On Saturday, 16 December, Bansko, awarded by World Ski Awards as the Best Ski Resort in Bulgaria for the fifth time in a row, will officially kick off the new winter season. The organisers promise to surprise the guests and the visitors of the town again with a fantastic winter celebration filled with many interesting competitions, games and plenty of prizes. After the festive celebrations at the end of December, another great day with an exciting entertainment programme awaits all winter sports lovers – The World Day of the Snow on 21 January 2018. Bansko will host for a second time the Snowboard World Cup from 26 to 28 January 2018. The programme includes two parallel giant slaloms for men and women as well as a men’s and women’s speed boardercross.