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Guided by pious striving and faithful to the covenant of our ancestors, Mr. George Krumov establish the Foundation St. John the Baptist and Forerunner.

It main objectives are:

  • to support the study of the only in the Black Sea island patriarchal and imperial monastery St. John the Baptist established in the 5th century;
  • to raise funds for research in a number of monasteries and repositories outside of Bulgaria, where are scattered the monastery's icons, church utensils and liturgical books (copied in the monastery scriptorium);
  • to restore and exhibit the monastery and preserve it for future generations.