Bansko and Borovets open the ski season today

Today is the official opening of ski season 2014 in Bansko and Borovets.

Bansko and Borovets open the ski season today, December 14, 2013

Today is the official opening of ski season 2014 in Bansko and Borovets.
The three-time Olympic and two-time world ski champion Alberto Tomba will announce the start of the ski season in Bansko. The Italian genius is the special guest at the official opening of the ski season in Bansko. Alberto Tomba will ski down the ski slope named after him in 2003 – Alberto Tomba.
Marc Girardelli. Petar Popangelov, Luke Laffan and Jure Košir will also attend the opening ceremony in the resort.

Lora Karadzhova, Krisko and 100 Kila will entertain guests with a party live concert on the Banderishka polyana at 12.00 O'clock. Uti Bachvarov will prepare Banski salami for 800 people.

The official opening of the season will be marked with a festive concert at the central square of Bansko from 6.00 PM.

Borovets: The snow cover on the slopes in Borovets has reached 60-70 cm, announced from Borosport. The resort authorities announced a 50% discount of the lift passes. The night skiing and the kid's park Borokids will be free today.

The resort will welcome all keen skiers with an exciting program “Fire and Ice”. A snow bar serving hot wine and a special “happy hour” will surprise the fans of the snow sports. Ice figures will be created in front of the Rila hotel. Freeride jumps will entertain guests at the Promo Snow Park “Borosport”.

A carnival procession will defile through the streets of the resort.

A lot of fun is awaiting the kids with clowns, games, face painting and art workshops. For children between 4 and 10 years, there will be free ski lessons with free ski equipment taking place in „Borokids” park.
The two events not to miss are the “Fire Show” in front of the Rila Hotel late in the afternoon and the “Night Show” of the ski instructors right after that, taking place on “Martinovi baraki 2” ski run. The program will climax with picturesque fireworks above the pine forest.

Open ski runs in Borovets:
- in “Yastrebetz” ski-center: “Popangelov” and “Yastrebtz 3”
- in “Sitnyakovo/Central Borovets” ski-center: “Martinovi baraki 1, 2 & 3” (incl. night skiing), “Rila”, ”Iglika”, “Rotata”, “Borokids”.
- Promo-Snow Park (terrain park).