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New Stamps from Norway

100 Years Serving the Deaf and Hard of Hearing After studying in Denmark, teacher Jacobine Rye founded in 1917 an association for the deaf in Christiania. Tunghørtes Vel, later Norges Hørselvern, is today known as Hørselshemmedes Landsforbund (the National Federation … Continue reading

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New Postmark on Polar Bear from Norway

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie This postmark will be released on 7th  October 2017  in TROMSO , Norway. The pictorial postmark featuring a Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus)

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New Stamps from Norway

UCI Road World Championships 2017 The Bergen region is hosting the UCI Road World Championships September 16-24.Several municipalities are sharing the event, and Bergen and Hordaland are set to show that they are prepared and ready for one of the … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Norway

Bicentenary of National Archives The National Archives is celebrating 200 years of gathering national treasures that show us how life in Norway has been. In addition to the Central Office in Oslo, the National Archives also includes eight regional state … Continue reading

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Norway:Tråante 2017 Stamp Issue

With the Southern Sami name for Trondheim, on February 6 the Sami people celebrate 100 years since the Sami held their first national congress in Tråante – Trondheim. The congress was an important event in Sami history. It gathered the … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Norway

Bicentenary of Central Bank of Norway After Denmark denied Norway its own monetary system, Norwegian Parliament passed a bill to establish Norway’s own central bank. On 14 June 1816, Norges Bank was founded, and two hundred years later it has … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Norway

150th Anniversary of Norwegian Meteorological Institute In the 1850s, the number of shipwrecks at sea increased among both warships and commercial ships. After the end of the Crimean War in 1856, demand grew for a weather forecasting service. The Norwegian … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Norway

Joint Nordic Issue: Nordic Cuisine The success of New Nordic Cuisine is due to a joint manifesto for The New Nordic Kitchen. This manifesto states that food should express the purity, freshness and simplicity associated with its region of origin. … Continue reading

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Norway Issued Stamps on World Biathlon Championships, Oslo

The Biathlon World Championship will be held 3–13 March at Holmenkollen in Oslo. This year the championship is expected to host around 400 participants from almost 50 countries. The biathlon has grown in popularity in many countries since the first … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Norway

Youth Olympic Games 2016 The 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 … Continue reading

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