Latest issues

SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES, TOKYO 2020

On the occasion of the most looked-for sports event of the year 2021, Romfilatelia introduces into circulation, on Friday, July 23rd this year, the postage stamps issue Summer Olympic Games, Tokyo 2020. In Tokyo 2020, the summer edition of the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, the first in history to be postponed, around 100 athletes under the colours of the Romanian tricolour will attack…

ROMANIAN POSTAGE STAMP DAY SEALS OF THE ROMANIAN RULERS (II)

Continuing a theme initiated in the year 2019, Romfilatelia introduces into circulation, on Thursday, July 15th this year, the postage stamps issue Seals of the Romanian Rulers (II). The documents drafted and written on paper or parchment, issued by the royal chancelleries of the Romanian Principalities, were validated, besides the holographic signatures, by the use of seals of different sizes. The royal seals usually…

ION D. BERINDEI, 150 YEARS SINCE BIRTH

Romfilatelia introduces into circulation on Friday, July 2nd this year, the postage stamps issue Ion D. Berindei, 150 years since birth, dedicated to one of the great architects of Romania, author of some buildings that still represent true ornaments of the built heritage of our country. Son of the architect Dimitrie Berindey (1831-1884), Ion D. Berindei (Berindey), 1871-1928, graduated from the School of Fine…

TUDOR VLADIMIRESCU’S REVOLUTION, 200 YEARS

Romfilatelia introduces into circulation, on Tuesday, June 22nd this year, the postage stamps issue entitled Tudor Vladimirescu’s Revolution, 200 Years, dedicated to a historical moment and an exceptional personality: the Revolution of 1821 and its leader, Tudor Vladimirescu. Although defeated by the Ottoman military forces, the revolutionary movement of 1821 was of paramount importance for the modern history of Romania, as it put an…

THE DOG, MAN’S FRIEND

„… the dog friend, always with us with his sincere tail that is of the heart, and his transparent eyes in which is the babyhood of the soul.” Ionel Teodoreanu No connection between man and another species has been so much honoured, studied, commented on as that between man and dog. The first domesticated animal, the dog linked its fate to that of man…

PALACES OF IASI

Romfilatelia introduces into circulation, on Friday, June 4th this year, a new postage stamps issue dedicated to the valuable architectural patrimony of the city and county of Iasi: Palaces of Iasi. The 4 stamps of the issue illustrate four exceptional architectural monuments: Roznovanu Palace in Iasi, Cuza Palace in Ruginoasa, Sturdza Palace in Miclauseni and the Palace of Culture in Iasi. On the stamp…

LADIES OF THE ROMANIAN VOIVODES

In the history of the Romanians, as in general in the history of Europe, to rule – to govern the people from the position of a throne – was a male prerogative. Therefore, our history has retained especially the voivodes who, over the centuries, have reigned on the thrones of the Romanian principalities. But alongside them, often in their shadow, lived the ladies of…

SPACE EXPLORATION. ANNIVERSARIES

Presence in extra-terrestrial space can cause strange manifestations, from distorted thinking to strange feelings of disorientation. As he headed for the established area of the orbital flight, cosmonaut Gherman Titov had the impression that his body was rotating through the air. He began to feel this way as soon as the Vostok 2 spacecraft separated from the carrier rocket and became weightless. “I suddenly…

MUSHROOMS

Romfilatelia introduces into circulation, on Thursday, the 6th of May, a new postage stamps issue dedicated to our planet’s biodiversity: Mushrooms. Although considered plants for a long time, mushrooms (fungi) are, in reality, a completely different group of living things. Mushrooms cannot perform photosynthesis, like plants, they feed by absorbing organic substances from the substrate in which they grow. In fact, at the cellular…

Europa 2021 ENDANGERED NATIONAL WILDLIFE

This year, under the title Europa 2021, PostEurop, a body of the Universal Postal Union, a specialized agency of the United Nations, has chosen a topical issue, in the context of the need to protect endangered European Fauna: Endangered National Wildlife. Romfilatelia introduces into circulation, on Thursday, April 22nd, 2021, a postage stamps issue with this name, consisting of two stamps. The stamps illustrate…