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Nikola Vaptsarov Community Center Bansko

Attraction type: Public buildings
Address: 1 Nikola Vaptsarov Blvd.
Phone: +359 884512289
Mobile: +359 889 943499
Email: chitalishtebansko@abv.bg

Nikola Vaptsarov Community Center in the town of Bansko is the biggest cultural institution on the territory of Bansko Municipality. Established in 1894 and named ‘Selska Pochivka’ (Villagers’ Rest), nowadays the Community Center is a keeper of the book heritage, the traditions and customs of the locals. The Center library has around 50 000 books.

The Community Center is the place where the folklore dancing group, the folk music orchestra, the children’s vocal group, male and female folklore singing groups are practising and then participate in celebrations of anniversaries, as well as different events for preserving and popularizing local traditions and customs, exhibitions, fairs, festivals, etc.