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Malta: New Festa Series Stamps

Commemorated annually on the 15th of August, the Feast of The Assumption of Our Lady celebrates the ascension of the Immaculate Mother of God, the Virgin Mary. This feast is celebrated in ten different parishes around Malta and Gozo. This … Continue reading

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Malta Issued Stamps on Balcony Corbels

The ‘Balcony Corbels’ series, designed by artist Cedric Galea Pirotta this year includes a set of three stamps featuring Maltese balcony corbels.While walking around Malta, one notes the typical style of the balconies, especially in the historical centres of the … Continue reading

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Malta Issued Stamps on Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Every 6 months the Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) rotates among the EU member states. Member states holding the Presidency work in’trios’. This system was introduced in 2009 as part of the Lisbon Treaty. The ‘trio’ … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Malta

50 Years Diplomatic Relations Malta – SMOM Issue Date: 15.09.2016 Maritime : Series IV This issue consists of a miniature sheet bearing one stamp portraying a lithograph of a drawing by Charles von Brocktorff, circa 1838. It shows the entry of the … Continue reading

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Malta Issued Stamp on Former Prime Minister Dom Mintoff

Malta issued a stamp on  6 August 2016 to mark the 100th Birth   Anniversary  of former Maltese Prime Minister Dom Mintoff . Born in Cospicua on 6 August 1916 Dominic Mintoff was known for his extensive and distinguished political career in Malta which included a number … Continue reading

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Malta Issued Stamps on Endangered Species

Malta has issued a set of  four stamps on “Endangered Species” on 15th April 2016. This issue is intended to mark initiatives by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), which, since 1961 has sought to conserve wildlife by engaging science and … Continue reading

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Malta Issued Stamp on 450th Anniversary of Foundation of Valletta

Conscious of the dangers to which the Order had been exposed during the Great Siege of 1565, Grand Master Jean Parisot de la Valette ordered that a new fortified city be built on a hill called Sheb-ir-ras. On March 28th … Continue reading

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