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The new postage stamp invites to visit Lithuania

Oct 31, 2013

On Saturday to come, April 28, two new postage stamps from the continuous set Europe will appear in circulation. This year’s theme of the set is ‘Visit Lithuania’.

One of the new stamps depicts Lithuanian landscape, the other features examples of different styles of architecture. Each postage stamps is to be issued in edition of 100 000 copies and has the nominal value of LTL 2.45. Both stamps were designed by the artist Valdonė Bručienė.

The new postage stamps will be issued along with the first day cover and the first day sheet. On Saturday, in Vilnius Main Post Office, postal correspondence paid by the new postage stamps will be cancelled by the first day cancellation.

Over thousands of years human activities have brought dramatic changes to the natural Lithuanian landscape. However, this human ‘intervention’ to the natural environment was not only of ‘impoverishing’ quality. The best reflection of the positive developments is Lithuanian architectural heritage.

Lithuaniais famous in the world for its fascinating architectural monuments such as the Church of St Anne or the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Stanislaus and Vladislaus in Vilnius, Trakai Island Castle, etc. Buildings of modern architecture perfectly fit the assembly of architectural monuments of historical importance.

In the course of a year, Lithuania Post issues 25-30 postage stamps. The company also provides courier, logistic, and financial intermediation services.