Wednesday, September 25, 2013

BELGIUM ~Brussels - 20 Years PostEurop -Postcrossing meet ~

...We all were invited to this event by email from Postcrossing... luckily Johan did go and now I have a fantastic postcard (what it says is sooooo true) and  "rare" special cancellation... Hééél Erg Bedankt Johan!

With great stamp: "This is Belgium - Belgium, cartoonland" (Issued 14-09-2012).
From a sheet of10 stamps representing all our most famous comic heroes. This one with "Guust Flater" or Gaston  a comic strip created in 1957 by the Belgian cartoonist André Franquin Gaston is very popular in large parts of Europe (especially in Belgium and France).

Celebrating 20th Anniversary  PostEurop,an important milestone on 19-09-2013.  In Brussels today, from 3pm to 4:30pm, come see the Postcrossing exhibition from the different postal operators at the Thon EU Hotel.

PostEurop Headquarters, based in Brussels, is in charge of the daily management of the Association, promoting industry results and performance and implementing strategic activities and projects to stimulate cooperation and innovation.

PostEurop is the trade association that has been representing European public postal operators since 1993. Its 52 members in 49 countries and territories collectively operate 175,000 retail counters, employ 2.1 million people and link 800 million people daily.

PostEurop is also an officially recognised Restricted Union of the Universal Postal Union (UPU).

1 comment:

  1. i have seen this cartoon character before but had no idea he was belgian :) great everything!