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Philatelic Stamp Issue Olympic Games 2020

On the 23rd of July 2021, MaltaPost will issue a set of three stamps entitled ‘Olympic Games 2020'. This stamp issue will be celebrating the commencement of this year's Olympic Games that will held in Tokyo, Japan between the 23rd July and 8th August 2021.

The Olympic Games is a major event held every four years, when athletes from all over the world compete against each other in different sports. The Games are intended to contribute to building a peaceful and better world by educating youth through sport, practiced without discrimination of any kind, while fostering mutual understanding within a spirit of friendship, solidarity and fair play.

The stamps will be issued in a sheet of 10 stamps, with each stamp measuring 35mm x 35mm, a comb perforation 13.75 x 13.75 and bearing the Maltese Cross watermark. The sheets measure 204mm x 99mm and were produced by Printex Ltd in the offset process. The issue consists of 80,000 of the €0.59 stamp, 80,000 of the €1.35 stamp and 80,000 of the €2.80 stamp. The design of this stamp issue was set by Aidan Cassar.

This philatelic issue will be available from all Post Offices in Malta and Gozo as from Friday 23rd July 2021. Orders may be placed online at or by mail from the Philatelic Bureau, MaltaPost p.l.c. 305, Qormi Road, Marsa, MTP 1001; Telephone: 2596 1740, e-mail:

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