Austria Issued Stamp on Eurovision Song Contest Vienna 2015

austria eurovision stampFollowing Conchita Wurst’s fantastic victory in 2014, Austria is now the venue for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest. On the occasion of this major event, Austrian Post is issuing a commemorative showing the logo of this year’s Song Contest.This music competition has been held by the EBU, the European Broadcasting Union, every year since 1956. This makes 2015 a very special occasion, with the contest taking place for the 60th time – and it is all the more exciting that this anni- versary is being celebrated in Austria.

The motif of the commemorative shows the dynamic logo for the 2015 Eurovision Song contest entitled “The Sphere”. The slogan “Building Bridges”, with the sphere and the wave, symbolises links and encounters as well as the unity that is generated from variety and practised tolerance. The logo and artwork were created by the ORF subsidiary OMC (ORF Marketing and Creation).

Issue Date: 24.04.2015 Designer: ORF Marketing and Creation Printer: Joh. Enschedé Stamps Security Printers B.V. (Netherlands)  Process: Offset printing on silver foil Colours: 4 Colours Size: 50×31.8mm : 0.80

Related Posts with Thumbnails
This entry was posted in History Behind A Stamp, New Stamps, News, Themes, World and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *