The Luxembourg Olympic Committee (COSL) was founded in 1912, the same year as its first participation in the Stockholm Olympic Games. Since then, the COSL has participated in all Summer Olympic Games’ venues (with the exception of the Los Angeles games in 1932). In 1952, in Helsinki, Josy Barthel won the only gold medal in [...]
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Studies have revealed that among the points made when one chooses one cultural destination over another, three elements prevail: cultural heritage, contemporary art, and design. The ‘Europa’ stamps, created for 2012 by the artist Linda Bos, trace precisely these three pillars of cultural tourism. The artist conceived the two stamps in such a way as [...]
The Christmas 2011 stamp shows a happy family seated around a table and eating biscuits. Christmas decorations, including a tree, garlands, and golden stars, emphasise the festive side and magic of the moment. Christmas Day is an annual holiday generally celebrated on December 25 by billions of people around the world. It is a Christian [...]
The Small European Postal Administration Cooperation (SEPAC) is an organisation that brings together Europe’s small postal administrations or operators. They are Åland, the Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Greenland, Guernsey, Iceland, the Isle of Man, Jersey, Liechtenstein, Malta, Monaco and Luxembourg.
2011 has been declared the “International Year of Forests” by the United Nations. This is why the theme selected for this year’s Europa stamps series will focus on the “forest” topic. Forests are vital to the survival of mankind and today require our attention more than ever before. They support life on Earth by protecting [...]
Luxembourg post issued Christmas stamp showing a winter scene with a child sledding in the company of his dog.
Luxembourg post issued a set of stamps featuring various roses found in the country. The stamps are to be distributed by the automated teller machines.
Luxembourg post issued a postage stamps featuring the drawing of the contest winner of “The fight against poverty” drawing contest.
Like all his famous American predecessors, Superjhemp is in day-to-day life a mild-mannered father of a family with all that entails. His family name is Kuddel (his spouse is evidently called Fleck) and he is employed at the “Ministère fir Ongeleiste Problemer” (M.O.P.).
Jean 1st of Luxembourg, known as “the Blind”, was born on 10 August 1296 in Altmünster castle in Luxembourg. He was the son of Henri VII, count of Luxembourg and Holy Roman Emperor, and of Marguerite of Brabant (1276-1311). In 1310 he married Elisabeth Premyslovna (1292-1330), sister of Venceslas III, the last king of the [...]