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Year of the snake - France

Year of the Snake – France

Chinese New Year, also known as Spring Festival, is the most important festival for Chinese communities around the world. Synonymous with celebrations ,the first day of the year synonymous with holidays, family visits, tasting traditional dishes and concerts firecrackers.

Fiftieth anniversary of the Elysée Treaty - France

Fiftieth anniversary of the Elysee Treaty – France

France post along with Germany issued a stamp celebrating the Fiftieth anniversary of the Elysee Treaty , which symbolically sealed the reconciliation Franco-allemende .

It is January 22, 1963 that Chancellor Adenauer and General de Gaulle signed the Treaty on Franco-German Treaty says the Elysee .


LONDON 2012 Olympic Games – France

French post issued a postage Stamp featuring a few sports: Tennis, Women Running and handball to commemorate LONDON 2012 Olympic Games. The bottom of the stamp evokes the city of London with a view of Big Ben.

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.

europa 2012 visit france

Europa 2012 – The Visit France

The Europa stamps are postage stamps issued by European postal administrations, every stamp issued every year addresses a common theme. For this year 2012, the theme is ” Visit … “focuses on cultural and tourist heritage of each country. For the stamp Visit France , the French Post issued this stamp featuring five landmarks or monuments representing France.

It includes as well the Place Stanislas in Nancy. World Heritage Site by UNESCO, it was created at the request of the Duke of Lorraine Stanislaw Leszczynski and built from 1755. This place has experienced many upheavals in the history of France but kept its name.


Power League for the Protection of Birds

In 2012, the League for the Protection of Birds (LPO), celebrates the centenary of its creation. This association is for daily backup of biodiversity from its mission to protect birds. Four birds are placed particular highlight the block of stamps in their respective ecosystems, including the Atlantic Puffin with the LPO made ??its emblem.

G20 – G8 France 2011

G20 - G8 France 2011The G20 represents 85% of the global economy and two thirds of the world population. Composed of South Africa, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, South Korea, the United States, of France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Russia, Turkey and finally to the European Union, its principle is based on a system of annual rotating presidency, which France has the honor to assume this responsibility in 2011.

World Judo Championships

World Judo Championships
The World Judo Championships will be held from 24 to 28 August 2011 at Paris Bercy. Post joins the event with a stamp-sized semi panoramic illustrating three different takes of the discipline and the Japanese ideogram means “the gentle way”. Judo is, nowadays, one of the most popular sporting activities in France. Martial art and combat sport of Japanese origin, it consists mainly of projection techniques, self-control, throttling, and locking of dislocation.

Railway Provence – Train Pignes

Railway Provence - Train PignesThe Railways of Provence, formerly “Railways of the South of France” is made up of three rail networks. One of them, the network of the Alps, was one of the lines between Nice and Digne-les-Bains and was completed in 1911.
Now under the authority of the PACA region, it is the only remained in operation and carries more than 400,000 passengers per year. Its role is twofold: Nice suburban service and tourist transportation in the hinterland with the “train of Pignes” steam. The line will soon have a new modern railcar.