XXI Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver

Newsletter # 01 (368) January 11, 2010
On January 25, 2010 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue a souvenir sheet “XXI Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver”.
Designer: Maria Plakhotnyuk & Ivan Lukin. Printing: offset. Colour: multicoloured. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: comb 131/2: 133/4. There is 1 stamp and 5 coupons in the souvenir sheet. Size of the stamp: 37x26 mm. Size of the souvenir sheet: 132x71 mm. Print quantity: 20.000 souvenir sheets.
There are elements of protection on the stamp.
Historical reference: The 2010 Winter Olympics will be held on February 12-28, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. Belarus sportsmen will participate in the following events: ice hockey, biathlon, freestyle skiing, cross country skiing, Alpine skiing, Nordic combined, speed skating.
Souvenir sheet No. 72
No. 811
XXI Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver
3000 BYR
A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the Main Post Office of Minsk on the souvenir sheet issuing day.
Colour of the postmark — black.
Special postmark designed by M. Plakhotnyuk & I. Lukin.
FDC designed by M. Plakhotnyuk.

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