Sepac 2017 – Traditional Handcrafts

Malta – The culture, history and also the traditional handcrafts of Malta are a legacy of the various powers that ruled over these Islands throughout the centuries. These inspired the development of those skills necessary to support various activities notRead More

Welcome to Romania!

Romania – One of the most beautiful countries in Europe, Romania offers countless unique travel experiences that are waiting to be discovered. The words that best capture the essence of Romania are authentic, natural and cultural, being a dynamic country rich in history,Read More

World Heritage – The Site of the Dólmenes de Antequera

Spain – On 16 July 2016, UNESCO included in its catalog the site of Los Dólmenes de Antequera, which became the first megalithic complex in continental Europe. After years of study the archaeoastronomer Michael Hoskin, of the University of Cambridge, verifiedRead More

The Generation of the 60s

Spain – Last year, Correos began a series dedicated to past generations, making a journey through the great milestones of the recent history of humanity. The 1960s laid the foundations for a new Europe, but above all, for a newRead More

Salbuurun – Traditional Kyrgyz Hunting

Kyrgyzstan KEP – On July 14th 2017 the State Committee for Information Technology and Communications of the Kyrgyz Republic puts into circulation a series of Kyrgyz Express Post postage stamps dedicated to salbuurun. This issue represents the end of theRead More

2017 £100 Banknote

Gibraltar – HM Government of Gibraltar has issued a new £100 banknote, designed and printed byDe La Rue on its Safeguard® polymer substrate, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Sir Joshua Hassan, Gibraltar’s first Chief Minister. ThisRead More

World Wrestling Championships – Paris 2017

France – The World Championship of wrestling takes place in Paris this year from 21 to 28 August. 3 categories In free wrestling, it is permissible to grab the opponent’s legs and actively use the legs to perform various techniques.Read More

150 Years of the Brenner Railway

Austria – One of the most important links from Germany to Italy via Austria is the railway line over the Brenner Pass, the standard gauge Brenner railway. On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of its opening in August 1867, AustrianRead More

120th Birth Anniversary of Milivoj Uzelac

Bosnia and Herzegovina – Milivoj Uzelac (Mostar, 1897 – Cotignac, 1977), a distinguished painter, graphic artist, illustrator, is one of the most significant representatives of Croatian Modernism. As a child, he leaves his birth place Mostar and with his familyRead More

Christoph Waltz

Austria – “We’ve got an Oscar!” was the enthusiastic reaction here in Austria in 2010 when Christoph Waltz, undoubtedly one of the best known and most successful “Austrians in Hollywood” today, received the much-coveted golden statue for the first time.Read More

Set Benelux 2017

Luxembourg – Contains the special block values “500th anniversary of the postal route Brussels-Naples” bearing the issuing date stamp as well as the 2016 edition of the Luxembourgish euro coins.

Guernsey Folklore

Guernsey – The island of Guernsey has a rich and interesting history of legends, stories and superstitions, and to mark the creation of a new Folklore Gallery at Guernsey Museum, Guernsey Post has produced a wonderful series of stamps utilisingRead More