• December 26th, 2011

    'EUROPA - Forests' issue by Ukraine

    The Ukrainian Post has released a set of two stamps to maintain the EUROPA international issue of this year dedicated to the protection of forests. Above are shown the stamps officially issued on the 20th of December and below are featured the stamps announced by Ukrposhta for April/May 2011 but cancelled afterwards. ...
  • November 25th, 2011

    International Year of Forests - stamps by UNPA

    The United Nations Postal Administration has issued three mini-sheets of eight stamps to commemorate the International Year of Forests. Designated by the United Nations General Assembly, 2011 is the International Year of Forests. During this Year, everyone from Governments and the United Nations system, to major groups and other forest-related organizations are coming together to raise awareness o ...
  • October 13th, 2011

    Turkish PTT declared winner of the EUROPA 2011 Competition

    The results of this year's Europa Stamp competition which heralded a new record high of 5,576 number of public votes registered from all over the world was announced yesterday evening at PostEurop's plenary dinner in Istanbul. Turkish PTT, postal operator for Turkey was declared the Gold award winner of this competition. The winning stamp from Turkish PTT was designed by Bulent Ates capturing the ...
  • October 10th, 2011

    2011 United Nations Issue from the Philippines

    The Philippine Postal Corporation is coming up with the 2011 United Nations Issue International Year of the Forests stamps. The United Nations General Assembly declared 2011 as the International Year of Forests to raise awareness on sustainable management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests. The stamps feature the winning photos in the contest conducted/sponsored by t ...
  • September 27th, 2011

    Cyprus Post winner of the EUROPA 2011 Jury Prize Competition

    Cyprus Post EUROPA Stamp entry was named the winner of PostEurop's first ever EUROPA Jury Prize Competition which was held Saturday at the prestigious Brussels Town Hall, where an expert jury met and voted through closed ballot. Seven experts were invited to join the jury and judge the EUROPA Stamps based on their expert opinion. 56 entries were displayed before the jury and after much deliberatio ...
  • September 13th, 2011

    Europa 2011 stamp issue from Austria Post

    The topic chosen by Posteurop for this year's Europa stamp is the International Year of the Forest, in accordance with Resolution 61/193 of the United Nations. In cooperation with the Federal Forestry company, the Austrian Post Office has come up with something very special: the present stamp block, designed by Michael Rosenfeld, is far more than just a stamp. In the form of a small letter, the bl ...
  • August 31st, 2011

    New Record High of Public Votes Achieved for Europa Stamps Competition

    This year's Europa Stamp competition ended earlier this month with a new record high of 5,576 number of public votes registered from all over the world, a sharp increase of 300% from last year's total number of votes due to the growing public interest and popularity. Since 1993, PostEurop has been responsible for issuing of EUROPA stamps each year which remains a symbol of Europe's desire for clos ...
  • June 15th, 2011

    Europa 2011 stamp from Liechtenstein

    There have now been annual "Europa stamps" for more than 55 years. Following the pattern established in 1956 by the six member countries of the then European Coal and Steel Community (Belgium, the Federal Republic of Germany, France, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands), every year a steadily growing number of European postal administrations all issue a stamp on a common theme. Originally these ...
  • June 10th, 2011

    Hungarian Forest stamps released

    This Europa 2011 miniature sheet contains two stamp designs. One shows a hazy end-of-summer forest detail with a colourful meadow in blossom from the Orseg area and the other the foggy mountain range of the Visegrad mountains in the winter. The border is decorated by the foliage of a tree and the background printing employs the veins of a leaf. The first day cover depicts a spring forest detail fr ...
  • June 8th, 2011

    Europa 2011 stamps by Vatican

    The United Nations declared 2011 as the International Year of Forests. This philatelic series consists of two stamps presented as a diptych showing a detail of a Sistine Chapel painting by Perugino, The Journey of Moses into Egypt. ...