November 27, 2017
3205 GERMANY (Brandenburg) / POLAND (Lubusz) - International Postcrossing Meetup, Frankfurt (Oder) & Słubice, November 4, 2017
Frankfurt (Oder), also Frankfurt an der Oder, is a town in Brandenburg, located on the Oder River, on the German-Polish border directly opposite the town of Słubice, which was part of Frankfurt until 1945, when the Oder was designated Germany's eastern border. The Oder Bridge (in the postcard) connects the two cities. On November 4, 2017 there tooke place an international Postcrossing meetup with the theme "Bridges connecting...", the main organizer being Holger Kaufhold.
The meetup occured at Collegium Polonicum in Słubice, were was also organized an exhibition with postcards depicting bridges. Afternoon, the postcrossers interested made a guided tour in both cities. The Collegium Polonicum is a cross-border, academic institution which was jointly brought into being and is being maintained by the European University Viadrina and the Adam Mickiewicz University.
About the stamp, issued to honor Postcrossing, I wrote here.
About the postmark
The postmark used was the one achieved to mark this meetup.
Sender: Mihnea Răducu and the postcrossers who participated to the Postcrossing Meetup which held in Frankfurt (Oder) & Słubice on November 4, 2017
Sent from Słubice (Lubusz / Poland) on 04.11.2017