New Stamps from Monaco

25th Prince Albert II Challenge

monaco prince albert challange stampOrganized by the Monegasque Fencing Federation, the Prince Albert II Challenge is an international fencing tournament for girls and boys aged under 17. The twenty-fifth challenge will take place on 3 and 4 June at the Louis II Stadium.

Issue Date: 01.06.2017 Designer: Alain GIAMPAOLI Illustrator: Pierre BARA (engraving) Process: Steel-engraving and offset Size: 30 x 40,85 mm vertical Values: 1.42€

Astana 2017

monaco astana 2017 stampFocusing on the theme of the Exhibition ASTANA 2017, “Energy of the Future,” the Principality wished to highlight the environmental approach, especially in terms of energy. The theme of the pavilion, “REFLECTING THE FUTURE”, centres on the theme of Monaco’s reflection in the Mediterranean Sea and reflection on the duality between Man and Nature. The shape, design and content are closely linked to the wish to highlight issues related to energy transition and the Principality’s good environmental practices. The Exhibition will be held from 10 June to 10 September 2017.

Issue Date: 16.05.2017 Designer: Simmetrico Process: Offset Size: 40,85 x 30 mm

Centenary of Lions Club International

monaco lions club stampEstablished in 1917 by Melvin Jones, Lions Club International is the world’s largest organisation of philanthropy clubs, counting over 1,360,000 members in more than 46,000 clubs. LIONS is an acronym which stands for “Liberty, Intelligence, Our Nations’ Safety”. Lions Clubs organise fundraising activities and encourage volunteering in aid of social initiatives, including support for medical research, assistance for the most vulnerable in society, building schools, libraries, health clinics and water points in developing countries, and raising awareness about environmental protection.

Issue Date: 01.06.2017 Designer: Créaphil Process: Offset Size: 40,85 x 30 mm horizontal : 0.85€

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