Friday, June 22, 2007

Saint Petersburg-2007

The Russia-InfoCenter in Moscow reports The World Stamp Exhibition “Saint Petersburg-2007” marks the 150th anniversary since the issue of the first Russian postage stamp.

The exposition's focus is on the history of philately, and different types of philately, such as air-philately, astral philately, etc., as well as a wide range of philatelic topics, including nature, culture, and science and technology.

Among the exhibits there are 13 champion collections,which have been awarded three times with gold medals at other World Exhibitions. They will be competing for the major awards of the St. Petersburg Exhibition, in particular, for the National Grand Prix and the International Grand Prix.

The exhibition runs through June 25.

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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM