Code 631: World Poetry Day

The World Poetry Day is celebrated on the 21st of March and was established by UNESCO in 1999. The purpose of this day is to promote the intercultural dialogue, the language diversity, communication and peace. The author of the artwork Milton Glaser is one of the most important contemporary illustrators and designers. In the three stamps one can recognize his unmistakable style and a graphic touch. Issue date: 10th March 2016 Values: 3 values of € 0.95 – 1.20 – 2.20 in sheets of 20 stamps Print run: 40,000 sets Printing: 4 colour offset, a Pantone and yellow fluorescent invisible ink by Cartor Security Printing Perforation: 13 x 13 Stamp size: 35 x 35 mm Designer: Milton Glaser