Martenitsa: The Baba Marta Tradition on 1st March

Feb 28, 2019 No Comments by

Baba Marta day is on 1st March; it’s one of the most widely celebrated traditions in a country with a long history with many traditions. But it is one of the most uncommon celebrations. The word “Baba” means grandmother in Bulgarian and the “Marta” is connected with the word “Mart” which means the month of [...]

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Blue Bird day After 20cm of Fresh Dump: Snow Forecast for Next Week

Feb 24, 2019 No Comments by

Bansko World Cup 2019 has been a tremendous sporting spectacle but, it was somewhat ironic that, yesterday’s racing was cancelled because of snow. It’s dangerous to let competitors race in low visibility. The snow on Friday night provided 20cm+ of really fine powder snow. And the cold temperatures of -16C at the top and -11 [...]

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Saturday 2nd March it’s Bulgarian Night at the Come Prima restaurant in the Kempinski

Feb 24, 2019 No Comments by

The Kempinski’s Come Prima Restaurant is organising Bulgarian themed night on 2nd March 2019. Try the best Bulgarian dishes prepared with finesse. The Come Prima restaurant’s special themed nights have been the surprise innovation in the Bansko restaurant scene. The have been hitting that sweet spot between great taste, upscale atmosphere and value for money (119 [...]

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FIS World Cup Bansko 2019: 22nd to 24th February 2019: Prices and Info

Feb 16, 2019 No Comments by

Bansko is host of the FIS World Cup 2019. This is the eighth time Bansko hosts The World Cup and is back for 2020 and 2021 for certain. This year’s participation is from 22nd to 24th February. If you are here now, you may see the big platform at the Banderishka Poliana. It is suitable for [...]

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Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko becomes a stage for young musicians

Feb 15, 2019 No Comments by

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko has launched the inspiring Kempinski Concertini initiative in cooperation with the National Humanitarian High School St. St. Cyril and Methodius in Blagoevgrad. Kempinski Concertini is a series of interactive mini-concerts, taking place in the Kempinski hotels around the world. The initiative aims to support and offer a platform for the [...]

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Bansko T Shirts: Special Offer

Feb 14, 2019 No Comments by

The Bansko limited edition piste map T shirts are here to order (click here). With our own unique special design with Bansko piste map on the front and the Bansko App logo on the back, you can be proud that you, and your fellow Bansko freaks, can share the Bansko passion. Wearing the memory of [...]

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St Trifon’s Day & Valentine’s Day: Bringing Wine and Love Together

Feb 14, 2019 No Comments

It’s February 14th and that means it’s Valentine’s Day! Or here in Bulgaria it’s St Trifon’s Day (known as Trifon Zarezan in Bulgaria). St Trifon’s is the patron of winegrowers and here are several legends why February 14th is celebrated as Trifon Zarezan. But the clue is in the word Zarezan which mean cut, or prune. [...]

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