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Friday, April 25, 2008

Portuguese culture: new issue

Important Figures in
Portuguese Culture

Issue date:

From left to right and top to bottom:

José de Mascarenhas Relvas (1858-1929). Proclaimed the Portuguese Republic from the balcony of Lisbon City Hall on 5th October 1910.

Manoel Cândido Pinto de Oliveira (1908). World’s oldest working film director celebrates his 100th birthday this year.

Father António Vieira (1608-1697). A Jesuit priest, missionary, diplomat and orator, António Vieira is also considered one of the greatest prose writers in the Portuguese language.

Maria Helena Vieira da Silva (1908-1992). Born in Lisbon to a family who encouraged an interest in painting, literature and music at an early age, she moved to Paris in 1928 to study sculpture, which she immediately abandoned in favour of painting.

Aureliano Lopes de Mira Fernandes (1884-1958). University professor and mathematician, Aureliano Fernandes was born in the Municipality of Mértola.

Ricardo Jorge (1858-1939). Doctor and writer, was born in Oporto, where he graduated from the Medical-Surgical Faculty. He had a brilliant career as a university professor and was appointed to the chair of Hygiene and Forensic Medicine.

Sunday, April 20, 2008

The miniature sheet on butterflies of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands release by India Post recently.

This is a set of three covers released on the ocassion of Karnapex - 2007 a state level philatelic exhibition. That is in Karnataka the south Indian state !!!

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Euro Judo 2008

European Judo

For the 1st time, Portugal will be the set of the most important Judo event in Europe (11-13 April 2008). The chosen city is Lisbon and the place is the Atlantic Pavilion on the former EXPO area!

This competition is the last qualification event for the Olympic Games of Beijing. They expect 450 athletes from 50 different European countries.

Issue date:


€ 0,30 – 280 000
€ 0,61 – 230 000

11 ¾ x Cross of Christ

Souvenir sheet with 2 stamps
€ 2,45 – 60 000

Sunday, April 6, 2008

International Year of Planet Earth


The International Year runs from January 2007 to December 2009, the central year of the triennium (2008) having been proclaimed by the UN General Assembly as the UN Year.

The Year’s ultimate goal of helping to build safer, healthier and wealthier societies around the globe is expressed in the Year’s subtitle ‘Earth science for Society’.

You can read more here.

To commemorate it, this year 2008 Portugal issued the following set of stamps:

Issue date:

€ 0,30 – 280 000
€ 0,45 – 230 000
€ 0,61 – 230 000
€ 0,75 – 200 000

C6 - € 0,55