23 January 2017

India-Slovenia : Joint Issue 28.11.2014

India Post and Slovenia Post came together to issue a set of stamps, based on the prize – winning entries of Painting Competitions for children, organized by the two countries separately.
India Post organized a Design a Stamp Contest‘ where the theme was ‘A Day with my Grandparents‘. Thousands of children from different parts of the country participated. The first, second and third prize-winning entries were selected for designing the Postage Stamp, the First Day Cover and the Information Brochure, respectively. The design on the Postage Stamp is based on the painting by Master Roshan V Anvekar, the First Day Cover design is based on the painting by Miss Anamika Ann Maria, and, the Information Brochure portrays a design based on the painting byMaster Theerdha Gopakumar K.

On the same lines, a painting competition was organized for the children of Slovenia during the Shankar's International Children Competition. The winner of the competition was Miss Sara Zivkovic. The stamp design of Slovenia Post is based on her painting.

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