Creation of Roma stamps

First Roma Gypsy Stamp in Ukraine

Together with the Human Rights Foundation “Progress”, we developed and released the first Roma stamp in the world, timing this event to the International Roma Day. The first stamp on Roma issues, which we launched, depicts a beautiful Roma woman with a red flower in her hair. The artist and I discussed the idea for several weeks, consulted, drew, reworked, argued and came to a common opinion.

And here freshly printed stamps came to us from Kiev. It is nice to hold an envelope with this stamp in hands – it is result of our long work. It would seem to be a small event, but it is very important not only for us, but also for the Roma, who were overwhelmed with joy and pride for their people when they saw the official stamp.

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