"Sofia - European Capital of Sport“ Foundation starts the annual program of activities with Vitosha Winter Fest. The sports holiday in front of Aleko hut in Vitosha Mountain near Bulgarian capital Sofia was initiated by the Foundation and is being held for the six consecutive winter, dedicated to World Snow Day.
SUPER SNOW ATTRACTIONS AGAIN. This year the program again includes unique attractions. Mountain biking winter downhill for time will be organized for the fifth time ever in Bulgaria, after its debut for the country was at Vitosha Winter Fest in 2017. The show track will be 800 meters long with many turns, jumps and opportunities for tricks.
The program for the winter sports fest includes many demonstrations, competitions, fun games and quizzes. On the slope in front of the Aleko hut will be organized a parallel slalom in which children can test their skills, and the winner in each race will receive a prize. Ski instructors will help young skiers to improve their skills for free. This year, cross-country skiing returns to the attractive track around Aleko hut. That will be able athletes to be supported by a large audience during their sprint races. The ski mountaineering competition will start at the bottom of the “Vitoshko Lale” slope. Numerous games, mountain songs and fun quizzes are provided on the improvised stage.
There will be games, battle with snowballs, competition for the best vision of a sleigh, for the biggest snowball, for the most attractive rolling in the snow, for the most attractive carnival vision, there will be mountain songs on the improvised stage and fun quizzes with many prizes, etc. The organizers have hired a special DJ who will entertain the children while professional animators will take care of the good mood and beautiful vision of the kids.
Each participant up to the age of 14 will be able to use free the gondola lift from Simeonovo to the Aleko zone. The goal is that on World Snow Day more kids can go out of home into the fresh air, into the nature in the mountains.
Organizers of the Vitosha Winter Fest 2021 are Sofia - European Capital of Sport Foundation, Sofia Municipality, Bulgarian Ski Federation, etc.
10.00 - 11.00 Registration of the participants - in front of Aleko hut
10.00 - 12.00 Ski mountaineering
11.30 - 12.00 Alpine skiing - parallel slalom for children
11.30 - 12.15 Mountain Bike Downhill in snow for time
12.15 - 13.00 Cross-country skiing
13.00 - 13.30 Rewarding of the winners and closing ceremony Link to Event Registration