In 2017 on December 29th, a souvenir sheet with 1 stamp dedicated to the theme “UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Lavash” is put into circulation.
The postage stamp of the souvenir sheet has the nominal value of 1100 AMD. The postage stamp of the souvenir sheet depicts Armenian traditional bread “lavash” and the background of the souvenir sheet presents the preparation process of lavash.
On November 26 the decision to inscribe the nomination submitted by Armenia “Lavash, the preparation, meaning and appearance of traditional bread as an expression of culture in Armenia” on UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity was made at the ninth session of the Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Paris.
“Lavash, the preparation, meaning and appearance of traditional bread as an expression of culture in Armenia” nomination is available at the following link: http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/index.php?lg=en&pg=00559.
Date of issue: December 29, 2017
Designer: Vahagn Mkrtchyan
Printing house: Cartor, France
Stamp size: 40,0 x 40,0 mm
S/sheet size: 90,0 x 60,0 mm
Printrun: 20 000 pcs