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

Nov 02, 2018 No Comments by

Bansko is not only the best ski resort in Bulgaria, but it’s also a part of the FIS World Cup’s hosts. This year’s participation is from 22nd to 24th February. It includes Super G, Alpine combined and Giant Slalom for men. This is the eighth time Bansko hosts The World Cup. Hosting the event in […]

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World & European Cup FIS Alpine Skiing Comes Bansko In 2012: Heaven Or Hell?

Jul 25, 2011 7 Comments by

World Cup FIS skiing in Bansko 2012. Sounds great, and last season the World Cup Men’s event I reported on and enjoyed hugely. But how many people ski visitors realise that for three weekends there are three major ski events all in a row. All in the February holiday season. The Ski Event Timetable First […]

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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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Lindsey Vonn Wins World Cup Downhill

Mar 01, 2009 No Comments by

Lindsey Vonn has joined Picabo Street as the only Americans to win two straight World Cup downhill championships (associated press). World Cup holder, and this season’s leader both in the downhill and overall standings, American Lindsey Vonn won the women’s world cup’s super-giant slalom race held in Bulgaria’s best winter resort of Bansko today. Vonn won […]

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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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8 Million Euros For Bansko’s Infrastructure

Jan 14, 2009 No Comments

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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