The Kingdom of Morocco and the Republic of Romania celebrate their fraternal relations with the special issue of two joint postage stamps


The Barid Al-Maghrib Group announces the issue of two joint postage stamps with Romafilatelia, to celebrate the historical and friendly ties between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Republic of Romania, particularly after the celebration in 2022 of the 60th anniversary of relations diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Focusing on the theme of “Popular Arts”, this joint program highlights cultural convergence as well as the richness of the intangible cultural heritage of the two countries. The two postage stamps thus reproduce two painted artistic works illustrating traditional costumes and pottery from the two nations reflecting the authenticity of their heritage.

On the Moroccan side, the postage stamp represents the emblematic traditional outfit of the Moroccan woman, the brocade caftan called “Khrib” whose complex and polychrome patterns in relief are very close to embroidery. This work also illustrates a ceramic from the city of Fez, an ancient city of art and one of the cradles of Moroccan pottery. The other work, illustrating the Romanian side, shows the traditional costume of Vâlcea worn by the woman from this region from Romania. One of the most refined and varied costumes whose basic piece is the white shirt called the zăvelca, an impressive piece both for the decor and for the generous material used. This work also illustrates the traditional ceramics of the town of Horezu which is distinguished by the elegance and beauty of the forms.

This issue of postage stamps enriches the series of joint issues carried out with other countries, including the very latest, issued in 2024 with the Sultanate of Oman, in 2022 with the Republic of Serbia, in 2021 respectively with the Dominican Republic and the Tunisian Republic, and many other joint philatelic achievements including the very first with the USA in 1987.

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