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World Cup Fun

Feb 26, 2011 No Comments by

World Cup Ski action video in Bansko. Snow overnight gave for some reasonable ski conditions. But I enjoyed the party atmosphere and as I type the resort is very busy. More snow next week should see improving snow cover which is still in parts a little thin. That said, many enjoyed the day on, and […]

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Dimitar Berbatov Comes To Bansko

Feb 19, 2011 No Comments by

Berbatov is coming to ski in Bansko! For everybody who is a fan of Manchester United… Berba is coming to Bansko! And he will put his skis on! We don’t know whether Sir Alex is aware of this. He ought to be, because Dimitar Berbatov’s legs cost £30.75M. Ivo, Bansko Blog’s staff reporter, informs me that […]

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The 13th Bansko International Jazz Festival: Best Ever

Aug 18, 2010 3 Comments by

You don’t have to wait for the ski season to come to Bulgaria. Recently, it seems a lot of visitors of all ages and tastes have been attracted to different parts of the country by interesting music events. Reportedly, Johny Depp is one of them, too. Bansko Jazz Festival Anyone who happened to be in […]

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Tsvetana Pironkova From Plovdiv: The Next Famous Bulgarian?

Jun 29, 2010 No Comments by

Tsvetana Pironkova, from Bulgaria, beat Venus Williams at Wimbledon today. The 22 year old Pironkova was on fine form. For tennis fans, the signs were good for her before Wimbledon after she beat fifth-seeded, and former Olympic champion, Russia’s Elena’s Dementieva. But her Wimbledon result is more than tennis, it’s a little like the World […]

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Bansko Jazz Festival Programme 2010: The Doctor Reveals All

Jun 24, 2010 20 Comments by

The Bansko Jazz Festival 2010 runs from 8th August to 13th August. So, as keen as mustard, I attended the media and press launch of the Bansko Internaional Jazz Festival 2010 programme at Sofia’s BTV building. The legendary festival organiser, Dr Emil Iliev, spoke about this year’s event and the programme of international musicians. I […]

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New Year Fireworks: Video & Pictures

Jan 01, 2010 2 Comments by

Bansko New Year 2010 fireworks across Bansko. The view of Bansko from the private jacuzzi tower at Grand Montana was perfect for witnessing the blaze of colour and noise. Happy New Year. My thank you to the contributors to this blog over 2009, especially Tina, Ivanka, Vanya, Frank, Nikola and those who have sent stories […]

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JJ Murphy’s Night: 6.00pm Tuesday

Dec 28, 2009 No Comments

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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