Press releases

CHRISTMAS 2019

On the occasion of Our Lord’s Nativity Feast, Romfilatelia marks this important event for Christianity through the postage stamps issue Christmas 2019.  The two stamps of the issue, both with the face value of Lei 1.70, reproduce images from the manuscript “Akathist Hymn of the Mother of God”, part of the patrimony of the Romanian Academy Library, which represent the miniatures “Our Lord’s Birth”…

Joint stamp issue ROMANIA – GIBRALTAR NATURAL RESERVES

Romfilatelia introduces into circulation on Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 the joint stamp issue Romania-Gibraltar entitled “Natural Reserves”, illustrating Retezat National Park, situated in Romania, and the Upper Rock Nature reserve, located in Gibraltar. Natural reserves are places where, under the protection of the law, the fauna and flora are preserved as a treasure of nature’s splendour and of valuable species, regardless whether we’re speaking…

100 YEARS OF ROMANIAN HIGHER EDUCATION IN CLUJ-NAPOCA

To pay tribute to two emblematic Romanian educational institutions, Romfilatelia introduces into circulation the postage stamps issue “100 years of Romanian higher education in Cluj-Napoca”. The issue is made up of two stamps and an imperforated souvenir sheet and will be introduced into circulation on Friday, November 1st 2019. The stamp with a face value of 3.10 lei illustrates Babes-Bolyai University. The Romanian University…

JOINT STAMP ISSUE ROMANIA – MALTA ARCHITECTURE, PALACES

Romfilatelia introduces into circulation on Monday, October 14th, curent year, the joint stamp issue Romania-Malta entitled “Architecture, Palaces”, illustrating the Mogosoaia Palace in Romania and the Verdala Palace in Malta. The diplomatic relations between Romania and the Republic of Malta were established on June 7, 1968, at the non-resident embassy level. On the stamp with the face value of Lei 1.70 the Mogosoaia Palace,…

ROMANIAN RULERS IN PAINTING

Romfilatelia introduces in circulation on Friday, October 11th, curent year, the postage stamps issue entitled “Romanian rulers in painting”, illustrating on canvas portraits of the Romanian rulers. The first postage stamps of the issue of postage stamps with the face value of Lei 1.50 shows the portrait of Constantin Brancoveanu, composed by an anonymous painter at the beginning of the 20th century, a painting…

SIBIU, EUROPEAN REGION OF GASTRONOMY

Romfilatelia introduces into circulation the postage stamps issue with the title of „Sibiu, European region of gastronomy” on Tuesday, October 1st, current year. The postage stamps issue presents through a graphic composition harmonious imagery of touristic attractions alongside gastronomic elements specific to the Sibiu area. Sibiu joins a gastronomic elite of which only eight other European regions, including Lombardy and Catalonia, belong. Sibiu’s membership…

MAGELLAN, 500 YEARS SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE JOURNEY AROUND THE WORLD

“On September 20th, 1519, Magellan’s fleet broke off the shore. As of this year, Spain is beginning to stretch far beyond the borders of Europe.” (Stefan Zweig, author of the biography Magellan) In the context of the five-century anniversary of the beginning of Magellan’s expedition, Romfilatelia invites you to discover the postage stamps issue, Magellan, 500 years since the beginning of the journey around…

ROMANIAN PHILATELIC EXHIBITION EFIRO 2019, 5TH EDITION.

To celebrate one of the major events in the philatelic field, Romfilatelia introduces into circulation on Thursday, September 19th, this year, the postage stamps issue entitled “Romanian Philatelic Exhibition EFIRO 2019”, 5th edition. The first edition of the EFIRO 1932 (Romanian Philatelic Exhibition) was held under the high patronage of King Carol II, in 1932 at the Palace of the Romanian Academy Foundation in…

THE ROMANIAN LOTTERY, 113 YEARS OF LUCK

With the occasion of 113th founding anniversary of the Romanian Lottery, Romfilatelia releases into circulation, on Friday, September 13th this year, the philatelic issue The Romanian Lottery, 113 years of luck. The Romanian Lottery was founded 113 years ago, in 1906, based on a social purpose, namely, helping people and financially supporting the state, supporting public health and national public interest projects. In the…

THE MOUNTAINS’ FLOWERS MOUNT COZIA

Mount Cozia, a place truly unique,  not just in Romania  Symbol of the Natural Park, Cozia is defined as an alpine area with a great geological and geomorphological diversity (ranging from the sharp ended relief, towers, calcareous ridges, caves quays and valleys to forests and meadows, with specific flora and fauna. Romfilatelia has selected some of the rarest and most beautiful flowers of the…