Borovets opened the season
Heavy snow made the guests of the opening of the season in Borovets (December 21st) quite happy. The new lift with four seats “Markudzhik 2” that replaces the old ski lift and 30 new machines for artificial snow that will keep the ski tracks in the “Yastrebets 2” and “Yastrebets 3” zones in shape are the most important news coming from the resort. The investments for the season were 20 million leva. Other major improvements for the new ski season are concentrated on the tracks in the Yastrebets zone. All of them are cleaned up and widened. The transportation between the different parts of the zones are improved, allowing skiers to go to the top of the Markudjitsi without taking their ski off, and reach the foot the tracks in central Borovets and Sitnyakovo.
This year the opening of the season was organized as a celebration for all the guests. The hosts from “Borosport” had provided snow blocks, made with a special technology, as well as tools and accessories to work on them. 15 teams worked on the snow sculptures, competing in three categories – most modern snowman, most bohemian snowman and tightest team. Consultant and chairman of the jury was Radoslav Simeonov, sculptor and lector at the Art academy. Guests were entertained with performances of Rumanetsa and Enchev and the young talents from the band “Bonbon”. Mulled wine, sweets and other delicacies were at the disposal of the guests of the stalls of the hotels “Rila”, “The Lodge Collection”, “Flora”, “Samokov” and “Yastrebets”. They presented their services in a small fair-like corner, provided by “Borosport”.