Tag Archives: faroe island stamps

Faroe Island Issued Stamps on New Terminal at Vágar Airport

Faroe Islands will release two stamps on 23rd February marking the opening of a new terminal at Vágar Airport. On June 18, 2014, the new terminal at Vágar Airport opened. A modern monument in steel and glass, adapted to the … Continue reading

Posted in History Behind A Stamp, New Stamps, News, Stamps, Themes, World | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Stamps on Faroese Lighthouses

Along with the large lighthouse on Skansin, Torshavn, which was built already in 1888, these large and smaller beacons were a great improvement of safety of navigation in the inland waters . Toftir Lighthouse:Toftir Lighthouse is a cylindrical beacon of … Continue reading

Posted in History Behind A Stamp, New Stamps, News, Stamps, Themes, World | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Europa 2014 Stamps:Faroe Islands

Theme:Musical Instruments The School of Music:Throughout the twentieth century it was possible to get private music lessons all over the Faroe Islands. Generations of children and young people were taught by teachers, whose dedication was based on voluntary and most … Continue reading

Posted in History Behind A Stamp, New Stamps, News, Themes, World | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Monsters Appread on Faroe Island Stamps

Faroe Island released four stamps on monsters on 30th April 2012.The conceptions about the ”Niðagrísur” (The Child Ghost) derive from a serious crime. The fact that the ”Grýla” (The Monster) goes for the children, derives from the need to observe … Continue reading

Posted in Education, History Behind A Stamp, New Stamps, News, Themes, World | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Faroe Island Issued MS on Rescue at Sea

It is widely accepted that the most dangerous of all workplaces is the sea.Naturally, the effects of this fact are primarily felt by the countries most dependent on the sea, such as the Faroe Islands.The biggest known accident at sea … Continue reading

Posted in History Behind A Stamp, New Stamps, News, Themes, World | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Faroe Islands will Issue Stamps on Vintage Cars

Faroe Islands will release these stamps on 28th Sep 2011.Each vintage car featured on  stamps has its own unique story. The black lorry was the first vehicle to arrive in the Faroe Islands in 1922. The red bus that operated … Continue reading

Posted in New Stamps, News, Themes, World | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Faroe Island Released a Stamp which has an Interesting Story

Faroe Island issued a stamp on Annika of D\’imum on 21st Feb. 2011.Annika of Dímun killed her husband and took one of the farmhands as her lover. She was condemned to death because of her crime but managed to get … Continue reading

Posted in History Behind A Stamp, New Stamps, News, Themes, World | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Faroe Islands:Stamps on Year of Forests

Faroe released 2 stamps on 26th April 2011 on the theme of year of the f0rests.Forest Growth on the Faroe Islands Forests – not exactly what one associates with the Faroe Islands – rather the contrary. The North Atlantic archipelago … Continue reading

Posted in History Behind A Stamp, New Stamps, News, Themes, World | Tagged , , | Leave a comment