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ROMANIA IN THE UNESCO INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE

The Intangible Cultural Heritage includes oral traditions and expressions, having the language as its main vector, performing arts, social practices, rituals and festive events, knowledge and practices concerning nature and the universe, and the skills necessary to produce traditional crafts. The list of the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage was officially created in 2008, and was the result of the Convention for the Safeguarding of…

IN MEMORIAM, National Heroes

“Do not shed tears on the tombs of heroes, Rather praise them through songs, Thus, their fame shall resound as echo, Throughout legends, over centuries!”  Queen Marie of Romania In 1914 started the first global conflict, a war that marked the destinies of a generation. An ally of the Entente (which included England,France and Russia), as of 1916 Romania entered the fight under the…

DISCOVER ROMANIA, Maramures

Dear traveller, if only for a moment your heart has dreamt about you becoming a character from a Romanian timeless story, then visit the County of Maramures, and spend sometime on these lands where the beauty of artistically shaped wood, the picturesque landscapes and the folklore combine with people’s simplicity and kindness. Located in Northwest Romania,MaramuresCountyis a geographical and ethno-cultural region spread on a…

Messengers of Romanian Sport, Octavian Bellu and Mariana Bitang

In 1976, Romanian gymnastics marks in the history of this sport a thrilling milestone through the participation of the women’s team to that year’s Olympic competition when they became the silver medallist of that edition, winning also a row of gold, silver and bronze medals in the all-around and apparatus finals, that rewarded the performances of Nadia Comaneci and Teodora Ungureanu, the gold gymnasts…

The Senate of Romania, 150 years

On the occasion of the one century and a half anniversary since the formal establishment of modern Romania’s fundamental institution, the Senate, which asserted oneself as an authoritative forum of parliamentary debate, contributing visibly to maintaining the balance between the political structures, to the defence of democratic rights and freedoms, and to promoting national ideals, Romfilatelia has the opportunity to introduce into circulation the…

2014 FIFA WORLD CUP

With the occasion of the 20th edition of the 2014 FIFA World CupTM, Romfilatelia introduces into circulation the postage stamps issue dedicated to this sports competition, taking place from June 12th to July 13th, 2014, in Brazil, and hosting 32 national teams from all the continents. The event represents an occasion of joy not only for football fans, but also for philatelists. Brazil is…

UNICEF Campaigns: END VIOLENCE AGAINSTCHILDREN!

„Childhood is the mystery of the future disclosure.” Grigore Vieru By joining the campaign conducted by the UNICEF Representation in Romania, “END VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN”, Romfilatelia assumes the honourable mission of supporting this project, by issuing a postage stamps issue dedicated to this initiative. The Representation of UNICEF inRomania has been developing a three years communication campaign, meant to make the families aware of…

THE SAIL TRAINING SHIP “MIRCEA”, 75 YEARS

The logo of the Romanian Naval Forces was and remains the Sail Training Ship “Mircea”, a school barque vessel, on whose deck generations of sailors have completed their training and learnt the meaning of having good “tailwind” (“Vant din pupa!”). “Mircea” was the name of the first school brig ship of the Romanian Navy in service between 1882-1939. Launched in the autumn of 1938,…

Europa 2014 – NATIONAL MUSIC INSTRUMENTS

“Whether tormented by longing, or overwhelmed with joy, Romanians sing their sorrows and joys, praise their heroes and history, thus their souls being an endless spring of beautiful poetry.” (Vasile Alecsandri)   Under the issue Europa 2014, Romfilatelia introduces into circulation the postage stamps issue National Music Instruments, consisting of 2 stamps. The designer conceived this topic as an artistic illustration shaped around the…