New Stamps from Norway

Youth Olympic Games 2016

norway youth olympic stampsThe second Winter Youth Olympic Games will be held from 12 to 21 February in Norway.  Lillehammer 2016 is arranged in co-operation with Hamar, Gjøvik, Øyer and Oslo. Approximately 1,100 athletes between the ages of 15 and 18 and representing 70 countries are expected to participate. They will compete in 15 winter Olympic disciplines, and among the 70 medal events are several that are being included for the first time.

Issue Date: 11.01.2016 Designer: Malm Design: Marianne Ågotnes, Anja Rullestad, Live Andrea Sulheim, Marte Stensrud Illustrator: Live Andrea Sulheim Printer: Joh. Enschedé Security Print Process: Offset Colours: 4 Colours Values: A Domestic x 2

Silver Jubilee of King Harald V

norway king stampOn the night of 18 January 1991, Crown Prince Harald acceded to the throne as King Harald V in an extraordinary Council of State at the Royal Palace in Oslo. On 23 June 1991, King Harald V and Queen Sonja were blessed in Trondheim’s Nidaros Cathedral and became the Norwegian royal couple. The benediction formed part of a ten-day trip by the new royal couple by train and car to Trondheim, then down along the coast with the Royal Yacht “Norway” back to the capital. The year after the benedictory tour, the royal couple visited the three counties in the far north, visiting a total of 48 municipalities in three weeks.

Issue Date: 11.01.2016 Designer: Jørn O. Jøntvedt Illustrator: Bjørn Sigurdsøn / NTB scanpix Printer: Joh. Enschedé Security Print Process: Offset Colours: 4 Colours Values: NOK 17.00

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