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International Mountain Film Festival 2009: Full Guide & Timetable

Nov 20, 2009 2 Comments by

The Bansko 2009 International Mountain Film Festival from the 25th to 29th Novmber is an annual Bansko event recently highlighted with “My Bansko” film trailer earlier  https://banskoblog.com/2009/10/bansko-film-festival/. This film, by Christopher Hampe and Frank Nadler, will be premiered on Wednesday, November 25th at 15:20 at the “ceremonial hall” of the community hall (Chitalishte) on the [...]

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Charity Bonfire Night Raises Cash For Zdravets School

Nov 10, 2009 No Comments by

  It was a spectacular fireworks display as you can see from the video. I had a wonderful time — a little piece of English tradition which has gone a long way to help Bulgarian children in need. Natasha  emailed me a short summary of the event I wrote about on Friday https://banskoblog.com/2009/11/charity-bonfire-night/. “…The organisation is also far from being [...]

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Bonfire Night For Zdravets School For Handicapped Children

Nov 06, 2009 No Comments by

It’s Bansko bonfire night tonight and, as a English northerner, Bonfire night  evokes memories of the most exciting day of the year, maybe bar Chritmas Day. But tonight I am especially looking forward to celebrating Guy Fawkes Night. Beacause attending this event (20 bgn per head) will help contribute to an incredibly important local charity, [...]

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Bansko Film Festival: “My Bansko”

Oct 09, 2009 1 Comment by

The Bansko Film Festival takes place between 25th and 29th November and is the Ninth International Film Festival for mountains, extreme sports and adventures in Bulgaria. Take a look at film trailer above. More info at banskofilmfest.com. Christophe, the German film maker contacted me to say he is in the final editing of “My Bansko” [...]

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Jazz Fest 2009: Video

Aug 10, 2009 No Comments by

Blagoevgrad Big Band video at Bansko Jazz Fest 2009. For more on Jazz Fest 2009: https://banskoblog.com/bansko-jazz-festival-2009-programme/ Tomorrow, 11th August, be sure to check out Mind Trips (Bulgaria) on stage B (video here  https://banskoblog.com/bansko-jazz-fest-2009/ ) and again on the 11th on main square stage check out Candy Dulfer (Holland). If you are looking for accommodation in [...]

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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

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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