The theme for EUROPA 2002 was Circus. 58 participating countries issued stamps on this common theme. Estonia issued a stamp on the theme of Circus. The stamp was issued on 09 May 2002 and featured Circus artists. The stamp was designed by Riho Lusse with a print run of 256,000 in sheets of 8.
France issued a stamp on paintings of Edgar Degas (1834-1917) . The Painting featured is “Dancer with a Bouquet Saluting on”. Degas is known for his paintings on Dances. The stamp was issued on 14 Nov 1970. A First Day Cover is listed.
Indonesia issued a set of Four stamps on Traditional Dances on 27 Dec 1995.
Rp 150 – Nguri Dance from West Nusa Tenggara.It is a traditional ceremonial welcoming dance.
Rp 300 – Muli Betanggai Dance from Lampung. It was originally performed at the Gawi event of Lampung community. Now a spectacle or performance dance at major events.
Rp 700 – Mutiara Dance from Maluku. It is a dance which portrays the natural wealth of Maluku -the Pearls. The dancers use pearl producing shells.
Rp 1000- Gantar Dance from East Kalimantan. This dance tells about the joy of Dayak tribe while planting rice. The dancers use a long stick and a small piece of Bamboo (Gantar) to perform this dance. Stick to dig a hole in ground and bamboo containing seeds to be planted.