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STARS OF STAGE AND SCREEN Artistic Bucharest

Romfilatelia dedicates the postage stamp issue Stars of Stage and Screen to some of the most appreciated and beloved Romanian actors, who, throughout their careers, have promoted cultural values, contributing to the creation of artistic Bucharest. The stamps, each with the face value of Lei 8, illustrate the portraits of actors Maia Morgenstern, Oana Pellea, Luminita Gheorghiu, George Mihaita, Horatiu Malaele and Marcel Iures,…

ETERNAL GLORY TO THE WORLD WAR I HEROES

Romfilatelia introduces into circulation the postage stamp issue Eternal Glory to the World War I Heroes, dedicated to the soldiers who fought for the accomplishment of the Greater Romania’s ideal. The cemeteries where the heroes of the War for Unification rest are true places of national memory. At Serban Voda – Bellu Cemetery in Bucharest, besides the tombs of some outstanding personalities of cultural…

MEDIAS, 750 YEARS OF DOCUMENTARY ATTESTATION

Medias was documented on 3 June 1267, under the name Medies. On its anniversary, Romfilatelia celebrates alongside the City of Light, through the postage stamp issue Medias, 750 years of documentary attestation.  Medias or Medies, Medgyes, Medyesch, situated in the heart of Transylvania on the valley of Tarnava, welcomes you with a medieval air full of mysteries and stories to be discovered step by…

IASI, CITY OF THE GREAT UNION

About Iasi one can write volumes, but the city remains a historical landmark of the enduring Romanian people through the special role it played in the period 1916 – 1918, when Southern Romania and the capital, Bucharest, came under German occupation. During that time, Iasi became the capital of Romania, the source of a permanent return to normal expectations and moreover, the achieving of…

10 YEARS, ROMANIA IN THE EUROPEAN UNION

In 2017, Romania marks the anniversary of 10 years since Romania joined the European Union, on January 1st, 2007, a historical monument inscribed in the history of contemporary Romania. The European Union presents itself as an economical and political alliance unique in the world, having in its structure 28 member states. A symbol of unity and European cooperation, the Union was created on the…

WILD ORCHIDS

Gracious shapes and superb colours, this is what we think of when we hear the word “orchids”. We’re used to them as an exotic presence that we associate with distant tropical paradises, but Romania is also the homeland of several species of wild orchids. These orchids, few in number, about 70 different species, bloom on the hills and mountains of Romania from April to…

PALACE OF CULTURE IN IASI

The Palace of Culture in Iasi was built between 1906 and 1925, as the Palace of Justice and Administration, after the plans of architect I.D. Berindey, and gained a reputation by its remarkable size. Powerfully marking the architecture of the old capital of Moldavia, the palace imposed itself since its appearance on the skyline, and its role as a true cultural effigy of the…