100th birth anniversary of Arkadi Kuleshov, national poet of Belarus

Newsletter # 03 (556) January 20, 2014
On February 6, 2014 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue the stamp 100th birth anniversary of Arkadi Kuleshov, national poet of Belarus.
A series continuation. Beginning No.936. Designer: Nikolai Ryzhi. Printing: offset. Colour: full colour. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: comb 133/4: 131/2. Size of the stamp: 26x37mm. Sheet composition: 6 (3x2) stamps. Size of the sheet: 106x100 mm. Print quantity: 60.000 stamps.
Face value A is equal to the tariff of a letter up to 20 gram within Belarus.
The stamp was printed at the Republican Unitary Enterprise Bobruisk Integrated Printing House named after A. T.  Nepogodin.
Historical reference: Arkadi Kuleshov (born 6.02.1914 in the village of Samotevichi, Kostyukovichi district, Mogilev region — died 4.02.1978) was a Belarusian poet and translator. In 1968 he got the title of the national poet of Belarus. He was also the honored worker of culture of Ukraine (1973). His first collections of verses and poems were named The flourishing land (1930) and After the song, after the sun! (1932). Arkadi Kuleshov was the author of the following poems: Adventures of the dulcimer (1944), Tsunami (1968), Hamutius (1975) and others. He was awarded the USSR State Prize for his poems The brigade flag (1943) in 1946 and A new direction (1948) in 1949.
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100th birth anniversary of Arkadi Kuleshov, national poet of Belarus
Elements of protection

Colour of the postmark — black.
Special postmark and FDC designed by N. Ryzhi.
A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out on the stamp issuing day at the post office No.3 of Kostyukovichi, Mogilev region.

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