St. Blasius – 1700 Years from the Martyr’s Death
Commemorative postage stamp to the honour of saint's death
Zagreb, 1 February 2016– On 3 February Croatian Post will put into circulation commemorative postage stamp on the occasion of 1700 years from the martyr's death of St. Blasius. The stamp has been printed in the quantity of 100 000 and with nominal value of 3.10 HRK per stamp. The author of the commemorative stamp is Orsat Franković, designer from Zagreb.
Commercial postage stamp of Croatian Post
Zagreb, 29 January 2016 – On 2 February 2016 Croatian Post will put into circulation a commercial postage stamp Mercedes-Benz. The printing quantity is 110,000 stamps of nominal value of 4.60 HRK. The motif of the Mercedes-Benz stamp is the promotional logo She's Mercedes.
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.
CROATIAN VISUAL ART
Commemorative postage stamp series
Zagreb, 25 November 2015 – On 1 December 2015 Croatia Post will put into circulation new commemorative postage stamps from the series Croatian Visual Art. Motifs of stamps are Metal Sculpture XX by Dušan Džamonja from 1961, Dunja I by Kosta Angeli Radovani from 1957 and The Bull by Vojin Bakić from 1956. The authors of commemorative postage stamps are Ivana Vučić and Tomislav-Jurica Kaćunić, designers from Zagreb. The authors of photographs which served as the basis for designers' stamp templates are Fedor Džamonja (Metal Sculpture XX), Goran Vranić (Dunja I) and Tošo Dabac (The Bull) - the last photograph originates from the Archive Tošo Dabac, of the Museum of Contemporary Art, whose owner is the City of Zagreb.
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.