World Cup Skiing

Bansko Men’s World Cup Skiing  — Super Combined and Slalom. News and info, with a twist, is here on Bansko Blog. Click play to hear Michael Green’s excellent “Let’s Go To Bansko” song. Click on play symbol to listen:
[audio:] and More on Michael and his music here.The Bansko Blog team expect to show you the fun and sexy side of this historic February weekend in Bansko. Join us here, or in person, at the opening celebrations from Friday 24th February at 6.00 pm in the main square. The whole town will come alive and it will be party time.

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Keep an eye our video page for interviews with the stars, music clips and our, typically, not so serious view on the world here in Bansko. Race results from official the Bansko World Cup web site click here. Your comments are welcome below.

Ticketing For The Event

in Bansko :   1.  Main Gondola Lift Station     or    2.  in front of the hotel “Strazhite”
in Sofia :       81G, Bulgaria Blvd, MAXSPORT shop

I am not aware of any way of buying tickets online and in advance of arrival either in Bansko or Sofia.

Spectator Prices

Daily ticket – 35 leva Two day ticket – 55 leva

Children under 12 (accompanied only) Day ticket – 20 leva Two day ticket – 30 leva

The price of the ticket includes transportation to and from the stands at the race finish area – Banderishka meadow. Your ticket includes use of the gondola lift or bus route line infront of the first station of the gondola lift specially organised for the days of the race. 10,000 spectators are expected.

The Bansko FIS Men’s World Cup Super Combined & Slalom Programme

Friday 25th  February 2011

10:00 h. Training – Free Skiing

17:00 h. Team captains’ meeting – Hotel Strazhite

18:00 h. Public Opening Ceremony – Main Square Bansko Town

Saturday 26th February 2011

10:00 h. First run – Super G

14:00 h. Second run – Slalom

On-site flowers ceremony after end of 2nd run

Official Press Conference – Venue Upper Press Center

Music, performances, interviews – Bunderitsa Open Stage

17:00 h. Team captains’ meeting – Hotel Strazhite

18:00 h. Awards ceremony Super-Combined

Public Draw Slalom – Bansko main square

20:30 . World Cup Party – Happy End Après-Ski Bar

Sunday 27th February 2011 Slalom

10:00  First run – Slalom

14:00 Second run – Slalom

15:15 Awards ceremony at the finish area

Official Press Conference – Venue Upper Press Center

Music, performances, interviews-Bunderitsa Open Stage

The public opening and award ceremonies will be animated by various market stands of local culinary delights, demonstrations and music.

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