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

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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.

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published January 27th, 2013


Centenary of the Birth of Pope John Paul I

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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.

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published January 27th, 2013

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

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Rating: 4.1/5

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

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published January 26th, 2013


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

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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.

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published January 26th, 2013

Denmark’s Children’s TV on WOPA!

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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.

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published January 25th, 2013


The Bahamas-60th Anniversary of The Coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II

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Rating: 4.3/5

Queen Elizabeth II was crowned in Westminster Abbey on 2nd June 1953 and is recognized as Sovereign in the Bahamas, although she is not involved in the day-to-day business of The Bahamas’ Government, she continues to play important ceremonial and symbolic roles.

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published January 25th, 2013

50th Anniversary of AMADE!

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Rating: 3.5/5

Founded in 1963 at the initiative of Princess Grace of Monaco, the World Association of Children’s Friends (Association Mondiale des Amis de l’Enfance – AMADE)

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published January 24th, 2013


Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 4.0/5

On January 17, 2013, An Post issued a stamp to mark Ireland’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU).

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published January 23rd, 2013

The Hungarian scout association is 100 years old!

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Rating: 4.5/5

Magyar Posta is issuing a commemorative miniature sheet with a surcharge in honour of the centenary of the foundation of the Hungarian Scout Association.

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published January 22nd, 2013


Spanish tourism 2013!

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Rating: 3.7/5

Tourism is a major source of income for Spain and is the theme of this self-adhesive stamp issued with a postal rate valid for mail to Europe.

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published January 21st, 2013

Åland Art Museum!

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Rating: 4.2/5

The Åland stamp year sets off on 15 January with the issue of a stamp focusing on the 50 anniversary of the Åland Art Museum.

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published January 20th, 2013