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Se apropie sărbătorile de iarnă!


The winter holidays approach!

The UK’s Christmas stamps this year are special, because, in addition to 4 gorgeous postage stamps illustrating Madonna & Child, there are 2 others with children’s drawings. It was a contest organized this year by Royal Mail, in which were proposed not less than 200,000 different entries, of which all were chosen by Prince Charles only two – ‘Santa Claus on his sleigh on a starry night’ (10-year-old Ted Lewis-Clark) and ‘Snow family’ (9-year-old Arwen Wilsoney).

Interesting is that this is the 4th time in 500 years of Royal Mail’s existence when this competition is organized, after the previous editions of 1966, 1981, and 2013.

In order to read the article below in your own language, please use the ‘Google Translate’ widget inserted in my blog. I’d like to share some opinions about this subject with you, so you can use the ‘Thoughts’ section.


Regatul Unit acordă an de an o atenţie deosebită seriei filatelice dedicată Crăciunului, iar anul acesta nu face excepţie. Numai că, anul acesta este puţin diferit faţă de alţi ani, deoarece emisiunea filatelică de Crăciun conţine, pe lângă 4 superbe mărci poştale care Îi ilustrează pe Fecioara Maria şi Pruncul, alte 2 mărci poştale cu desenele unor copii.

Este vorba despre un concurs organizat anul acesta de Royal Mail, în cadrul căruia au fost propune nu mai puţin de 200.000 de desene diferite, din toate acestea fiind alese de către Prinţul Charles doar două – „Santa Claus în sania sa într-o noapte înstelată” (desen apaţinând lui Ted Lewis-Clark, 10 ani, din Frome, Somerset) şi „Familia de zăpadă” (desen aparţinând Arwenei Wilson, 9 ani, din Dudley, West Midlands).

Este a patra oară în 500 de ani de existenţă a Royal Mail când se organizează această competiţie, după ediţiile anterioare din anii 1966, 1981 şi 2013.

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2 thoughts on “Se apropie sărbătorile de iarnă!

  1. Why only 4 times? You would think that they would do this more often.

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    Posted by ronjoiner2015 | 08/11/2017, 20:41
    • Yes, Ron, it’s true, and I also hope that such projects to be more frequent, because stamp collecting must be liked especially by young generation, so the future to sounds good. I think this is valable for every hobby, isn’t it so?

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      Posted by Timbrofil | 08/11/2017, 20:56

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