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Contest to Design Postage Stamps and Postcards is Going to an End

Oct 31, 2013

There is one week left to submit designs for Lithuania Post’s contest to create postage stamps about the Lithuanian military uniforms, 80th anniversary of S.Darius and S.Girėnas transatlantic flight, and the pre-paid postcard featuring the Holy Christmas and New Year.

The contest is open to everyone, not only professional artists. There are no any requirements with regard to age, education, and etc.

The draft designs of stamps and pre-paid postcards should be submitted before the 25th of March to the address:

ABLietuvos pašto Pašto ženklų leidybos departamentui

J. Jasinskio g. 16

03500 Vilnius

The winners of the contest will receive monetary awards. The first place winner having designed one stamp will receive 1000 litas; respectively, the second place winner will receive 750 litas, the third place winner – 450 litas. The first place winner having designed a pre-paid postcard will receive a monetary prize of 1500 litas. 1000 litas will be awarded to the second place winner, 750 litas – to the third place winner.

The winners of the stamp design are elected by a special commission consisting of the representatives from the Ministry of Transport and Communications and Lithuania Post as well as artists, historians, and specialists from other areas.

In 2013, Lithuania Post will release in total 25 stamps on such topics as Chinese New Year, Famous People, Technical Monuments, The Red Book of Lithuania, Postcrossing, The National Bird of Lithuania, Science Achievements, Holy Christmas and New Year.

More information on the stamp and postcard contest is available here.

The Public Limited Company Lietuvos paštas runs the widest network postal access points in Lithuania. Lithuania Post also provides logistic, financial intermediation, and electronic services.