On the same day (October 5th) 97 years ago, the city Bansko was freed from Ottoman slavery. The celebrations began with the laying of wreathes on the memorials of the heroes of Bansko – the revolutionaries that participated in the fights for freedom and unity of Bulgaria.
A concert with the motto “The youth of Bansko dances and sings” began at 12 o’clock at the city square Nikola Vaptsarov. A cheerleader team, ensembles for sport and traditional dances, a child orchestra, vocal and instrumental performers and many others participated in the event.
The ceremony for the Day of Bansko took place later that day, at 18 o’clock, again at the city square. The ensemble “Pirin” performed as the main event of the evening.
Tomorrow the celebrations continue with an exhibition and a presentation of the book of Konstantin Ikonomov in the ceremonial hall of the community center “Nikola Vaptsarov”.