Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Hungary Honors Košice with New Postage Stamp

First Day of Issue: January 25, 2013 - Hungary

Hungary has issued a new postage stamp honoring the city of Košice as the 2013 European Capital of Culture, a title it will hold along with Marseille, France.

Košice is a city is eastern Slovakia near the border with Hungary. It is an important industrial center whose largest employer is U.S. Steel.

Each year the European Union designates a European Capital of Culture, a title that is held for one year during which the city will organize a series of cultural events with a strong European dimension.

Learn more at: Magyar Posta

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