Category Archives: Stamps

17.09.2021 – St. Michael’s Church in Keila

St. Michael’s Church in Keila is the largest parish church in Harju County. The first stone church was built here, at the crossroads of ancient trade routes, already at the end of the thirteenth century. In the second half of the fifteenth century, the nave that we can see today was completed. The outstanding church… Read More »

10.09.2021 – Estonian fauna – the short-tailed weasel

This stamp depicts the small carnivorous short-tailed weasel (Mustela erminea), known for its hidden lifestyle. It belongs to the Mustelidae family and the Mustela genus. Its long slender body and short legs allow it to access the burrows of rodents. As an apex predator, rodents make up its main food. Therefore, it used to be… Read More »

30.08.2021 – Estonian Football Association 100

The Estonian Football Association was founded on 14 December 1921.The Estonian Football Association was founded by nine representatives (Bernhard Abrams, Karl Akel, William Fiskar, Julius Reinans, Oskar Raudsep, Otto Silber, Heinrich Roost, Verner Eklöf, and Vladimir Tell) of three clubs (Estonian Sports Association Tallinna Kalev, Tallinn Football Club, and Gymnastics Society Tallinn Sport). The first… Read More »

12.08.2021 – Great Estonian Things – the village swing

The postage stamp created within the framework of the stamp competition Great Estonian Things organised by Omniva depicts a village swing. During the competition, hundreds of Estonians provided their input on great Estonian things that deserve a spot on a stamp. The motif of the village swing was selected from the submitted proposals by holding… Read More »

12.07.2021 – European Athletics U23 and U20 Championships

European athletics summer of 2021 peaks in Tallinn. As a historical event, both the U23 and U20 European Athletics Championships are held at the Kadrioru stadium over two consecutive weeks.The U23 championships held on 8-11 July and the U20 championships held a week later on 15-18 July will welcome more than 2000 athletes from over… Read More »

16.06.2021 – VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples

The Finno-Ugric peoples have always strived for cooperation, and awareness of common linguistic and cultural roots has become a part of our national identity. The First World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples, held in 1992 in Sõktõvkar, the capital of the Komi Republic, exhibited these exact ways of thinking. The congress that is held in every… Read More »

26.05.2021 – Summer Olympics in Tokyo

The XXXII summer Olympic Games will take place from 23 July to 8 August in the capital of Japan, Tokyo. They were originally scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020, but for the first time in the history of Olympic Games, the sports event was postponed by a year due to… Read More »

20.05.2021 – Common poppy – a postage stamp with a seed

The common poppy (Papaver rhoeas) is an annual flowering plant that blooms from May to August. The plant is 16-90 cm tall, with large flowers with a diameter of 7-8 cm and has four petals. Unlike our other Papavers, it prefers habitats that are rich in lime.The common poppy’s bright red flower stands out. However,… Read More »

06.05.2021 – EUROPA. Endangered National Wildlife

The Eurasian hoopoe (Upupa epops) is a bright and colourful bird about the size of a pigeon. It has a feather tuft on the top of its head which stands up when excited. The elegant bird may often be seen walking on the ground or sometimes even running short distances. It is also capable of… Read More »