Bansko Bohemi Balkan Festival 26th and 27th June Is Free

Jun 22, 2015 No Comments

Bansko Bohemi Balkan Festival 2015 is taking place in Bansko’s main square on the 26th and 26th June. I took a listen to Zeljko Joksimovic (Serbia), and enjoyed the sound. It’s a new type of music for me… but I enjoyed it. There is an interesting fusion of modern instruments with Balkan music. It’s a style of [...]

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Gondola Lift Opening Times Summer 2015

Jun 09, 2015 No Comments

The Bansko gondola lift is summer opening times and prices are here. UPDATE: Gondola lift working all day during August. Await news for early September opening. Subscribe to my newsletter to receive an email when I receive news. By the way, I really can’t understand why decisions such as lift opening times cannot be made, [...]

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It’s Bansko Summer 2015; Here’s What To Do And When

Jun 08, 2015 No Comments

The Bansko summer season has started, so here’s the calendar of events you need to know about. I think it’s these events that will make this summer in Bansko the one that offers visitors, and residents, more reasons to enjoy Bansko. Those that know, know; and I’m seeing more and more familiar faces return every [...]

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Bansko Jazz Fest 2015 7th To 13th August: The Programme

Jun 02, 2015 No Comments

Bansko Jazz Fest 2015 starts on Friday 7th August and ends Friday 13th August. It’s the eighteenth year of the Jazz Fest. Once again it’s free. 2015 is the best year I’ve ever known for live events in Bansko (see Bansko Beat music festival on July 10th and 11th). There are more good reasons than ever [...]

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Bansko Beat Music Festival 10th & 11th July: James Arthur Headlines

May 27, 2015 No Comments

The Bansko Beat Music Festival is on the 10th and 11th July and takes place within the main Bansko gondola lift car park. Headlining acts James Arthur, Little Dragon, Sam Feldt, Mo Horizons, Shawn Lee’s Ping Orchestra, Mo ‘Calamity & The Wizards, and many others perform for the two day festival here in Bansko, Bulgaria. [...]

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My Personal Journey: A Ski Season To Never Forget

May 20, 2015 No Comments

The build up to the 2014/15 Bansko ski season started like most ski seasons everywhere — with great snow expectations. The big question of “will it, or won’t it” snow, the wishing, the hoping, the snow forecasting, even the snow dancing; I felt confident it was going to be a good one when chatting to [...]

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Bansko Lifts Open Until 12th April 2015

Mar 13, 2015 2 Comments

The Bansko gondola lift and all possible other lifts will remain open until 12th April 2015, as per banskoski.com. Ulen say this decision has been helped by the large snowfalls of over 1.5 metres in the main ski domain. Too right; it is wonderful conditions right now. Read on for my weather forecast…   But [...]

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