"Stories & Myths"
Saturday, October 16
"Stories & Myths"
Sunday, October 10
The 2021 Best Europa stamp has been announced by PostEurop in this press release.
As written earlier on this blog, PostEurop changed the rules for this contest. 3 voting panels (public, jury and operators) are selecting the best Europa stamp. The results of these three panels are compiled and gives an overall winner.
Poland wins the overall contest in a deserved way by finishing in the top 3 of the three voting panels :
Public voting :
Jury voting :
Postal operators voting :
Consolidated result of all three panels - top 10 :
Wednesday, September 29
New rules from this year for electing the Best Europa stamp ! Coming into force in 2021 !
A single winner will be chosen resulting from a combination of 3 different voting panels, each having the same weight !
1. General public votes on digital images of the stamps via a dedicated PostEurop website, 9 May - 9 September
2. Postal operators votes on digital images of the stamps via a dedicated PostEurop intern website. Each company votes for 3 preferred stamps, except its own stamp.
3. Jury voting on physical stamps. Each jury member votes for his/her 3 preferred stamps.
The 10 best placed stamps in each of the 3 voting panels are allocated the following number of points (Eurovision Song Contest system) :
1st = 12 points ; 2nd = 10 points ; 3rd = 8 points ; 4th = 7 points ; 5th = 6 points ; 6th = 5 points ; 7th = 4th points ; 8th = 3 points ; 9th = 2 points and 10th = 1 point.
The points from the 3 voting panels are added up to obtain the overall winner and the two runners-up.
Note : only the country having send his digital and physical stamp to PostEurop can win the contest !
The Best Europa stamp 2021 will be announced during PostEurop's plenary assembly on the 6th of October 2021.
"Endangered national wildlife"
Friday, August 27
17.02.2021 Jersey - 1 stamp (0.70 GBP) out of a set of 6 stamps
25.03.2021 Åland - 1 stamp (4.- €)
26.04.2021 Faroe Is. - 1 souvenir-sheet (27.- DKK)
28.05.2021 Malta - 1 stamp (0.50 €) out of a set of 4 stamps
07.06.2021 Liechtenstein - 1 stamp (1.50 CHF)
08.06.2021 Greenland - 1 stamp (19.- DKK)
19.07.2021 Monaco - 1 stamp (1.50 €)
01.09.2021 Guernsey - 1 stamp (1.- GBP) out of a set of 6 stamps
08.09.2021 Gibraltar - 1 stamp (1.- GBP) out of a set of 5 stamps
14.09.2021 Luxembourg - 1 stamp (1.05 €)
no issue Isle of Man
no issue Vatican