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150th anniversary of Rainis and Aspazija

150th anniversary of Rainis and Aspazija

Latvia post issued stamps to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Rainis and Aspazija, the outstanding literary figures of Latvia. In Latvia, 2015 is the year of Rainis and Aspazija which marks 150 years since the birth of these contemporaries and …

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Salacgriva Lighthouse of Latvia

Salacgriva Lighthouse of Latvia

Latvia post issued tenth stamp in the series Lighthouses of Latvia featuring Salacgriva Lighthouse located on the right bank of the Salaca River of Latvia. Salacgriva Lighthouse is located on the right bank of the Salaca River. It was built …

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Latvian stamps featuring Zodiacs Constellations

Latvian stamps featuring Zodiacs Constellations

Latvia post issued a stamp block consisting 12 different stamps dedicated to Zodiacs Constellations, which displays the journey of the Sun. Zodiacal constellations in astronomy are a way of displaying the journey of the Sun across the vault of heaven. …

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Latvian Birds Stamps

Latvian Birds Stamps

Latvian post issued a special postage stamps featuring Latvian birds – golden plover and Oriole. Golden plover (pluvialis apricaria) This species is fully migratory but may only move short distances in some regions. It breeds from May to August in …

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Olympic Games LONDON 2012 – Latvia

Olympic Games LONDON 2012 - Latvia

Latvia Post issued a postage stamp to commemorate Olympic Games LONDON 2012 featuring Javelin throwing. The Summer Olympic Games LONDON 2012, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad, are scheduled to take place in London, United Kingdom, from 27 July …

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Europa 2012 – Latvia

Europa 2012 - Latvia

Latvia Post issued two stamps in the European stamp series EUROPA 2012, depicting one of the best-known culture sites of Riga and Latvia – the Opera House. This year’s theme for the Europa stamp series is Visit…, and the Opera …

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