Minister Angelkova takes part in the opening of the European Ski Cup race in Pamporovo

08 February 2016

The Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova took part in the official opening of the race for the European Alpine Ski Cup for women in Pamporovo.

Minister Angelkova greeted the participants and guests of the event and stressed that this is an extremely important event for promoting Bulgaria not only as sports but also as tourist destination.

The ceremony was attended by the Minister of Youth and Sports Krasen Kralev, the Governor of Smolyan Region Nedyalko Slavov and his two deputies Todor Bozukov and Andriyan Petrov, the Mayor of Chepelare Slavka Chakarova and the Deputy Mayor of Smolyan Marin Zahariev.

Two slalom races will take place on “The Wall” ski run of Pamporovo on February 9 and 10. 75 elite competitors from 17 nations will participate in the slaloms. It is for the third time that Pamporovo is hosting competitions of the European Alpine Ski Cup, which attracts an extra interest by winter sports fans and tourists.

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