Luxembourg Released Stamps on Amnesty International,Stamp Day and Sports

\"\"The Luxembourg Post has issued three stamps commemorating the important events from the social life of the country.The first stamp is dedicated to the 50th Anniversary of Amnesty International. Amnesty International is a movement dedicated to human rights of which independence and impartiality are fundamental principles.

The second stamp celebrates 75 Years of Stamp Day. It was Hans von Rudolphi, an eminent German philatelist, who in support of a joint exhibition with Hungary in 1927 proposed to the Congress of German philatelists in Dantzig an annual commemoration of Stamp Day. The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg celebrated the first Stamp Day on 23 April 1939. This year the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the creation of Stamp Day in Luxembourg will take place from 14 to 16 October in Wiltz.

The third stamp was issued to celebrate 50 Years of Bowling Federation. Formed on 13 July 1961, and now including almost 4,000 nine pin bowlers, the Bowling Federation is crowning 50 years of success marked by the winning of the world championship and the European championship at the team level as well as the individual level.

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