Ski Legend Mark Ghirardelli Claims to be the Majority Owner of Yulen AD, Nature Reserve in Pirin National Park

The five-time World Cup winner and four times World Ski Champion Mark Ghirardelli announced at a meeting with several ministers that he is the majority owner of Yulen AD. He showed original documents from which it could be seen that he owned 100% of Tax Services Limited, which is the majority owner of Yulen AD. This is stated in a press release from the Ministry of Environment and Water.

European Tour Properties Adds Bulgaria's Pirin Golf & Country Club

In news from European Tour Properties, the network of golf properties and destinations welcomes Bulgaria's  Pirin Golf & Country Club in Bansko. The addition of the five-star resort, which offers a top-class golf course and luxury accommodation within the Pirin mountain range, offers new links challenges for touring enthusiasts.

Mayor of Bansko: This Year Again, Bansko is a Major Festival Destination

Bansko. This year again, Bansko is a major festival destination and people know we do them really well, Mayor of Bansko Georgi Ikonomov told Focus Radio - Pirin. According to him, Bansko Balkan Fest generates a lot of interest and the resort will be filled with people, Bulgarians, as well as Greeks and Macedonians. 

Mild Earthquake in Blagoevgrad

A mild earthquake was registered in the area of Pirin National Park in Blagoevgrad. Said the National Institute of Geophysics, Geodesy and Geography (NIGGG) at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
The earthquake was reported shortly after 18:00 and has a magnitude 2.0 on the Richter scale.
Its depth is 10 km.

Bid to Build at UNESCO-protected Pirin National Park in Bulgaria Ruled 'illegal'

Environmentalists are celebrating after winning a court case over plans to expand a ski resort in one of Bulgaria's national parks.

The scheme, approved by Bulgaria's government late last year, was ruled illegal by the country's special administrative court on Monday.

Lightning Killed a Man on Mount Orelyak in Pirin

A man died after being struck by a lightning on Mount Orelyak in Pirin.
The Mountain Rescue Service in Bansko confirmed to the Bulgarian National Radio that the man had died on the spot. A report of an incident in the mountain over Gotse Delchev was received at the rescue service on duty in Bansko about 14 hours.