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JJ Murphy’s Night: 6.00pm Tuesday

Dec 28, 2009 No Comments by

Bansko Blog night out… hits JJ Murphy’s on Tuesday 29th December! And I’ve just had some good news from Shelly, Murphy’s manager, and from the well known Bavarian long time local, Frank Nadler…  that “Star Merak” (“Old Zest”) perform in Murphy’s on Tuesday, around 6 p.m. Please come, enjoy and say hello… Traditional Bansko Choir [...]

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Snow And More Snow To Come: Bansko Opens In Style

Dec 15, 2009 4 Comments by

The snow forecast is… more snow. What a fabulous start to the ski season. There’ is over 70cm of snow on Todorka. All liftS are open. The snow arrived just in time for the Saturday’s opening ceremony that Mark Girardelli win the ski legends slalom. Whilst we wait for pistes to be fully groomed, the [...]

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Ski Season Opening: Celebrity Party Time

Dec 11, 2009 1 Comment by

The ski season in Bansko started on 8th December when 12,000 people were estimated to be staying in the town to celebrate “The students’ day”. The mayor, Alexander Kravarov, said the students who filled the resort came not only from all over Bulgaria, but from Greece — with at least 200 visitors from there too. [...]

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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

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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