Theatres of Belarus. Belarusian State Puppet Theatre

Newsletter # 27 (526) July 4, 2013
On July 10, 2013 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue the stamp Belarusian State Puppet Theatre. "Fairy gifts" from the series Theatres of Belarus.
A series continuation. Beginning No. 958. Designer: Yelena Medved. Printing: offset. Colour: full colour. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: comb 14: 141/4. Size of the stamp: 40x28 mm. Sheet composition: 6 (3x2) stamps. Size of the sheet: 164,5x100 mm. Print quantity: 60.000 stamps.
The stamp was printed at the Republican Unitary Enterprise Bobruisk Integrated Printing House named after A. T.  Nepogodin.
Letter M is equal to the air-mail tariff of a postcard abroad.
The Belarusian State Puppet Theatre was founded in 1938 as the State Puppet Theatre of BSSR. The theatre was opened in Gomel with the play "Wave of the wand" by L.Tarakhovskaya. In spring 1939 the company for the first time staged the fairy tale of V.Volskiy "Grandfather and the crane" ("Fairy gifts"). In 1950 the theater moved to Minsk. In 2000 the theatre received its present name. In 2008 it was awarded the title "The honoured company of the Republic of Belarus."
On July 15, 2013 the Belarusian State Puppet Theatre will celebrate 75 years.
No. 968
Belarusian State Puppet Theatre. "Fairy gifts"
Elements of protection

Colour of the postmark — black.
Special postmark and FDC designed by Ye. Medved.
A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the Main Post Office of Minsk on the stamp issuing day.

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