Year of the Rooster

United Nations – On 13 January 2017, UNPA will continue its Chinese Lunar Calendar Series with the issuance of a personalized stamp sheet celebrating the “Year of the Rooster”. This is the eighth sheet issued for UNPA’s Lunar New YearRead More

Palace of Culture in Iasi

Romania – The Palace of Culture in Iasi was built between 1906 and 1925, as the Palace of Justice and Administration, after the plans of architect I.D. Berindey, and gained a reputation by its remarkable size. Powerfully marking the architecture ofRead More

Reflections – World Landscapes

France – La Poste issues a booklet of 12 self-adhesive postage stamps at the rate of the priority letter for letters up to 20 g destined for France. These are illustrated with sumptuous landscapes that can be seen throughout the world.Read More

150 years of Carnival in Villach

Austria – On Shrove Tuesday 1867 a successful parade involving hundreds of costumed participants came to an end in the Carinthian city of Villach, and with it the famous Villach Carnival was born. Austrian Post is celebrating the 150th anniversary withRead More

Lunar New Year – Year of the Rooster

Jersey –  The second issue in Jersey Post’s Lunar New Year stamp series celebrates the lunar Dingyou year (2017) which is the Year of the Rooster. Also known as the Spring Festival, it is the most important celebration in theRead More

Birds

Norway –  The two birds of prey which mark the beginning of the Norwegian stamp year are 2017 two small but super-fast Gyrfalcons that spread anxiety and fear among our small birds. Merlin (Falco columbarius): There are between 2,000 andRead More

12 Months, 12 Stamps – Guadalajara

Spain – This year 2017, a new philatelic series is inaugurated where the Spanish provinces will be protagonists of the stamps. 12 months, 12 stamps, 12 provinces. Each month, a Spanish province will be the protagonist of the stamp to beRead More