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

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

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

12 Months, 12 Stamps – Tarragona

Spain – A new stamp becomes part of the series released by Correos this year 2017, 12 months, 12 stamps where the protagonists are the Spanish provinces, whose stamp will be used as the only type of postage for allRead More

The Guernsey Jumper

Guernsey – ‘The humble Guernsey – Flying the flag the world over’ This stamp issue includes four stamps each depicting one of the many countries throughout the world where Guernseys are exported today. The Guernsey has not changed in design overRead More

The Traditional Costume of Pöttsching

Austria – For the “Classic traditional costumes” series it is, on this occasion, the traditional costume of the municipality of Pöttsching in the north of Burgenland that is to be presented. This traditional costume’s origins can be traced back to theRead More

Figures in Portuguese History and Culture

Portugal– The Jesuit priest, Manuel da No?brega, was born 500 years ago in San ns do Douro in Minho, Portugal. He studied canon law at the universities of Salamanca and Coimbra and joined the Society of Jesus. In 1549, KingRead More

Traditions and Customs – Semana Santa

Spain –  Each year with the arrival of spring, all the corners of Spain exploit the oldest traditions and customs, Holy Week, and for this reason, Correos, issues four stamps dedicated to four Spanish towns that live those days withRead More

Traditional Dance in Spain

Spain – In Spain there is a great diversity of traditional dances. Although many of them have a common origin, steps and similar habits, in each autonomous community, city or town, there is usually a special and different kind of dance. SonesRead More

Passover Haggadah- Kibbutz Artzi

Israel –Hundreds of different Passover Haggadahs have been designed at kibbutzim, by kibbutz movements, pioneer trainings, youth groups tied to the kibbutz movement, in Hebrew military units that operated in Eretz Israel during WWII, by groups of those uprooted inRead More

Portugal North

Portugal-  The Arra?bida Bridge, the second bridge between Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia, was inaugurated in 1963. The demographic increase of the district of Porto and the municipality of Vila Nova de Gaia and the problems with tra cRead More

Holy Easter 2017

  Romania – This year, because Easter is celebrated on the same day, both for Orthodox Christians and Catholics alike, Romfilatelia brings to the public’s attention a valuable postage stamp issue consisting of two stamps and a souvenir sheet. On twoRead More

Andorran Diversity – Argentinian Community

Andorra Spain – Andorra is a host country, where many immigrants of different nationalities live.This role of Andorra as a host country as a relevant phenomenon began during the decade of the thirties of the last century, with exiles fleeing firstRead More

Museum Carmen Thyssen

Andorra France – Baroness Carmen Thyssen develops major cultural projects. After the opening of a museum in Malaga in Spain, a Carmen Thyssen Museum will open its doors in Andorra in 2017. The museum’s headquarters will occupy the ground floor ofRead More