04 August 2013

New stamps from Poland..



Date of Issue : 3 August 2013

Here are some new stamps issued by Poczta Polska. A new Souvenir sheet was issued on 3rd August 2013 to commemorate “Rally of Great Sailing Ships Szczecin 2013 ”.This is a nice item for Ship theme collectors.

Rally of Great Sailing Ships Szczecin 2013



Woodstock Festival

Love, Friendship and Music


Date of Issue : 1 August 2013

Przystanek Woodstock is the biggest open-air festival in Europe–an annual free rock music festival in Poland, inspired by and named for the Woodstock Festival, that has taken place since 1995. The festival’s motto is “Love, Friendship, and Music”. It is organized by the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity foundation as a way of thanking its volunteers. Generally a weekend-long event, its two stages are in continuous use from early afternoon to dawn, featuring performances by around 30 bands every year. Along with the concerts on two stages there are many other events organized during the festival – like the Academy Of The Finest Arts which is a place where young people meet with well-known politicians, artists, journalists, musicians, actors and religious leaders.

The second Polish Satellite


Date of Issue : 31 July 2013


Poczta Polska issued a souvenir sheet  featuring the second Polish satellite.The second Polish scientific satellite – BRITE-PL Heweliusz – is currently undergoing assembly. The satellite will be probable launched before the end of 2014. BRITE-PL is the name of a Polish scientific satellite project which consists of two satellites: BRITE-PL Lem and BRITE-PL Heweliusz. The two are part of a bigger scientific BRITE (BRIght-star Target Explorer) consortium. The BRITE-PL Lem satellite is already assembled and fully tested. Before the end of this year the BRITE-PL Lem should be launched into orbit onboard a Dnepr rocket.

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