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Borovets celebrated the new ski season opening and the brand-new lift “Martinovi Baraki Express”

22 December 2018

Hundreds of people participated in the Celebration of the new ski season in Borovets. The event started early in the morning when the Bulgarian ski legend Peter Popangelov and the future ski champions from the clubs in Borovets opened the first chair of the new lift “Martinovi Baraki Express”.

Many guests participated in the free ski and snowboard lessons, organized by the professional instructors from “Borosport” ski school. The classes were held between 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM and all students were able to learn the basics.

At 12:00 PM the future ski-champions from the clubs in Borovets did a downhill with the banner “Borovets is open”. Right after that, the Deputy Prime Minister of Economic and Demographic Policy in Bulgaria – Mrs. Mariana Nikolova, the Mayor of Samokov – Mr. Vladimir Georgiev and the Deputy Minister of Tourism - Mr. Lyuben Kanchev inaugurated the new lift “Martinovi Baraki Express” and greeted the guests in Borovets resort. They congratulated “Borosport” for the initiative to make this big investment for the development of the winter sports in Bulgaria.

Mrs. Mariyana Nikolova backed up the idea of Sofia Municipality and the Ministry of Tourism to candidate for being the host of the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games. This big sports event will favour Samokov and Borovets, as few of the winter sports disciplines will be held in the resort.

In the early afternoon Santa Claus visited Borovets and surprised the kids on the slopes with a lot of sweet gifts before Christmas.

Few minutes before the night skiing started, the ski instructors from Borovets performed their spectacular torch show that finished with amazing fireworks.

That’s how Borovets celebrated the new ski season and gave start to the Christmas holidays in the resort.