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Olympic Games LONDON 2012 - Costa Rica

Olympic Games LONDON 2012 – Costa Rica

Costa Rica post issued a postage Stamp featuring athletics and taekwondo to commemorate LONDON 2012 Olympic Games. The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad, are scheduled to take place in London, England, United Kingdom from 27 July to 12 August 2012.

The games will be officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The Opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics will be held on 27 July 2012.

400 Years of Capuchins in Croatia

The Order of Minor Friars Capuchins (lat. Ordo fratrum minorum Capucinorum, OFMCap) came into existence after the reform of the Franciscan Order as a third self-standing branch of the first Order of St. Francis of Assisi. It was founded by M. da Bascio and L. da Fassombrone for keeping alive the original «Rule» by St. Francis of Assisi. The new order was confirmed in 1528 by the Pope Clement VII, and at the time of the Pope Paul V, in 1616, received his own minister general. The seat of the Capuchins is Rome.

Surcharge Pro-Children’s Town 2009

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Costa Rica post issued a stamp illustrating typical characters of the masquerades performed by Costa Rican Cristian Ramirez Vargas.