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Faroese stamps of 2002 are listed below. In total, the Faroe Islands issued 22 stamps that year, including 3 mini sheets.

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Viking Voyages on the AtlanticEdit

Date of issue: 11 February 2002, artist Martin Mörck

MolluscsEdit

Date of issue: 11 February 2002, artist Astrid Andreasen

Contemporary Nordic ArtEdit

50th anniversary of the Nordic Council. The Faroes are represented with glas art by Tróndur Patursson. Date of issue was 8 April 2002

Europe 2002 - CircusEdit

Europe CEPT edition from 8 April 2002. Theme was circus. Artists were Anna Katrina Olsen (age 13) and Sára Zachariasardóttir (age 13). All school kids on the Faroes were invited to draw a stamp and 1,137 drawings were entered into the competition. These are the winners, voted in a ballot by the Faroese people:

Løgting 150 YearsEdit

1852 the Løgting was reestablished by the Danish authorities. Actually, it dates back to 900 or at least 970. Date of issue: 17 June 2002. Artist was a clerk of the Philatelic Office: Kári Holm Olsen

Birds' EggsEdit

Date of issue: 7 June 2002, artist: Edward Fuglø

ICES 100 YearsEdit

The 100th anniversary of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) was celebrated by the postal administrations of Greenland, the Faroes and Denmark with a joined stamp edition. Artist was Martin Mörck, date of issue 23 September 2002.

Church of GøtaEdit

The new church of Gøta. Date of issue: 23 September 2002. These were also the Christmas stamps for 2002.

MerlinEdit

Date of issue: 23 September 2002, artist: Edward Fuglø. In 2004, this stamp was elected by 30.000 German collectors to the second most beautiful European stamp of 2002.


Stamps of the Faroe Islands
1975 (1-14) • 1976 (15-17) • 1977 (18-24) • 1978 (25-35) • 1979 (36-41) • 1980 (42-52) • 1981 (53-63) • 1982 (64-72) • 1983 (73-86) • 1984 (87-105) • 1985 (106-123) • 1986 (124-138) • 1987 (139-155) • 1988 (156-172) • 1989 (173-187) • 1990 (188-204) • 1991 (205-220) • 1992 (221-234) • 1993 (235-247) • 1994 (248-263) • 1995 (264-282) • 1996 (283-301) • 1997 (302-319) • 1998 (320-339) • 1999 (340-359) • 2000 (360-378) • 2001 (379-405) • 2002 (406-427) • 2003 (428-464) • 2004 (465-504) • 2005 (505-538) • 2006 (539-577) • 2007 (578-617) • 2008 (618-650) • 2009 (651-676) • 2010 (677-699) • 2011 (700-) 

Motifs: Birds • Churches • Europa • Faroe boats • History • Islands and coasts • Joint issue • Maps • Marine animals • Paintings • People • Plants • Sepac • Słania • Stamps by artists • Villages