On May 29th the stamped souvenir sheet dedicated to “Armenia at the World Stamp Show “New York 2016″” was officially cancelled and put into circulation. The official cancellation ceremony took place In New York in the framework of the biggest international philatelic exhibition “NY 2016”.
The stamp of the souvenir sheet depicts one of the skyscrapers of New York illuminated by the colors of the Armenian flag. The stamp has s shape of an apple, symbolizing the New York city, which is commonly known as “The Big Apple”.
The official cancellation ceremony was carried out by Armenia’s permanent representative to the United Nations Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and the Managing Director of “HayPost Trust Management” Juan Pablo Gechidjian.
HayPost is taking part in the biggest international philatelic exhibition: World Stamp Show – NY 2016
World Stamp Show -NY 2016 is a major once-a-decade eight day international philatelic exhibition which will take place May 28 through June 4 in New York, USA.
More than 120 philatelic associations and organizations and over 50 national postal operators from all over the world are taking part in the event. HayPost participates at such a major exhibition for the first time and presents Armenian philately in a strategically situated boot, thus bringing recognition to Armenia and Armenian philately. At the event Armenian stamp issuances from 2013 -2016 are presented.