PostEurop announced Magyar Posta (Hungary), Turkish PTT (Turkey) and Hrvatska Posta (Croatia) as the top three winners of the 2012 EUROPA Stamp Competition at the Philatelic Forum in Paris hosted by La Poste France yesterday.
Magyar Posta, postal operator for Hungary was declared the Gold award winner of this competition. The winning stamp from Magyar Posta is one of two stamps designed by Agnes Rozmann, a Hungarian graphic artist. The main motif of the stamp is Hungary's online country code '.HU', which is filled with peppers and grapes. 100,000 copies of the miniature sheet have been made by offset printing at the banknote printing company Penzjegynyomda.
The close first-runner of the EUROPA Stamp competition was Turkish PTT, postal operator from Turkey and finally, the second-runner up of the EUROPA Stamp competition went to Hrvatska Posta, postal operator for Croatia.