The active summer programme of Bulgaria’s resort town of Bansko has started. For the 11th year in a row, it brings together the best mountain athletes to climb Vihren peak in the Pirin Run mountain running and cycling competition on June 27. There are over 70 participants in the marathon and they are from all over Bulgaria. The programme of the competition envisages 13 km of mountain running, 26 km - cycling in Pirin and 29 km of mountain duathlon (cycling and running).
A day later, on June 28, at the initiative of the Regional Chamber of Crafts in Bansko, a Crafts Fair will be organized for the first time. Until July 4, guests and residents of the town will have the opportunity to get acquainted with the traditions and demonstrations of various Bulgarian crafts presented by local masters.