Monte Carlo International Circus Festival 2018

Monaco – Created in 1974 by Prince Rainier III, the Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival has become the largest and most prestigious circus event in the world. Organised and presided by H.S.H. Princess Stéphanie, a selection of the best international actsRead More

Emoji

Switzerland – Modern communication is barely conceivable without them: the countless small images and icons peppering our SMSs and e-mails known as emojis. Swiss Post is forging a bridge between the digital and the physical world with two special stamps.Read More

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

#TBT Royal Mail published a stamp issue on 20 October 2015 to mark the release of the latest instalment in the Star Wars series of films. December 2015 will herald a massive global phenomenon with the much anticipated release ofRead More

Sport 2017 – Handball

Bosnia and Herzegovina – The language of sports everybody understands, its huge influence is recognized as a way of transmitting important messages about society’s development. Sport, especially in the lives of young people, encourages physical and psychological development and alsoRead More

Kaleidoscopes – 200 Years

Jersey – The kaleidoscope was invented in 1816 by Scottish scientist Sir David Brewster, and the patent was granted in 1817. Whereas the instruments themselves have become simplified and mass-produced in modern times, fascination remains constant some 200 years on.Read More

Dance – La Massana

Andorra France – The dance of the sticks is a dance very popular in Europe, especially in the Mediterranean basin. Despite the presence of fairly pronounced features in each region, each variant has in common the use of one orRead More

The World Orienteering Championships 2017

Estonia – Estonia will host the World Orienteering Championships that will take place in the beginning of July (30 June to 7 July) in Tartu and South Estonia. It is a peak event that will bring to Estonia fifty countriesRead More

Maria Assumpta d’Areny Plandolit

Andorra (France) – Born in Barcelona on 15 September 1860 and died in Ripoll on 17 August 1982, Maria Assumpta was the daughter of Don Guillem of Areny-Plandolit and Carolina de Plandolit i Pelatí. The family was among the mostRead More

Opera Singers – Emma Calve

Monaco – Emma Calvé (1858–1942), a tremendous soprano, was a star before the age of stardom. She won fame in particular through the title role in Georges Bizet’s Carmen, which she performed more than a thousand times during her career.Read More

World Music Day

Bosnia and Herzegovina – Commemorative issue of postage stamp „World Music Day – Ph.D friar Branko Mari? (Mariji?)“ is a memory of the first BH ethnomusicologist who has made a great contribution in the field of BH musical arts, especiallyRead More

Opera Singer – Titta Ruffo

Monaco – Titta Ruffo (1877–1953) was an Italian baritone who performed at the Monte-Carlo Opera on many occasions. His first performance on the Monegasque stage was in Rossini’s The Barber of Seville in 1907. He played Figaro, one of hisRead More

Childhood’s Games

Romania – “Where am I from? I’m from my childhood. I’m from my childhood like I’m from a country!”  Antoine de Saint-Exupery Childhood, full of innocence, of cheer, happiness and of joy represents the most beautiful time of our lives.Read More