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Prince Albert II brings a superstar team to Bansko
Publish Date: 27 Jan 2012
His "Star Team for Children" Charity Association will raise funds for children in need.
Another remarkable event is coming to Bansko and this time it's the superstar team of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco! The Prince has chosen the premier Bulgarian winter resort for the 6-th Ski event of his "Star Team for Children" Charity Association and will arrive on January 27, leading a cast of worldknown legends in various sport disciplines.
H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco and Mr. Mauro Serra founded the association in 1993, attracting as members outstanding sports champions from all over the world, each one of them – with remarkable achievements in their field. The idea was simple and effective - through spectacular events with notorious athletes to attract children to sport, stimulate young talents and raise funds for charity causes.
Bulgarian Ski Federation and the Municipality of Bansko are honoured to organise and host this exclusive event, which - apart from the traditional ski race - will include a biathlon competition for the first time! With skis and rifles on the white runs in 2012 will appear: S.A.R. Prince Emanuele Filiberto of Savoia, famous Formula 1 pilots Giancarlo Fisichella, Vitaly Petrov and Riccardo Patrese, five-time winner of Ski World Cup Marc Girardelli, pole vault legend Sergey Bubka and many more.
Mr. Newman, Pamporovo
It was our first skiing holiday to Bulgaria and we joined the beginners class to learn to ski. We can both say that the holiday was fantastic and we expect to come many times more.
Ms. Jones, Bansko
I am pleased the ski resort was quite high as it preserved the snow conditions well in a warm weather condition
Mrs. Crawford, Sunny Beach
Not long after our arrival in Bulgaria, after our wine tasting early on Saturday morning, I fell, cutting my leg very badly and subsequently fainted. I am now receiving treatment from my own doctor in England, it is a great relief to know that all the care I received in Bulgaria has been appropriate and that the wound is progressing satisfactorily and is responding to treatment. I would like to commend to Balkan Holidays all their staff who is involved in helping me in this unfortunate accident. Although I tried to thank them all the time, I would hope that my gratitude can be passed on by the company. I am looking forward to traveling with you again in the future.
Ms. Wesley, Bansko
Holiday was excellent. Resort exceeded expectation despite some negative online reviews (Tripadvisors, holidaywatchdog)