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Fabienne Suter Leads Bansko Downhill

Feb 27, 2009 No Comments by

Fabienne Suter (switzerland) leads Women’s World Cup Downhill in with 1:45.68. Andre Fischbacher (Austria) is second with 1:46.83. This 2,070 metres length course is reported as being challenging with some competitors missing gates in the practice day. For all the latest results got to http://www.universalsports.com/ViewContent.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=23000&CONTENT_ID=2326&fisid=6287 Here’s to what so far has been an event which [...]

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The BanskoBlog Photo And Video Competition

Feb 09, 2009 No Comments by

Lance Nelson The Bansko Blog photo and video competition is now open. Go to: http://www.flickr.com/photos/banskoblog/ The Bansko Blog photo competition is now open. On 1st April 2009 the nominations the top 10 photos and top 3 videos will be put forward to the final Bansko Blog Winter Photo Competition Prize – 2009. The winner will [...]

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Alberto Tomba and Balkaniada Shut Due To World Cup

Feb 08, 2009 No Comments by

Rain and above freezing temperatures come to Bansko. Temperatures will drop this week but ski and board visitors may be a little disappointed to see some of the best runs, nine and four closed until end of February. I maintain that the month of March from around the 5th or so, is a great time [...]

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Bansko Gets St Moritz Women’s Downhill On 27th Feb

Jan 21, 2009 No Comments by

The canceled ladies downhill from St. Moritz has been rescheduled today to Bansko (BUL) and will take place on Friday, Feb. 27th at 12:00 LOC (11:00 CET). Training runs at both Kitzbuel and Cortina were canceled this morning, both due to falling snow. Organizers later extended the cancellations through tomorrow. At Cortina there were 25inches [...]

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8 Million Euros For Bansko’s Infrastructure

Jan 14, 2009 No Comments by

Bansko plans to invest 15 million leva (around 7.7 million euro) in infrastructure this year, according to the municipality’s updated plan. By the end of 2009, the funds will cover the completion of the road between the resort town and the Vihren mountain cabin, as well as the infrastructure of the new parts of the [...]

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International Festival of the Mountain Cinema, Bansko 27th and 30th November 2008

Nov 11, 2008 1 Comment by

Bansko hosts the International Festival of the Mountaineers Cinema, announced by Natali Petrova, festival organisor. 75 films from five continents, taken from the sea bottom to the Himalayan peaks, will be presented in three halls. The documentaries show the lifestyle, art and religion of the mountain people, as well as the ecology issues of the [...]

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