Postage stamp dedicated to European Games 2015 released in US
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 9
By Aygun Badalova - Trend:
Azerbaijani News and Informational website based in U.S. introduced the first US postage stamps dedicated to the First European Games in Baku.
The stamp was designed by 7 year old Azerbaijani American Mikail Aliyev from Farmington, CT and submitted by AzeriAmerica on June 5, 2015.
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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