Joint issue of Belarus and Azerbaijan. Folk Dances

Newsletter # 15 (514) April 18, 2013
On April 24, 2013 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue the souvenir sheet Joint issue of Belarus and Azerbaijan. Folk dances.
Designers: stamp No.953 — Tamara Stasevich; stamp No.954 — Khasay Mirzoyev. Printing: offset. Colour: multicoloured. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: frame 131/2. There are 2 stamps in the souvenir sheet. Size of the stamps in the souvenir sheet: 37x52 mm. Size of the souvenir sheet: 117x84 mm. Print quantity: 15.000 souvenir sheets.
The souvenir sheet was printed at the Republican Unitary Enterprise Bobruisk Integrated Printing House named after A. T. Nepogodin.
No. 953
5 000 BYR
Souvenir sheet No. 92

No. 954
5 000 BYR

Elements of protection
Kryzhachok is a Belarusian folk dance. It is performed by any number of pairs at a rapid pace. The complicated pattern of the dance resembles a geometric ornament. The name of the dance comes from the Belarusian word kryzh (cross). The dancing couples form an imaginary cross by their construction, by their hands etc.
Terekeme is an ancient Azerbaijan folk dance. Despite the sad minor tune it is often performed at celebrations and weddings.
Colour of the postmark — black.
Special postmark and FDC designed by T.Stasevich.

# 14 (513) 16.04.2013 | Postage stamps of 2013 # 16 (515) 23.04.2013

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