Stamp programme 2015

  • 2 January 2015 - Birds

    The Eurasian blue tit is found all over the country right up to Narvik in the north. The population is increasing; different sources estimate the number of blue tits in Norway at between 50,000 and 100,000 pairs.

  • 2 January 2015 - Wildlife in Norway

    The Eurasian eagle-owl is the huge bird of prey known as a symbol of wisdom and erudition. Every¬one from major publishing houses to Harry Potter has made use of different types of owl to strengthen their profile with knowledge and wisdom.

  • 20 February 2015 - Norwegian Red Cross 150 Years

    Norway Post is celebrating the Norwegian Red Cross jubilee with four stamps. The country’s largest humanitarian organisation truly deserves to be recognised.

  • 10 April 2015 - Halden 350 Years

    Halden’s history is an exciting one. The town was named Frederikshald in 1665 after the Danish king, Frederik III.

  • 16 April 2015 - Anders B. Wilse 150 Years

    Our legendary photographer, Anders Beer Wilse, was born in Flekkefjord on 12 June 1865 and grew up in the busy sailing port, Kragerø.

  • 5 June 2015 - Old Toys (Europa Stamps)

    Girls growing up in the 1950s and 1960s dreamed about the Anne doll. I remember that my mother won an Anne doll at a bazaar. The doll came with the complete Telemark folk dress, which had been embroidered by a local organisation.

  • 5 June 2015 - Lighthouses

    Kvitsøy Lighthouse, Rogaland Established in 1700, automated in 1969. Outside of Stavanger is a lighthouse that for more than 300 years has made it safer to sail into the city.

  • 5 June 2015 - Halfdan Kjerulf Bicentenary - Halfdan Kjerulf Bicentenary

    Visionary men Halfdan Kjerulf (1815-1868) Kjerulf laid the groundwork for Norwegian men’s choirs and Norwegian romanticism

  • 3 October 2015 - Høyesterett Bicentennial

    The Supreme Court of Norway was officially opened on 30 June 1815, although it was laid out in the Constitution in 1814 that “the Supreme Court will be the final ruling”.

  • 3 October 2015 - Birds

    King eider (Somateria spectabilis) This species of the duck family is a little smaller than the common eider, but is more colourful.

  • 3 October 2015 - Bergen Philarmonic Orchestra 250 Years

    Musikselskabet Harmoniens Orkester was founded in 1765, and its long history makes it one of the oldest orchestras in the world

  • 13 November 2015 - Posthorn

    In 2001 Enzo Finger and Sverre Morken designed this modern offset issue of the world’s longest-running stamp series, a series that was started as far back as 1872.

  • 13 November 2015 - Christmas stamps

    Since the 1870s, Christmas post and Christmas cards have been an important part of the Norwegian Christmas tradition. Letters and cards to family and friends are part of the preparations during Advent, and Christmas cards are treated like important memories.