Azerbaijan issues stamps dedicated to European Games Baku-2015
Baku, Azerbaijan, Apr. 27
By Huseyn Valiyev - Trend:
Azermarka company of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Communications and High Technologies has issued a series of stamps dedicated to the first European Games Baku-2015, the website of the ministry reported April 27.
The series consists of five souvenir blocks of four stamps each. Baku-2015 logo and images of different kinds of sports have been depicted at the stamps. The stamp nominal value is 0.2 manat.
Baku 2015 is the first-ever European Games, an exciting and innovative multi-sport event for the continent, which will take place on June 12-28, 2015.
There will be a total of 20 sports at Baku 2015: 16 Olympic sports and four non-Olympic sports. More than 6,000 athletes from across Europe will be representing their nations over 17 days of competition. Baku was awarded the games by the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in December 2012.
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