A souvenir sheet with one stamp dedicated to “Prominent Armenians. 150th anniversary of Hovhannes Tumanyan” was cancelled and put into circulation today by “HayPost” CJSC in the premises of Hovhannes Toumanian museum.
The souvenir sheet with nominal value of 1100 AMD is printed in “Lowe Martin Group” printing house in Canada with the print-run of 20 000 pcs. The author of the souvenir sheet’s design is the chief designer of “HayPost” CJSC Vahagn Mkrtchyan.
The postage stamp of the souvenir sheet depicts the famous Armenian writer, poet, national and public figure Hovhannes Tumanyan against the background of his books and handwriting.
The postage stamp also depicts the logo of UNESCO as the 150th anniversary of Hovhannes Toumanian is included in the 2018-2019 UNESCO calendar of renowned people and important events.
The souvenir sheet was cancelled the Minister of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies Hakob Arshakyan, Minister of Education and Science Arayik Harutyunyan, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Artak Apitonyan, Chairman of the Board of “HayPost” CJSC Juan Pablo Gechidjian and President of the Union of Philatelists Hovik Musayelyan.