Stamp programme 2018

Stamp programme 2018

2 January 2018


Many people are familiar with Hedvig, the tame snowy owl from the Harry Potter films that follows the hero through thick and thin. In reality, though, snowy owls spend most of their time catching mice.

16 February 2018

Bouvet island

Norwegian Bouvet Island, a volcanic island in the Southern Ocean, is considered the most remote island on the planet.

20 April 2018

Personalised stamps

Personality captured by a small stamp. This decade can on many accounts be called the “me” decade or the “look-at-me” era.

20 April 2018

Hardanger Bridge (Europa stamp)

The theme for this year's Europa-stamps is bridges. We have chosen the Hardanger bridge, the longest suspension bridge in Norway.

20 April 2018


A sought-after fish. Perch are primarily lowland fish and prefer to live in still waters, slow-moving rivers or brackish water.

20 April 2018

Norges Musikkorps Forbund Centenary

Norges Musikkorps Forbund, the Norwegian Marching Band Association, is celebrating its centenary this year.

15 June 2018

Norwegian Trekking Association 150th Anniversary

When the Norwegian Trekking Association (DNT) was founded in 1868, the goal was “to acquire means to ease and develop outdoor life here in this country”.

15 June 2018

Fløibanen Funicular Centenary

Fløibanen Funicular and Fløyen are Bergen’s most popular tourist attraction, with around 1.5 million visitors every year.

15 June 2018

Gunnar Sønsteby Centenary

Valiant resistance fighter. Gunnar “Kjakan” Sønsteby is known for his invaluable efforts during World War II.

29 August 2018

Royal Golden Wedding Anniversary

Love conquers all. This year the Royal Couple is celebrating their golden wedding anniversary. In August 1968, then Crown Prince Harald finally wed his love, Sonja – and Norway gained a new Crown Princess.

6 October 2018

Postal Codes 50 Years

Four important numbers. The purpose of introducing postal codes in Norway was so it would be easier to sort the mail manually.

9 November 2018

André Bjerke and Hans Børli Centenaries

Meaningful authors. Few authors have had such an impact on their generation as André Bjerke and Hans Børli. Both would have turned 100 this year.

9 November 2018

Christmas stamps

Joy to the world. Christmas workshops and Christmas preparations at home are the theme of this year’s holiday stamps.