Newsletter # 24 (68) July 4, 2016
On July 8, 2016 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue 2 postage stamps of the series Circus.
Artist: Nikolai Ryzhi. Design: Tatyana Kuznetsova. Printing: offset. Colour: multicoloured. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: comb 13: 131/4. Size of the stamps: 52x29,6 mm. Sheet composition: 8 (2x4) stamps in joint sheet of 4 sets. Size of the sheet: 127x142 mm. Print quantity: 48.000 stamps each.
The stamps were printed at the Republican Unitary Enterprise Bobruisk Integrated Printing House named after A. T.  Nepogodin.
Face value A is equal to the tariff of a letter up to 20 gram within Belarus.
Face value H is equal to the surface tariff of a letter up to 20 gram abroad.
No. 1141
Gomel State Circus
Elements of protection
No. 1142
Belarusian State Circus
Elements of protection
Currently there are two circuses operating in Belarus: the Belarusian State Circus in Minsk and the Gomel State Circus.

The Belarusian State Circus is the only circus in the world that is located on the central avenue of the country capital.
The Belarusian State Circus creates its own performances with the national group BelStars touring around the world. The circus organizes tours of international circus groups in Minsk. The artists of the Belarusian State Circus received awards at a number of prestigious international contests and festivals.

The Gomel State Circus is also located in the city center and is one of the recognizable symbols of Gomel.
The circus season lasts from September to May during which the repertoire has five or six programs formed mainly by performances of guest artists and ensembles.
The projects were prepared in cooperation with the Gomel State Circus Entertainment and Culture Complex and the State Entertainment Institution Belarusian State Circus.
Colour of the postmark — blue.
Special postmarks and FDCs
painted by N.Ryzhi.
Special cancellations on FDCs will be carried out at the post office No.1 of Minsk (shop Philately, 16 Moskovskaya street) and at the post office No.48 of Gomel on the stamps issuing day.

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