• advertise with us
  • stamps.fo
  • postur.is
  • posten.se

Magyar Posta celebrates the bicentenary of the birth of Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi with unusual stamp releases!

VN:F [1.9.1_1087]
Rating: 4.0/5

In March 2013 Magyar Posta will release “audible” postage stamps to mark the bicentenary of the birth of Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi.

(read more)

published February 2nd, 2013


Bicentenary Of The Birth Of Richard Wagner & Giuseppe Verdi by Portugal!

VN:F [1.9.1_1087]
Rating: 4.2/5

They share the birth year and a masterful talent that catapulted them to the forefront of the history of music. There is no record of them ever having crossed in life. But they were companions in time and brilliant artists in a romantic Europe shaken by major social and political upheavals.

(read more)

published February 1st, 2013

1700th Anniversary of the Edict of Milan.

VN:F [1.9.1_1087]
Rating: 4.1/5

Christianity was rapidly spreading throughout the Roman Empire for which Jesus’ Apostles were responsible by preaching the good news to the world – the gospel. They all gave their lives for the Christ, only John the Evangelist died of natural causes at the advanced age.

(read more)

published February 1st, 2013


Tristan da Cunha – The Tristan Song Project

VN:F [1.9.1_1087]
Rating: 3.9/5

The Tristan Song Project is an unlikely collaboration between children from the most remote inhabited island in the world and pupils from Norfolk, England.

(read more)

published January 31st, 2013

Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of The Coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II!

VN:F [1.9.1_1087]
Rating: 4.1/5

Following on from the issue commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Accession of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 2012 and taking note of the excitement that surrounded the celebrations, the Ascension Island Post Office is now releasing a very special series of stamps to celebrate the next milestone in Her Majesty’s life which is the 60th Anniversary of the Coronation.

(read more)

published January 30th, 2013


Falkland Islands – Referendum 2013

VN:F [1.9.1_1087]
Rating: 3.9/5

The Falkland Islands is home to 2563 people (2012 census), a community who through nine generations have lived their lives and worked in these beautiful Islands.  Our community has been formed through voluntary immigration and settlement over the course of nearly two hundred years.  We are a diverse society, with people from around the world having made these Islands their home.

(read more)

published January 29th, 2013

Gibraltar issues its first ever stamp celebrating the Chinese New Year!

VN:F [1.9.1_1087]
Rating: 3.9/5

According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2013 is the Year of the Snake, beginning on February 10, 2013 and ending on January 30, 2014.

(read more)

published January 27th, 2013


Centenary of the Birth of Pope John Paul I

VN:F [1.9.1_1087]
Rating: 4.0/5

Pope John Paul I (Albino Luciani Forno di Canale – Belluno, 17 October 1912) was born in a family of humble origins. This year marks the centenary of his birth.

(read more)

published January 27th, 2013

International Year of Water Cooperation stamp Issue by Iceland on WOPA!

VN:F [1.9.1_1087]
Rating: 4.1/5

United Nations General Assembly has declared the year 2013 the International Year of Water Cooperation.

(read more)

published January 26th, 2013


GUI-Si Year (Year of the Snake) by China!

VN:F [1.9.1_1087]
Rating: 3.9/5

According to Chinese lunar calendar, 2013 marks Gui-Si Year, or the Year of the Snake. In traditional Chinese culture, the snake is considered to represent the virtue of being grateful and repaying kindness.

(read more)

published January 26th, 2013

Denmark’s Children’s TV on WOPA!

VN:F [1.9.1_1087]
Rating: 3.7/5

The stripy blue parrot Andrea and the green frog Kaj have for decades been among the most beloved and popular characters from Danish children’s TV.

(read more)

published January 25th, 2013