NEW YORK CITY (ArmRadio)—On May 29, Haypost canceled their stamped souvenir sheet dedicated to the “Sport. 31st Summer Olympic Games “Rio-2016” for the World Stamp Show in New York.
The souvenir sheet depicts the panoramic view of Rio de Janeiro. The stamp of the sheet depicts the famous Copacabana beach of Rio de Janeiro, with the images of some of the sports which Armenia will present during 31st Summer Olympic Games.
The official cancellation 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.
The World Stamp Show is a major once-a-decade eight-day international philatelic exhibition which will take place May 28 through June 4 in New York City.
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 participated 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.