Industrial mining of oil shale began on 15 June 1916 on the Estonian territory. Two years later the Republic of Estonia took its mining under its administration. As a result oil shale mining has been of state importance for already a whole century. The long history points out that oil shale industry has been in… Read More »
The XXXI summer Olympic Games will take place from August 5 to August 21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This will be the first time for a city of the South American continent to receive the summer Olympic Games. There will be 10,500 sportsmen from 206 countries taking part in the games and 306 sets… Read More »
World Stamp Show NY2016 28.05-04.06.2016 Javits Center, New York http://www.ny2016.org/ 3 Exhibit from Estonia: Kaido Andres The Philatelic Footprint of the University of Tartu In 1632-2012 Mati Senkel Field Post of Estonian Army 1918-1920 Hubert Jakobs, Andro Valm, Peeter Pärn, Aivar Kuuskvere, Kaido Andres Catalogue of Estonian Stamp Errors and Varieties 1991-2014 About this exhibition… Read More »
A series of definitive stamps in the uniform Post Horn design began on 10 January 2008. On 10 February 2016 began the new Post Horn series. The stamps brought out now are an addition to the same post horn series. Estonian Post 629-19.05.16, 630-19.05.16 and 631-19.05.16 About this stamps in philately foorum.
This year the subject of the EUROPA postage stamps is “think green”. Of the two stamps one has been designed by the issuing country while the other stamp is similar for all the countries whereas the stamps form a joint whole between them. On the first stamp the artist shows that work made man from… Read More »
Ants Laikmaa (1866 -1942) was one of the most colourful persons of the Estonian art history, known as portrait painter, landscape painter whose favourite technique was pastel. Until the Estonianization in 1935 his name was Hans Laipman. After studies in St. Petersburg and Düsseldorf the artist opened a studio school under his own name in… Read More »