Ludwig Van Beethoven’s 250th Anniversary

The place occupied by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) in the universal history of music is, in many aspects, completely unique. In him, the legacies of all the Baroque and Classical masters converge; with him, in an explosion of creativity, weRead More

75th Anniversary of VE Day

Victory in Europe Day, generally known as VE Day (United Kingdom) or V-E Day (North America), is a day celebrating the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrendor of its armed forces onRead More

The Sixth National Jamboree of Romanian Scouts

Romania – Scouting is more than recreation, it is education for life, a way to live and a movement with significant global impact. Romfilatelia recognizes the new opportunities that Scouting offers to young people, such as the chance to engage in diverseRead More

Great press release, Isle of Man Post Office commemorates HM Queen and HRH Prince Philip’s Platinum Wedding Anniversary. For more information on this press release read text below :-)

Isle of Man Post Office has issued a heart-warming set of six commemorative stamps on the 70th anniversary of the engagement of HM Queen to HRH Prince Philip. The issue titled Head Over Heels is due for release on 9thRead More

The Machin Definitive 50th Anniversary (Post & Go)

Following yesterday’s post on Great Britains New Issue (The Machin Definitive 50th Anniversary (Post & Go). Great Britain – We’re delighted to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Machin definitive by bringing you this special commemorative stamp issue. In 1965,Read More

Fredrikstad 450th Anniversary

Norway – King Frederik II’s city on the shores of Glomma can look back on a rich history. King Frederik II founded Fredrikstad, thus immortalising his name in Norway. After the Swedes burned down Sarpsborg during the Nordic Seven-Year War,Read More

200th Anniversary of the Draisine Bicycle

Bosnia and Herzegovina – History records various examples of vehicles that are powered by human strength so the discovery of bicycle cannot be tied to the name of a particular inventor. The German baron Karl von Drais is mentioned asRead More

100th Anniversary Lions Clubs International

Jersey – The Jersey branch of Lions Clubs International has distinguished itself as one of the most successful fundraisers in Britain with its annual event, the Swimarathon which raises a considerable sum for local charities. This important fundraising event isRead More

150 Years of Hungarian Stamp Issuance

Hungary – Magyar Posta is commemorating the 150th anniversary of the issue of the first Hungarian postage stamp by issuing a special miniature sheet. Thirty-nine thousand copies of the miniature sheet designed by the graphic artist Attila Elekes were produced byRead More

HM Queen Elizabeth’s 70th Wedding Anniversary

Gibraltar – Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip were married at 11:30 GMT on 20 November 1947 at Westminster Abbey, London. 70 years laterGibraltar is honoured to issue this set of stamps depicting images from their special day. Princess Elizabeth wasRead More

150 Years of Red Cross in the Netherlands

Netherlands – The stamp pays attention to the 150th anniversary of the Red Cross in the Netherlands. On July 19, 1867 signed King William III at the Loo Palace Royal Decree No. 60. The first article of the decree reads. “There’sRead More

Rally de Portugal – 50th Anniversary

Portugal – With the extensive participation of foreign drivers since its very rst edition, the Rally de Portugal has been an event of international renown since its establishment in 1967. Initially held under the title TAP International Rally, the Automobile Club of Portugal’sRead More

MCCLV Anniversary of the Battle of Victory

Spain – On the first Friday of May, each year, the city of Jaca celebrates an ancestral feast, commemorating the battle of the Llanos de la Victoria, which took place around 760 and which confronted Moors and Christians. Like everyRead More