NEW YORK — Armenian national postal operator “HayPost” took part in “New York-2016” world philately expo, a major once-a-decade eight day international philatelic exhibition which took place May 28 through June 4 in New York city..

The Armenian collection with stamps from 2013, 2014 and 2015, presented by “HayPost”, took the second place at the philately competition organized under the auspices of the Universal Postal Union within the framework of the expo.

The collection consists from 29 stamps and Souvenir sheets, dedicated to the Armenian culture, history, the nature of Armenia, etc.

The exhibition of “HayPost” in the great international philately expo of New York, organized once a decade, awoke high interest among the experts.

Special attention was attached to the models of stamps and S-sheets dedicated to the Pope, developed and designed by the experts of “HayPost”. These stamps and S-sheets are already printed and shall be cancelled in a solemn ceremony during the visit of the Pope to Armenia.

The expo counted with participants from more than 120 philately unions and organizations of different countries, National Operators of Postal Communication from more than fifty countries. This was the first time “HayPost” presented an individual pavilion in an exposition of such a high range, making Armenia more visible to the philately world.

Two S-sheets, dedicated to “New York-2016” expo and “Rio-2016” Summer Olympics, were cancelled by “HayPost” during this event.

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