85th Birth Anniversary of Ivan Shamyakin

Newsletter # 10 (237) May 29, 2006
On June 2, 2006 Belarus Post will issue the stamp dedicated to the 85th Birth Anniversary of Ivan Shamyakin.
Designer: Viktor Mikita. Printing: offset. Colour: full colour. Paper: chalk surfaced. Perforation: comb 14: 14¼. Size of the stamp: 40x28 mm. Sheet composition: 18 (3x6) stamps. Print quantity: 70.000.
There are elements of protection on the stamp.
No. 639
People's writer of Belarus, 1921-2004.
360 BYR 
Historical reference. Shamyakin, Ivan Petrovich (Born: 30.01.1921. Died: 14.10.2004). Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. Elected in 1994 on speciality Literature. Academician of the International Slavic Academy of Sciences, Education, Arts and Culture. Main Publications: Novels: Deep stream, An uneasy happiness, The heart on the palm, Snowy winters, Atlantes and caryatides, Let me share your pain, Petrograd-Brest, Zenith, A malicious star. Above 20 stories, plays. The works of literary criticism: Conversation with a reader, Stems and branches. Most of the works are translated into Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Czech, Polish and other languages. 
Colour of the postmark — black.

Special postmark and FDC
designed by V. Mikita.
Special cancellation: a special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the Main Post Office of Minsk on the stamp issuing day.
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