James Arthur conquered the audience on Bansko Beat 2015

“You are great, Bansko” with these words James Arthur – the headliner of the festival “Bansko beat” greeted the huge crowd. In Saturday summer evening, he conquered the crowd gathered on the square in the resort. More than an hour Arthur sang for his Bulgarian fans, performing their greatest hits. The concert of the British…

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The theater possessed Bansko for a week

Tourists and lovers of theater, already enjoying the Summer Theatre Festival ” to the spectators – with love”. In Ray Cooney’s comedy “Insane Night” festival started on Wednesday evening in Bansko. The play of Valentin Tanev was played to a full audience in “Nikola Vaptsarov” hall. “This week Bansko is a theater. This time we…

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Southwest Bulgaria benefits from the deep crisis in Greece

The deep crisis in Greece threatens the Bulgarian economy for sure, but it may turn out into an advantage for small local settlements along the Bulgarian-Greek border. The national statistics marks a growth in the number of small and medium-sized companies that relocate their activities from Greece to Southwest Bulgaria. These companies become important employers…

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Mayor of Bansko took part in discussion with Minister Angelkova

The mayor of Bansko, Georgi Ikonomov took part in the meeting – discussion about the development of tourism in Blagoevgrad and the region, organized by Minister Angelkova and municipality Mayor of Blagoevgrad – Dr. Atanas Kambitov. The main topic discussed at the meeting was the preparation of the tourism brand “Bulgaria”. Discussed were the target markets…

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Gian-Franco Kasper: Bansko has a chance for World Ski Cup

President of the International Ski Federation (FIS), Gian-Franco Kasper was born in the iconic Swiss resort of St. Moritz. In 1944 has a degree in psychology, philosophy and journalism in Zurich. He worked as an editor in 4-lingual newspaper “Courier” in St. Moritz, as well as Swiss tourist office in Montreal (Cannes). In 1975, he joined…

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