Lithuania released a stamp on growing hobby of postcrossing.Post will release a postage stamp dedicated to this hobby. The new stamp named “Atvirlaiškių mainai” (Postcrossing) was issued on 5th October 2013.The stamp for international items has been designed by Laima Matuzonytė, schoolgirl.The stamp features different postcards. The nominal value of the stamp issued in the edition of 80 thousand copies is LTL 2.45.
Postcrossing is an international voluntary project aiming to encourage people to send handwritten postcards and receive them from any country in the world.To join the project, one has to register on the website at www.postcrossing.com. For registered participants, the system automatically selects an address to send a postcard to. The system can select any registered participant from any country in the world.Once you send a postcard, you receive a postcard from another project participant.