The Emigrants Day, August 9th 2007 in Önningebymuseet

"Emigrants day 2007" was celebrated on Thursday 9th of August at 6:30 p.m. in Önningebymuseet, Jomala. In remembrance of the emigration from the Åland Islands the Åland Post office had issued a stamp with a emigration theme. First Day Cover stamping took place in the Localities between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.where the postage stamp motive is a painting by the Artist Ture Bengtz (1907-1973), who studied and later lectured at The Boston Museum of Fine Arts School i Boston, Mass.
To honor the 100th anniversary of Prof. Ture Bengtz' birth theThe director of the Önningebymuseum Kjell Ekström presented a memorial exhibition.

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