Léonard Foujita 1886-1968

France – Born November 27, 1886, Tsugouharu (or Léonard) Foujita was a complete artist (painter, engraver, photographer …) French of Japanese origin. Foujita arrived in Paris in 1913. A few years later, he became one of the most famous artistsRead More

Genevieve Asse

France – The work of Geneviève Asse reproduced on the stamp is a composition of 9 rectangles of oil-painted wallpapers and glued on a white support. The layout of each rectangle is designed so that the blues, the gradients, theRead More

Council of Europe – 30 Years

France – The Cultural Routes program was launched by the Council of Europe in 1987. Its aim was to demonstrate through travel in space and time that the heritage of the different European countries and their culture contribute to theRead 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

Cherbourg-en-Cotentin

France – Located on the coast of the English Channel at the tip of the Cotentin, close to the Channel Islands, Cherbourg-en-Cotentin has forged a long maritime history. Its exceptional harbor, its five ports, its former maritime transatlantic Art DecoRead More

Great Moments in French History 2017

France – The Treaty of Picquigny, August 29, 1475 Stopping the last rebound of the Hundred Years War, the treaty of Picquigny between France and England instituted a truce of seven years which was never questioned. Charles the Bold, DukeRead More

A Harvest of Cereals

France – Book of 12 postage stamps with permanent validity at the rate of the priority letter for letters up to 20 g destined for France. Format of the notebook: 256 mm x 54 mm Here is a notebook forRead More

Rochefort-en-Terre

France – Rochefort-en-Terre in the Morbihan is one of the most beautiful villages in France and was voted favorite village of the French in 2016. This show presented on France 2 exists since 2012 and is hosted by Stéphane BernRead More

Lions International 1917 – 2017

France – “You can not get well in your life if you do not start doing something for someone else. “Reflection made by Melvin Jones in 1917 in Chicago where he ran an insurance company. A member of one ofRead More

Société Nationale de Sauvetage en Mer

France – The SNSM was created by the merger of two former “societies” created in the 19th century, the Central Society for the Rescue of Shipwrecked Ships and the Society of Breton Hospital Brethren, which structured the old principle ofRead More

Saint-Benoît-Sur-Loire Abbey

France – The period of prosperity of the abbey of Fleury, in the 10th and 11th centuries, finds its expression and its crowning in the building of the abbey church which still perpetuates today the memory. Indeed, at the time,Read More

Insects – Ladybird

France – The order of the beetles is the order of the animals that brings together the greatest number of species, which is why 3 of them were chosen to illustrate the stamps of the block, a ladybug, a chafer,Read More

Coupe de France 1917 – 2017

France – The Coupe de France is not its age. Yet it is a hundred years old. Founded in 1917 to honor the memory of Charles Simon, founder of the French Interfederal Committee, ancestor of the FFF, fell to theRead More