Author Archives: Elmo

17.11.2021 – My Stamp Vormsi

My Stamp is a postage stamp that you can design yourself and that everyone has the possibility to order from the website pood.omniva.ee/minudisain. In the design of 15,000 postage stamps the motive of the Estonian fourth largest island Vormsi has been used, and the rest of the printing will be personalised according to orders. There… Read More »

17.11.2021 – Art – the treasures of the Art Museum of Estonia

The Art Museum of Estonia was established in 1919 as an institution tasked with collecting cultural history, ethnographic, archaeological, as well as scientific materials and making them available to the public and researchers. This wide mission has also been captured in several of the pieces which were added to the collections of the museum in… Read More »

10.11.2021 – Estonian-Brazilian joint issue

Brazil, already independent nation for almost 100 years at that time, recognized the independence of the Republic of Estonia on December 5, 1921. This year, 2021, is therefore one hundred years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Estonia and Federative Republic of Brazil. Over the years, our relationship has grown closer,… Read More »

19.10.2021 – Estonian national animal – the wolf

In 2018, the resilient and clever wolf was declared the national animal of Estonia. They feel right at home in our forests and on our bog islands. As a brave animal that protects its family and territory and values privacy, the wolf is the perfect national animal to symbolise Estonia and Estonians. Wolves are also… Read More »

19.10.2021 – Estonian Federation of the Blind 100

The Estonian Federation of the Blind is an umbrella organisation of associations of visually impaired people and associations and foundations dealing with these people, which represents visually impaired people at the national and international level. The main task of the federation is to be an advocacy organisation that ensures that visually impaired people have the… Read More »

15.10.2021 – Christmas 2021

Winter is the time for nature to sleep, but when we listen closely and pay attention, we can see that some animals do not hibernate in winter and not all birds fly south. This year, our Christmas stamps are inspired by nature during winter and the animals and birds who are not bothered by the… Read More »

20.09.2021 – 100th Anniversary of Estonian Civil Aviation

Aeronaut, the first Estonian airline, was founded on 22 March 1921. The first plane of the company was a rented Sablatnig P.III, which operated postal flights to Finland. In August of the following year, the first of six Sablatnig P.III aircraft built under licence by Dvigatel was completed; the rest were completed next month. In… Read More »

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 »