FDC from Slovakia. The International Year of Chemistry 2011 (IYC 2011) is a worldwide celebration of the achievements of chemistry and its contributions to the well-being of humankind. Under the unifying theme “Chemistry—our life, our future,” IYC 2011 will offer a range of interactive, entertaining, and educational activities for all ages. The Year of Chemistry is intended to reach across the globe, with opportunities for public participation at the local, regional, and national level. Thank you, Milos.
Cover from Myanamr. The stamp was to celebrate the 63th Myanmar indenpence day. According to the official money exchange rate in Myanmar, this stamp cost 15 US dollars, really very high denomination. Thank you, Aung Ko.
Two covers from Germany with complete set of welfare stamps of 2011. Above one were sent in the first issue day and below one was posted on 10.Jan.2011. This set of stamp depicts a very famous cartoon film in Germany. Thank you, Martin.
Cover form Philippines. For Filipinos, Christmas Eve ("Bisperas ng Pasko") on December 24 is celebrated with the Midnight Mass, and immediately after, the much-anticipated Noche Buena – the traditional Christmas Eve feast. Family members dine together at around midnight on traditional fare. Some families would also open presents at this time. Thank you, Anette.