Jul 6, 2018

Latvia FDC on "100th Anniversary of Latvia Republic"

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Sobrescrito de 1.º Dia


100th Anniversary of Latvia Republic

Date of Issue : 29 June 2018

The three new postage stamps depict fundamental facts of the Song and Dance Celebration movement, events and personalities.

The stamp with a face value of € 0.54 is dedicated to the Song celebration. The centre of the stamp depicts the legendary choir conductor Haralds Mednis, bet the background includes several other prominent Latvian choirmasters and Song Celebration chief directors.

The tradition of Dance Celebration is featured on the stamp with the face value of € 0.57. The stamp depicts two dancers in traditional national costumes of Barta (Bārta) parish.

The third stamp with the face value of € 1.42 renders the image of Ligo banner of the Song Celebration, which was created along with the first Latvian Song Celebration in 1873.

The FDC was autographed by artist Elita Viliama, author of the stamps of the entire series Republic of Latvia – 100.

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