Luxembourg issued a set of Two stamps on Europa theme on 08 May 2009. The theme was International Year of Astronomy. The stamps feature Total Eclipse of Moon which occurred on 03 Mar 2007 and captured by an amateur astronomer Pedro Re and a giant telescope of European Southern Observatory (ESO) organisation located at Chile.
Luxembourg issued two stamps on Europa theme on 27 Sep 1965. The design features Tree Sprig. The designer was Hoerder Karlsson from Iceland. The three leaves represented the Posts, Telegraphs and Telephones.19 Countries issued 36 Stamps on this theme.
The theme for EUROPA 2002 was Circus. 58 participating countries issued 93 stamps on this common theme. Malta issued a stamp on the theme of Circus. The stamp was issued on 09 May 2002 and featured Circus Clown. The stamp was designed by Roberta Zahra.
2002 was also the year of Introduction of Common European currency EURO. Twelve European countries started using Euro from 01 Jan 2002.
Best EUROPA Stamp of 2002 – This stamp was adjudged the Best EUROPA Stamp of 2002 by delegates of PostEurop.It portrays an image of a clown captured on film by Gino Theuma. Incidentally, the logo of EUROPA used by Malta is incorrect -the left leg of R resting on U.
Liechtenstein issued a stamp on Europa theme on 06 Sep 1966. The design features a Symbolic Ship which represents CEPT progress on a clam sea. The designers were German brothers Josef and Gregor Brender.