Presents for Philatelic Customers!
Christmas promotion of philatelic products
Zagreb, 26 November 2015. From today until 15 January 2016 Croatian Post will be offering philatelic products as presents to its customers. Buyers will receive a gift in proportion to their acquisition of following philatelic products: collections of postage stamps, commemorative albums, FDCs and Maximum Cards.
Evotv Winter – The Winter you Would Like to Last Longer
Irresistible offer and new top programmes
Zagreb, 23 November 2015 – Getting ready for winter? Preparing warmer clothes, shoes and your car also has to be ready for coming winter. Also evotv is ready for colder days with its enriched offer – so that this winter amusement will be ready for you when you arrive home. Rich offer of programmes is not the only surprise from evotv this winter.
Commemorative Postage Stamp - Christmas 2015
Christmas Stamp – Tradition in Croatian Post
Zagreb, 16 November 2015 – On 25 November 2015 Croatian Post will put into circulation its traditional Christmas stamp. The motif of the stamp is the depiction of the Birth Jesu from the stained glass window in the sanctuary of the Zagreb Cathedral. It was made upon order of the Cardinal Juraj Haulik between 1843 and 1845 in Munich at the Institution for Glass Painting of King Ludwick I of Bavaria. The commemorative Christmas stamp is a design by Petar Strmečki, photographer and designer from Zagreb. The stamp has been issued in a 20-stamp sheet and in booklet of 10 self-adhesive stamps and there is also a commemorative First Day Cover (FDC) issued by Croatian Post.
180 postmen deliver on electric bicycles (instead of mopeds)
Improvement of energy efficiency by introducing e-bikes into postal service
Zagreb, 9 October 2015 – Croatian Post marked the World Post Day* and the Croatian Post Day ** by internal handover of awards to its best employees and the presentation of new vehicles from its vehicle fleet. From now on 180 postmen will deliver mail on e-bikes.
An artwork by the elementary school student Ema Harčević as the motif of commemorative postage stamp
Zagreb, 31 August 2015 – Under the slogan “Create beautiful stamp and win a wonderful prize” already for the ninth time in sequence a contest was organised for the selection of the most beautiful postage stamp created by students from elementary schools in Croatia. The theme of the contest, i.e. the given artistic motif was traffic safety. As template for this year’s stamp which Croatian Post will put into circulation on 7 September 2015 an artwork by Ema Harčević, a fourth grade student of the Elementary School Braća Ribar from Sisak, was chosen.
EuroBasket 2015 in Zagreb
Zagreb, 28 August 2015 – A commemorative postage stamp with the motif - a detail of the basketball ball – is an encouragement and support to our players and their fans to create - as good host - a pleasant, competitive atmosphere at EuroBasket 2015, which this year takes place in Zagreb. Exactly from 5 – 10 September 2015 Zagreb will along with France, Germany and Latvia be the host to Group C in which Croatia will play against Greece, Slovenia, Macedonia, Georgia and Netherlands. The author of the stamp is Dean Roksandić, designer from Zagreb and the nominal value is 5.00 HRK. The stamp has been issued in a 9-stamp sheetlet with one label.
Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day and the Day of Croatian Defenders
Commemorative postage stamp issued to the honour of all who actively defended our homeland
By issuing a commemorative postage stamp Croatian Post will mark the 20th anniversary of the military and police operations Bljesak ( Lightning) and Oluja (Thunderstorm) to the honour of all those who actively took part in the defence of our homeland. The stamp will be in circulation from 3 August 2015 and the motif is initial verses of the Ode to Liberty from the pastoral play Dubravka by Ivan Gundulić. Dean Roksandić, designer from Zagreb, is the author of the commemorative postage stamp printed in the quantity of 300, 000. The nominal value of the stamp is 3.10 HRK and it has been issued in 25-stamp sheets with five labels. The labels depict the symbols of Croatian Land Forces, Croatian Air Forces and Air Defence, Croatian Navy and the emblems of police and Special Police of the Republic of Croatia. First Day Cancellation will be in use on 3 and 4 August at the Post Office 10101 Zagreb, Jurišićeva 13. Croatian Post has also issued a Commemorative First Day Cover (FDC) while the stamps can be bought also in the web shop of Croatian Post at www.epostshop.hr.
Commemorative Souvenir Sheet – 300 Years of the Alka of Sinj
Croatian Intangible Cultural Heritage
Croatian Post will put into circulation together with the series Croatian Intangible Cultural Heritage also a commemorative souvenir sheet on the occasion of the 300 years of the Alka of Sinj. The souvenir sheet will be put into circulation on 27 July 2015 and the nominal value of the stamp is 11 HRK. The souvenir sheet consists of one stamp and is printed in the quantity of 30 sheets. The author of the stamp is Orsat Franković, designer from Zagreb and the author of the photograph is Mario Romulić. The motif of the stamp is the alka incorporated into the number 300 and there is also a commemorative First Day Cover (FDC) issued by Croatian Post. The First Day Cancellation will be in use on 27 and 28 July 2015 at the Post Office 10101 Zagreb, Jurišićeva 13. All stamp issues can be bought also in the web shop of Croatian Post at www.epostshop.hr.
Stamp series dedicated to Croatian intangible cultural heritage
On 27 July 2015 Croatian Post will put into circulation the series Croatian Intangible Cultural Heritage. The motives of the series are: the Alka of Sinj, Bell Ringers from Kastav, Bećarac (traditional singing and playing from Slavonia, Baranja and Srijem) and Klape (a cappella choir singing). All these motifs are listed on the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The author of the stamps is Orsat Franković, designer from Zagreb. Mario Romulić is the author of photographs of bećarac and of bell ringers, Ivo Pervan is the author of the photograph of the Alka of Sinj and a photograph of klape ( a cappella choir singing) originates from the archives of the Aklapela festival. Stamps have been issued in 8-stamp sheetlets and in a common sheetlet of four stamps and five labels. The nominal value of stamps is 3.10 HRK, they were printed in the quantity of 100 000 stamps per motif and in 15 000 sheetlets. Croatian Post has also issued a commemorative First Day Cover (FDC) while the First Day Cancellation will be in use on 27 and 28 July at the Post Office 10101 Zagreb, Jurišićeva 13. All stamp issues can be bought also in the web shop of Croatian Post at www.epostshop.hr.
Stamp series “Croatian Undersea World” teaches us about small animals living in sea depths
Life hidden in sea depths on postage stamps
On 15 June 2015 Croatian Post will put into circulation four definitive postage stamps from the series “Croatian Undersea World”, each of the nominal value of 5.80 HRK. The author of the stamps is Alenka Lalić, designer from Zagreb, while the author of photographs on definitive stamps is Dalibor Andres, photographer from Sisak. Stamps from the series “Croatian Undersea World” are printed in the quantity of 750 000 per motif. Nominal values of stamps correspond to postage for postcard in international traffic (plus airmail). Stamps will be issued in a self-adhesive common sheetlet of four definitive stamps with the mark “Priority/Airmail” incorporated in the stamp. Croatian Post will also issue a First Day Cover (FDC). Motifs on stamps are long-snouted seahorse, violescent sea-whip, cylinder anemone and Neptun's lace. First Day Cancellation will be in use at the Post Office 10101 Zagreb on 15 and 16 June 2015 and the stamps can be bought in the web shop of Croatian Post at www.epostshop.hr.