I love you stamp from Poland
Date of Issue : 6 February 2015
Today is Valentine’s Day, a very special day of lovers . Polish Post released a special stamp and a beautiful FDC, celebrating the holiday of love and sincere feelings. Valentine’s Day (Walentynki) is one of the most romantic days of the year celebrated all over the world on February 14.
Valentine’s Day focuses on love, romance, appreciation and friendship. Chocolates, candies shaped in red hearts, and other gifts are given to loved ones on Valentine’s Day. Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and Women’s Day are also observed in Poland, in which friends, partners, and family members received gifts, cards or flowers.
Valentine’s Day has not been celebrated in Poland until very recently. Only after the collapse of the Eastern European Block and the consequent opening of Poland’s borders this well known, especially in English-language cultures holiday entered Polish society. Romantic Poles were very quick in adopting Valentine’s Day and nowadays it as popular in Poland as anywhere else.
When does a kiss count as a stamp?
A postal company in the Netherlands has launched a sweet deal for St. Valentine's Day.
MONTREAL — A postal company in the Netherlands has launched a sweet deal for St. Valentine’s Day.On Feb. 13, people in Holland can send a letter to a loved one — but instead of a postage stamp, it can be sent with a kiss.
Just apply lipstick, kiss the envelope where a stamp ought to go and send it off.
A spokesperson at PostNL told the Dutch news website NU.nl that the aim of the initiative was to encourage more people to send real letters. “We believe a card on the doormat is still the most personal way to let someone know you’re thinking of them.”
“On Valentine’s Day, we want to give everyone the opportunity to be loved and to surprise family and friends.” Kissed cards and letters were to be sent to a destination within the Netherlands on Friday, Feb. 13 by 5 p.m.
Final of The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity
Polish Post issued a beautiful stamp on Final of The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity on 7th January 2015.
Date of Issue : 7 January 2015