New Souvenir Sheet: 150th Anniversary of Hovhannes Toumanian
On February 18th, 2019, a souvenir sheet with one stamp dedicated to the theme “Prominent Armenians. 150th anniversary of Hovhannes Toumanian” has been cancelled and put into circulation by “HayPost” CJSC in the premises of Hovhannes Toumanian museum.
The souvenir sheet with nominal value of 1100 AMD is printed in “Lowe Martin Group” printing house in Canada with the print-run of 20 000 pcs. The author of the souvenir sheet’s design is the chief designer of “HayPost” CJSC Vahagn Mkrtchyan.
The postage stamp of the souvenir sheet depicts the famous Armenian writer, poet, national and public figure Hovhannes Toumanian against the background of his books and handwriting. The postage stamp also depicts the logo of UNESCO as the 150th anniversary of Hovhannes Toumanian is included in the 2018-2019 UNESCO calendar of renowned people and important events.
The souvenir sheet was cancelled by the Minister of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies of the Republic of Armenia Hakob Arshakyan, the Minister of Education and Science Arayik Harutyunyan, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affaires of the Republic of Armenia Artak Apitonyan, the Chairman of the Board of “HayPost” CJSC Juan Pablo Gechidjian, the President of the Union of Philatelists of the RA Hovik Musayelyan.
Date of issue: February 18, 2019
Designer: Vahagn Mkrtchyan
Printing house: Lowe Martin Group, Canada
Stamp size: 40,0 x 40,0 mm
S/sheet size: 60,0 x 60,0 mm
Print run: 20 000 pcs