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VICTOR HUGO: TOILERS OF THE SEA / 2016-04-08 18:07:40
“Toilers of the Sea” is a novel by Victor Hugo published in 1866. The book is dedicated to the island of Guernsey, where Hugo spent 15 years in exile. To underline this even Guernsey Post has prepared for issuing six special bright stamps that depict the most original illustrations from this great book.


New York, London and Paris are the world’s three most important centers for new food culture trends, and it is here the new dishes are created that are actively adopted by trendsetters from Sweden and other countries. This is also where dishes from around the world are given a new interpretation.


This year the Chinese Postal Service (CPS) celebrates its 120th anniversary. It was officially launched on March 20, 1896 and has been successfully working till today. To commemorate this occasion, Chunghwa Post releases a souvenir sheet containing two original stamps depicting vintage mailbox and bicycle.


The printing industry is one of the five largest industries in the world. Since the 1980′s, Israeli companies like Scitex and Indigo have integrated innovative digital technologies into production processes, thereby contributing greatly to increasing the efficiency of the industry. Thanks to this pioneering work, Israel has become a global force in the printing field.


LET’S MAKE OUR PLANET GREENER / 2016-04-04 18:07:12
This year the great initiative was launched – people from around the world join “Think Green” project to improve our planet and make it greener.


Albert Einstein, one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century, is most famous by his theory of relativity by which he introduced a revolution to modern physics was commemorated by a new special commemorative stamp by Croatia Post Mostar (Bosnia and Herzegovina) underlining the importance of his scientific contribution.


The Falkland Islands Museum completed its relocation to the Historic Dockyard in September 2014 – the successful end to a project that had been in the making for a number of years.


Martha Jungwirth, who was born in Vienna in 1940, studied at the University of Applied Arts from 1956 to 1963, and was able to celebrate her first success in the 1960s, is something of a loner on the domestic art scene.


It is not only the masterpieces on display at the KHM that constitute great art: Gustav and Ernst Klimt, Franz Matsch and Hans Makart, important artists of their day, were involved in the interior design.


Coincidently, Muti was in Japan to conduct his Luigi Cherubini Youth Orchestra for two performances March 16-17 as part of the Tokyo Spring Festival. The new stamp, which depicts Muti at the podium commemorates the joint signing of a treaty in 1866. “It is my honor to celebrate this anniversary by opening the Tokyo Spring Festival with concerts by an orchestra and chorus of young Japanese and young Italian musicians”, Muti said.


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