Stamps on Atletico De Madrid Football Club– Spain 2003
Spain issued a stamp on 100th Anniversary of Atletico De Madrid on 25 Apr 2003. It has won La Liga on 10 occasions and third most successful Spanish Football Club. It was also associated with Atletico de Kolkata in Indian Super League till 2017.
Spain issued a stamp on EXPO 2008 on 05 Jul 2007.EXPO 2008 was an InternationalExposition held in Zaragoza Spain from 14 Jun to 14 Sep 2008. 104 countries participated and approx 5,650,000 people visited the Exhibition. It was placed in a meander of the river Ebro. The theme was “Water and Sustainable Development”. The highlight was the Water Tower, River aquarium and building in the shape of a water drop.
The 0.58 euro stamp features a logo and ‘Fluvi’ Mascot. Fluvi is a little male drop of water. Qatar issued a miniature sheet on EXPO 2008.
Spain issued a stamp on 100th Birth Anniversary of Pablo Ruiz Picasso on 27 Mar 1981. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) was a Spanish Painter, Sculptor, Poet & Playwiter who spent his adult life in France. He is regarded as the most influential artists of the 20th Century.
The 100 Pta stamp features a Painting “Homenaje a Picasso” by Joan Miro (1893-1983 ). Joan Miro was a Spanish Painter and Sculptor born in Barcelona. It is believed that Picasso was a mentor to Joan Miro and they met through their mothers who were friends. Joan Miro painted Star or Homage in 1966 and signed it on the day Picasso died in 1973.