New Stamps of Monaco

Les Ballets De Monte-Carlo

monaco montecarlo stampIn 1985, the current Compagnie des Ballets de Monte-Carlo was born. In 1993, the company took off on the international stage as a result of the choreographic works created by Jean-Christophe Maillot, which are renowned throughout the world. In 2000, he established the Monaco Dance Forum, an international dance festival in which the company regularly participates. In 2011, under the chairmanship of H.R.H. the Princess of Hanover, the Ballets de Monte-Carlo united three institutions: the Compagnie des Ballets de Monte-Carlo, Monaco Dance Forum and the Princess Grace Academy of Dance. Creation, outreach and training have now been brought together within a single structure in an unprecedented way, in the service of the art of choreography.

Issue Date: 21.07.2016 Process: OffsetSize: 52 x 40,85 mm horizontal Values: €2.72

Birth Centenary: Léo Ferré

Author, composer, performer, pianist and poet: Léo Ferré is a prominent figure in Frenchmonaco ferre stamp chanson. Born on 24 August 1916 in Monaco, he took an interest in music at a very early age and joined the Monaco Cathedral choir as a soprano.

Too often remembered purely as a singer, Ferré was first and foremost a composer who was happiest leading an orchestra.

But he was also a first-class poet, a performer whose voice penetrated deep into the soul of all who heard it, with a resonance full of love and rebellion.

Issue Date: 24.08.2016Designer: Joël TCHOBANIAN Illustrator: Line-engraving: Pierre ALBUISSON Process: Steel Engraving Colours: 2 Size: 30 x 40.85 mm Values: 1.36€

Grand Bourse

monaco grand fair stampA traditional gathering of coin, medal, stamp and postcard dealers and collectors, the 24th Grande Bourse will be held on 4 December 2016 in the Espace Léo Ferré.

Issue Date: 24.08.2016 Designer: Joël TCHOBANIAN Process: Offset Size: 30 x 40,85 mm  Values: 0.80€

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