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Sofia with own Ice Park from December

Tuesday, 30 August 2022

Sofia ranks among 14 European cities with own Ice Parks. The Ice Park will be positioned in the Knyazheska Garden opposite Sofia University. The news was announced today at a press conference by the Mayor of Sofia, Yordanka Fandukova and the deputy head of the Sofia European Capital of Sports Foundation, Anatoly Iliev.

The Ice Park is the latest initiative of Sofia - European Capital of Sports Foundation. During the winter months, 3.5 acres of the park will be iced over, and the many forks and turns will give pleasure to winter sports lovers. The park will be modelled on the one in Vienna and its opening is planned for December 1.

The event will be part of a visit to Sofia by leaders of European sports, who will be visiting Bulgaria in connection with handing Sofia the “World Capital of Sports in 2024” flag. The ceremony itself will take place on December 3 during a solemn Gala Night at the National Palace of Culture, Hall 1, where the 80th anniversary of the National Sports Academy will also be celebrated.