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Bansko Jazz Festival 2009 Programme

Jun 24, 2009 14 Comments by

The Bansko Jazz Festival 2009 Programme has arrived — like a homing pidgeon, direct from the office of Dr Iliev, I am delighted to be able to publish the FINAL Bansko Jazz Fest 2009 line up. Dr Emi Iliev is the mastermind behind the Jazz Fest in Bansko –  since the very start. And this [...]

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Bansko Events Guide

Jun 14, 2009 2 Comments by

Bansko Events Guide — coming soon. In the meantime, if you have, or know of, a Bansko Event that you would like to publicise  — or any charity, or fundraising events, in Sofia or elsewhere in Bulgaria, then please contact me. I offer a FREE article and audio interview: make sure your event is well [...]

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Bansko Jazz Fest 2009: 8th-13th August

Apr 30, 2009 9 Comments by

Bansko Jazz Fest 2009 starts on 8th August and finishes on 13th August. The Jazz Fest video here I took last year at stage B, is the Ya Ya band. The diverse range of styles at the festival awaits visitors.  Jazz is a loose word… and you’ll see the full range: chill out jazz — [...]

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How One Life Bulgaria Raised 1,800 Leva

Apr 19, 2009 No Comments by

The One Life Bulgaria charity is a most worthy Bulgarian charity. One Life has an exceptionally good record on getting all the money where it’s most needed. All proceeds got to help to alleviate children’s disease and disability in Bulgaria. After the quiz Irish Gary, of JJ Murphy’s, posed for the picture above with me. [...]

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Will Bulgarian Miss Utah Win Miss USA?

Apr 13, 2009 3 Comments by

The Bulgarian born Laura Kirilova Chukanov and current Miss Utah USA 2009,  is a contestant in the Miss USA 2009. But will she win? You be the judge. Watch the video above and then wait for the competition in Las Vegas in April 19th. It’s quite an entertaining interview. You’ll find out about the young [...]

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Will Santana Be Playing At Bansko Beat Festival?

Apr 10, 2009 2 Comments by

Santana… Rock Festival… Bansko. I’ve just read about the “Bansko Beat” rock festival. I’m not normally prone to discuss events until formally announced… but today I have to make an exception. Three Day Rock Festival On the talkbansko.com forum, the highly respected German expatriate, Frank Nadler, mentioned plans for a three day rock festival “Bansko [...]

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Lindsey Vonn Wins World Cup Downhill

Mar 01, 2009 No Comments

Lindsey Vonn has joined Picabo Street as the only Americans to win two straight World Cup downhill championships (associated press). World Cup holder, and this season’s leader both in the downhill and overall standings, American Lindsey Vonn won the women’s world cup’s super-giant slalom race held in Bulgaria’s best winter resort of Bansko today. Vonn won [...]

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