Stamp programme 2013

  • 2 January 2013 - Norwegian fashion

    Although small in an international context, Norwegian fashion design does have some names that have attracted attention over the past forty years. The best-known is without doubt Per Spook, whose fairy-tale career also helped to blaze the trail for other Norwegian design successes, such as Helly Hansen and Moods of Norway.

  • 15 February 2013 - Edvard Munch 150 anniversary

    Last year's sale of The Scream at Sotheby's in New York for $119.9 million reminded us yet again that Edvard Munch is one of the world's most famous Norwegians.

  • 19 April 2013 - Tourist stamps

    Active Holidays is a good cue to the subjects of this year’s tourist stamps. The activities range from glacier climbing for experts and rafting for the brave to an easy climb up Gaustatoppen (Mount Gausta) for the ordinary tourist.

  • 19 April 2013 - King Karl Johan 250 anniversary

    The story of King Karl III Johan is rather unusual. He started as a private in the French Army and advanced to be king of Sweden and Norway.

  • 10 June 2013 - Postal vehicles (European stamps)

    In Norway the development of the postal service has always gone hand in hand with technical advances in communications – and often with the postal service leading the way.

  • 10 June 2013 - The Norwegian Student Society bicentenary

    In July 1813 the first batch of students, eighteen in all, were enrolled at Det kongelige Frederiks Universitet (the Royal Frederick University) in Christiania.

  • 10 June 2013 - The Crown Prince Couple's 40th Birthdays

    “Mette-Marit, I love you”, said Crown Prince Haakon. That was on Saturday, 25 August 2001, at their wedding banquet in the Palace.

    Kronprins Haakon
  • 9 September 2013 - Camilla Collett Bicentenary - Centenary of Women's Suffrage

    Dissatisfied with the lack of initiative on the part of the newly founded Norwegian Association for Women’s Rights (1884) to work for women’s suffrage, Gina Krog, a staunch supporter of women’s rights, took the matter into her own hands

  • 9 September 2013 - National Year of Language 2013

    One of the aims of Norway’s Language Year 2013 was to highlight New Norwegian (nynorsk) and to increase linguistic awareness among its users.

  • 4 October 2013 - Norwegian popular music V - bands

    The Pussycats conquered the Norwegian pop scene in the 1960s. Originally called “The Arctic”, the group went to Sweden in 1964, where they met Sten Ekroth.

  • 11 November 2013 - Posthorn

    Few people could have guessed on 7 January 1872 that an important event in philatelic history was taking place that day. We know that now.

  • 11 November 2013 - Christmas stamps

    When Ludvig was featured on Norway Post’s Christmas stamps in 1988, Solan Gundersen was just a little jealous. As a stamp celebrity Ludvig enjoyed high status, after being mocked for his appearance for many years.