18 May 2015

Singapore And France To Release Joint Stamp Issue Celebrating Street Art

Date of Issue: 5 June 2015

Singapore, 18 May 2015 - The year 2015 is significant. It marks 50 years of Singapore's independence as well as 50 years of diplomatic relations between Singapore and France. To commemorate these milestones and celebrate the rich arts, culture and heritage of Singapore, Institut français, the National Heritage Board, Singapore and the National Arts Council, Singapore present Singapour en France - le festival (Singapore Festival in France).

From 26 March to 30 June 2015, Singapour en France will showcase the best in Singapore's contemporary art and culture in various French cities.

As part of the Festival, Singapore Post and Groupe La Poste will jointly release this beautiful stamp issue entitled "Street Art". It will unveiled by President of Singapore, Dr Tony Tan and President of France, François Hollande at France. It is also the second joint stamp issue between the two countries.

The joint stamp issue comprises two stamps. The 1st Local stamp, designed by Sophie Beaujard from France, features an iconic landmark in France -- Eiffel Tower. The other stamp valued at S$2 depicts Merlion which is Singapore's iconic mascot and is designed by Ivory Seah from Singapore. Both artists gave a vibrant, youthful interpretation of a well-loved monument in each country.

The Street Art stamp issue and related products will be available from 5 June 2015 at all post offices and the Singapore Philatelic Museum. They can also be purchased online at www.stampdelight.com.

 

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As Singapore’s national postal service provider, SingPost offers trusted communications through domestic and international postal services as well as end-to-end integrated mail solutions covering secure data printing, letter-shopping, delivery and mailroom management, among others. For over 150 years, SingPost has been delivering a trusted and reliable service to citizens, residents, corporations and businesses in Singapore.

As part of its transformation, SingPost has been steadily expanding beyond Singapore, leveraging its regional platform Quantium Solutions and other subsidiaries and partners. With its regional network and infrastructure, SingPost offers fully integrated ecommerce logistics solutions covering the four areas of freight, customs & regulations management, warehousing & fulfilment, last mile delivery & returns as well as ecommerce web services, to its customers.

SingPost won the World Mail Award for ecommerce in June 2014 and was ranked the top postal agency in the world in an Accenture report. SingPost also gained international acclaim when it was bestowed the Service Provider of the Year 2012 award by Postal Technology International. SingPost is the only company to win to the Universal Postal Union’s EMS Cooperative award for its Speedpost courier service every year since 2001.

SingPost's subsidiaries and businesses include:

  • SP eCommerce, an ecommerce enabler that provides brands and retailers with integrated end-to-end ecommerce solutions 
  • Quantium Solutions which specialises in logistics and fulfilment services to businesses in the Asia Pacific region
  • CouriersPlease, a leading metropolitan express parcel delivery service in Australia
  • Famous Holdings, an established freight consolidator and freight-forwarder with a regional presence in 7 countries
  • Lock+Store, a self-storage operator in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia
  • Speedpost, a leading provider for courier service in Singapore and international shipping to more than 200 destinations across the globe 
  • vPOST, one of the largest online shopping and shipping services providers in Southeast Asia
  • Omigo Marketplace, Singapore’s online marketplace for consumers to shop and for SMEs and international brands to sell online 
  • SAM, a digital mailbox with bill payment services which can be accessed anywhere, anytime

SingPost was listed on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange in 2003. To learn more about SingPost, please visit www.singpost.com.

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