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Year of the Snake – Lithuania

Year of the Snake - Lithuania

Lithuania Post will release a new stamp on the theme The Chinese New Year, year of the snake, to mark the year beginning on February 10. The Chinese New Year is the most important Chinese festival usually marking the beginning …

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2012 Summer Olympic Games – Lithuania

Lithuanian post issued two postage stamps to mark the 30th Summer Olympic Games, commencing in London on 27 July. The stamps dedicated to the London Summer Olympic Games features a boxer and a single scull rower. The 2012 Summer Olympic …

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Endangered Spiders – Lithuania

Lithuania post issued new postage stamps featuring the endangered spiders included into the Red List of Lithuania. The stamps features The Fen Raft Spider and The Ladybird Spider. The Fen Raft Spider (Dolomedes plantarius) belonging to the Family Pisauridae lives …

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Churches of Lithuania 2011

Lithuania post issued a set of two stamps featuring churches, Šiauliai Cathedral of St. Apostles Peter and Paul and Trakai Church of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Šiauliai Cathedral of St. Apostles Peter and Paul is the most …

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Lithuanian Zoo

The zoological garden is a unique school of knowledge introducing visitors to natural and cultural values. On the 1st of July 1938, the Kaunas Zoo was officially opened in the Mickevi?ius Valley under the initiative of naturalist Professor Tadas Ivanauskas. …

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Pilgrim route of John Paul II

Pope John Paul II, called the Pilgrim Pope, is considered to be one of the most influential leaders of the twentieth century who has served as the Supreme Pontiff of the Catholic Church for almost 27 years. During his papacy, …

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International year of forests – Lithuania

The year 2011 has been declared as the International Year of Forests to raise awareness on the preservation, maintenance and conservation of forests. Economic, ecological, and social role of forests is of great importance for human life. Forests cover one-third …

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