Friday, November 4, 2011

Europa 2010 - Children's books 5.5.2010

Merja sent me this FDC Commemorating the International Children's Day The Cyprus Post issued a set of postage stamps in the EUROPA 2010 series on 05 May 2010 ; the theme is "Children's books". The stamps with values of ˆ0,51 were designed by Christina Vasiliadou, Limassol.

"Children Day", as an event, is celebrated on various days in many places around the world, in particular to honour children. Major global variants include a Universal Children's Day on November 20, by United Nations recommendation. Children's Day is often celebrated on other days as well. Children's Day in India is celebrated on November 14, the birthday of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru who was the first Prime Minister of India after independence.

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