, which was announced by the director of the ski resort of Wengen. The managers of the Swiss ski resorts of Wengen and St. Moritz conducted a seminar in the town of Bansko, the agenda is the benefit from the organization of FIS ski events in the resort.


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Bansko Ski Season Officially Underway.

Ski stars, including Olympic champions Hanni Wenzel and Gustavo Thoeni as well as legends such as Andreas Wenzel and Marc Girardelli gave the official start of the ski season in Bulgaria's winter resort of Bansko on Saturday.

They all made demonstration ski runs on the Alberto Tomba slope, accompanied by ski students and competitors from the "Yulen" ski club in the town.

After the demonstration, the ski legends gave a special press conference and praised the conditions and the...

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Snow, Beautiful Girls, Famous Stars – Bansko 2008/2009

Well, once again Bansko proved to be one of the best winter resorts in Europe and the first one to officially open the winter fiesta on the slopes in Bulgaria.
Famous skiers, beautiful dancers, unique show and unforgettable fireworks warmed up all guests and residents of Bansko in this cold and foggy November day in the Pirin Mountain.

The official opening of the skiing season in Bansko turned into a fabulous show on the slopes.
Many enthusiasts filled Banderishka polyana to meet Marc...

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Ski masters will show skills at the opening of the ski season in Bansko

The official opening of the ski season in Bansko will take place on Saturday, 29th of November. World famous skiers will show their skills on “Alberto Tomba” ski slope.

The olympics champions Hanni Wenzel and Andreas Wenzel, the world downhill champion Harti Weirather, the Italian ski legend Gustavo Thoeni and the multiple winner of the World Cup, Marc Girardelli will be the participants in the ski demonstrations.

The show of the masters will start at 12.30. The festal program will go...

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Fresh powder under Todorka peak

Mountain rescue service announced hot lines in case of accidents in the mountain: +359 887100241, +359 749 88131.

The local authorities banned the traffic of heavy machines through the Predela pass during weekends and holidays, to provide easy access to the world famous ski resort Bansko.

10 cm fresh powder dumped for the last 24 hours in Bansko. The snow cover on the slopes in Bansko now reached 20 cm. The snow is still falling in the mountains and the whether is foggy.


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Bansko presents the new sports calendar for season 2008 – 2009

This year Bansko will host a number of inetersting competiotions that worth the attention of all ski fans. However the biggest and most awaited of all is the round of FIS World Cup for women that will take place: 28 February - 01 March 2009.
It's all up to you, simply choose from the list below and pack your bags, Bansko awaits you!

22 - 23 November 2008 - Todorka Cup - alpine disciplines, men;

16 – 17 December 2008 - Capi Cup - alpine disciplines,...

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