Press releases

GRAMPET GROUP, PROVEN LEADER IN THE EUROPEAN RAILWAY INDUSTRY FOR THE PAST 20 YEARS

The history of the railway, used as an ordered public transport, began in the year 1825, when George Stephenson built the locomotive equipped with a steam engine for Stockton-Darlington (England) railroad. After more than 50 years, Werner von Siemens presented in Berlin the first passengers train whose liner was towed by an electric locomotive. On the territory of Romania, the first railway was inaugurated…

EUROPE 2019. NATIONAL BIRDS

Birds are the object of great interest on the part of human being, both for their pleasant appearance, the vivid color, the varied color of the feather, the melodious song, but also for their customs of great originality. This contributes to the great weight that birds have among the vertebrates, being more numerous in Romania, as species and individuals, than all others in one…

THE CONSTITUTION OF ROMANIA, GUARANTOR OF THE ROMANIAN CITIZENS’ RIGHTS

Having as its objective a premiere theme related to the Romanian Constitution, the fundamental rights and freedoms section, Romfilatelia introduces into circulation, on Monday, April 8th, current year, the postage stamps issue “The Constitution of Romania, Guarantor of the Romanian Citizens’ Rights”. It is an issue that is part of the Centenary of Romania celebration and the national and international historical events that made…

ROMANIAN COLLECTIONS PLATEAUS / TRIVETS (II)

Romfilatelia continues the series of „Romanian Collections” postage stamp issues, this time with topic „Plateaus / Trivets (II)”. The issue consists of six stamps and an imperforated souvenir sheet, on which trivets, a generic name designating the stands with more than three legs, as well as those with one leg and one base, from the 19th-20th centuries are represented. These exhibits belonging to a…

THE HOLY EASTER 2019

Easter, the Christian holiday that calls on people to take the Holy Light, brings the unique joy of the Resurrection, but also rituals and religious traditions. Among which that of the salute known by even the youngest ones: Christ is risen! Truly He is risen! On the last night of their bondage in Egypt, the Jews followed the command of the Lord, sacrificing a…

CECILIA CUTESCU-STORCK, 140TH ANNIVERSARY OF HER BIRTH

The postage stamp issue “Cecilia Cutescu-Storck 140th anniversary of her birth”, which Romfilatelia will introduce into circulation on Thursday, March 14th, is dedicated to the celebration of the life and personality of the first female professor of decorative arts in Romania, also noted as the first female teacher at a State Art University in Europe. She saw daylight on March 14th, 1879, in Caineni…

DOG BREEDS

The dog is the most popular pet in the world and it is nicknamed man’s best friend. It is one of the smartest animals and its abilities continue to surprise us. Dogs are the animals most attached to humans and in most cases they are able to sacrifice their lives to defend their master if he is in danger. Over time, dogs were part…

NUDES IN ROMANIAN PAINTING

After the Romanian art was dominated, for centuries, by the Byzantine art and the Christian religion, the nude entered in the Romanian painting also through the artwork of Nicolae Grigorescu. This year, Romfilatelia puts into circulation on Friday, February 15th, the postage stamp issue entitled Nudes in Romanian painting, which illustrates the most appreciated works of this kind belonging to Nicolae Grigorescu. Nicolae Grigorescu…

WILD CUBS

Continuing the highly appreciated theme of the fauna, Romfilatelia puts into circulation on Friday, February 8th of the current year, a new issue of postage stamps „Wild cubs”. The cuddling of the baby animals awakens in our souls’ feelings of affection, and the babies of wild animals are a continuous attraction, as well as the environment in which they live, hardly known. On the…

UNION OF THE ROMANIAN PRINCIPALITIES, 160 YEARS

On the anniversary of Moldavia with Wallachia Union, in 1859, Romfilatelia introduces into circulation the postage stamp issue Union of the Romanian Principalities, 160 years. The perforated souvenir sheet of the issue, with a face value of 28.50 lei, is illustrated with a lithography showing the opening of the works of the Legislative Assembly of the United Principalities (February 29th, 1860), in the presence…