National Geographic film about the relics of St. John Baptist will premiere in Bulgaria on 24.06.2012 at 9:00 PM

Posted on June 22, 2012 at 18:15 (GMT +00:00)
The documentary made by National Geographic for the relics of St. John the Baptist found in the summer of 2010 in Sozopol, will be premiered in Bulgaria on 24.06.2012 at 9.00PM on the Bulgarian NatGeo channel.
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The film will show details about the discovery and study of the relics by specialists in Bulgaria and the laboratory of Oxford University.
The premiere of the film will be preceded by a press conference with the discoverers and research team of the relics and both reliquaries. At the press conference on Sunday (24. June) from 12:00 pm, the results of the research conducted during the past two years will be officially announced.
An interesting detail is the change of the original documentary title "Search for the Head of John the Baptist" with "The lost relics of John the Baptist," which was made especially for the Bulgarian audience of the channel.
Traditionally, on June 24 the Christian world celebrates the birth of St.John the Baptist; in Bulgaria this day is known as Enyovden. The celebration coincides with the summer solstice.