International Children’s Day

In stock: 270 Items
Reference:
4740352114562
Issue Date: 01.06.2010
Designer: Helina Madar / Lembit Lõhmus
Number: 456-01.06.10
Stamp zone: Other stamps
Stamp type: Classical
0.35 €
Description

The International Children's Day is marked in many world countries, including Estonia, every year on the 1st of June. The tradition goes back to 1925 when the Chinese consul in San Francisco in the United States invited orphaned Chinese children to mark the traditional Dragon Festival. Like then the main aim of the International Children's Day is to bring happiness and pay special attention to the smallest among us. Everyday worries are forgotten on that day and jolly plans are made with family and friends to visit the zoo or the fun fair, to feast on icecream and lemonade or invent quite a new tradition to mark that day in the family. On the International Children's Day all adults focus their attention on children and there are many concerts, plays or open-air events for the whole family to choose from. This year’s International Children’s Day postage stamp features a design by a 6-year-old girl, Helina Madar, who won the Children and Nature drawing competition organised by Eesti Post in 2009. 

Product Details
4740352114562

Data sheet

Quantity issued
1000000
Perforation
11¼ x 11¼
Printer
AS Vaba Maa
Print
offset
Sheets
2 x 5
Size
32.0 x 26.5 mm
Primary theme
culture
Year
2010

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