Sri Lanka Wonder of Asia – Stamps on World Tourism Day 2011

Sri Lanka Wonder of Asia – Stamps on World Tourism Day 2011

Sri Lanka Post issued a set of 10 stamps on 27 Sep 2011 to mark World Tourism Day. Different themes were featured on each of the stamps capturing the enchanting beauty of this Island nation.

Sri Lankan Rupees Five – Theme Heritage – Ruwanwelisaya Stupa – It is stupa a hemispherical structure containing relics sacred to Buddhists all over the World. It is located in Anuradhapura in Central Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankan Rupees Five – Theme Heritage-Sigiriya Rock Fortress – It is UNESCO WorldHeritage Site. It is ancient rock fortress located near the town of Dambulla in Northern Matale district in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It consists of Water Gardens, Frescos and archaeological remains. Rocks 200 metres high exist here

Sri Lankan Rupees Five – Theme Festive-Dances of Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Rupees Five – Theme Festive -Festivities and Diversity.

SRI LANKA TOURISM FDC 1
SRI LANKA TOURISM FDC 2011 -World Tourism Day
SRI LANKA TOURISM BROCHURE
SRI LANKA TOURISM BROCHURE -2011

 

 

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Flowers of Croatia – Peony – Miniature Sheet 2010

Flowers of Croatia – Peony – Miniature Sheet 2010

Croatia issued a miniature sheet on Peony Flowers on 08 Mar 2010 (International Women’s Day). The two stamps feature a Wild Peony and Common Peony.

CROATIA MS FLOWERS
CROATIA MS 2010 -PEONY FLOWERS

Centenary of Cinema – Miniature Sheet Gibraltar -1995

Miniature Sheet Gibraltar -Centenary of Cinema 1995

Gibraltar issued a Miniature sheet with four stamps on 13 Nov 1995 to Commemorate Centenary of Cinema. The actors and movies featured on stamps are

24p – Ingrid Bergman – Poster of Casablanca

24p – Vittorio de Sica – Poster of Ladri di biciclette (Bicycle Thieves)

24p – Marlene Dietrich – Poster of The Blue Angel

24p – Laurence Oliver– Poster of  Rebecca

GIBRALTAR CINEMA MS 2
GIBRALTAR MS 1995- CENTENARY OF CINEMA

Stamps on Wedding Anniversary John Lennon & Yoko Ono-Gibraltar 1999.

John Lennon & Yoko Ono – Stamps on Wedding Anniversary -Gibraltar 1999.

John Lennon (9 Oct 1940 -08 Dec 1980) was an English writer, songwriter,peace-activist who co-founded the Beatles Band with Sir Paul McCartney, George Harrison & Ringo Starr. He married Yoko Ono in Gibraltar on 20 Mar 1969.

Gibraltar issued a set of two Miniature sheets on 20 Mar 1999 to mark their 30th Wedding Anniversary.

GIBRALTAR JOHN LENNON
GIBRALTAR 1999 – JOHN LENNON

John Lennon & Yoko Ono – Stamps on Wedding Anniversary -Gibraltar 1999.

John Lennon & Yoko Ono – Stamps on Wedding Anniversary -Gibraltar 1999.

John Lennon (9 Oct 1940 -08 Dec 1980) was an English writer, songwriter,peace-activist who co-founded the Beatles Band with Sir Paul McCartney, George Harrison & Ringo Starr. He married Yoko Ono in Gibraltar on 20 Mar 1969.

Gibraltar issued a set of two Miniature sheets on 20 Mar 1999 to mark their 30th Wedding Anniversary.

GIBRALTAR JOHN LENNON MS1
JOHN LENNON & YOKO ONO WEDDING ANNIVERSARY -GIBRALTAR MS -1999
GIBRALTAR JOHN LENNON MS2
JOHN LENNON & YOKO ONO WEDDING ANNIVERSARY -GIBRALTAR MS -1999

 

Jewels of Dragon Kingdom – Orchids of Bhutan on Stamps – 2002

Jewels of Dragon Kingdom – Orchids of Bhutan on Stamps – 2002

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet with six stamps featuring Orchids on 03 Apr 2002.The theme of the issue was Jewels of Dragon Kingdom.

BHUTAN ORCHIDS MS
BHUTAN ORCHIDS MS 2002

West Of Ireland Landscape Paintings on Stamps – Paul Henry.

West Of Ireland Landscape Paintings on Stamps – Paul Henry.

Paul Henry ( 11 Apr 1876 – 24 Aug 1958) was an Irish Painter renowned for depicting West of Ireland Landscapes in his paintings. Ireland issued a strip of four stamps on 17 Apr 2008 to mark his 5oth Death Anniversary . The paintings feature A Connemara village with mountains in the background as part of West of Ireland Landscape.

IRELAND PAINTINGS PAUL HENRY
IRELAND PAINTINGS 2008 -PAUL HENRY