Europa Stamps on Circus – Estonia 2002

Europa Stamps on Circus – Estonia 2002

The theme for EUROPA 2002 was Circus. 58 participating countries issued stamps on this common theme. Estonia issued a stamp on the theme of Circus. The stamp was issued on 09 May 2002 and featured Circus artists. The stamp was designed by Riho Lusse with a print run of 256,000 in sheets of 8.

ESTONIA EUROPA 2002 CIRCUS
STAMPS OF ESTONIA EUROPA 2002 CIRCUS

African National Costumes on stamps of Rwanda -1970

African National Costumes on stamps of Rwanda -1970

Rwanda issued stamps on African National Costumes on 01 Jun 1970. The Costumes featured are

3 RF – Strolling troubadour “Griot” from Mali

5 RF – Quipongos Women from Angola.

50 RF – Man at Prayer from Mauritania.

90 RF – Sinehatiali Dance Costumes from Ivory Coast.

AFRICAN NATIONAL COSTUMES ON STAMPS OF RWANDA 1970
AFRICAN NATIONAL COSTUMES ON STAMPS OF RWANDA 1970

African National Costumes on stamps of Rwanda -1970

African National Costumes on stamps of Rwanda -1970

Rwanda issued stamps on African National Costumes on 01 Jun 1970. The Costumes featured are

20c – Tharaka Meru Woman of East Africa

30c – Musician with Wooden Flute from Niger.

50c – Woman Water Carrier from Tunisia.

1RF – North Nigerian Ceremonial Costume

AFRICAN NATIONAL COSTUMES ON STAMPS OF RWANDA 1970
AFRICAN NATIONAL COSTUMES ON STAMPS OF RWANDA 1970

 

Folk Dances on Stamps – Belarus 2013

Folk Dances on Stamps – Belarus 2013

Belarus and Azerbaijan issued a Miniature sheet on Folk Dances on 24 Apr 2013.It was a Joint issue by both Countries.

BELARUS AZERBAIJAN FOLK DANCES MS 2013
BELARUS AZERBAIJAN FOLK DANCES MS 2013

First Day Cover – Paintings of Edgar Degas -1970

First Day Cover – Paintings of Edgar Degas -1970

France issued a stamp on paintings of Edgar Degas (1834-1917) . The Painting featured is “Dancer with a Bouquet Saluting on”. Degas is known for his paintings on Dances. The stamp was issued on 14 Nov 1970. A First Day Cover is listed.

FRANCE FDC PAINTING
FRANCE FDC PAINTING by EDGAR DEGAS 1970

 

 

Inauguration of New Opera House in Helsinki-Miniature Sheet Finland 1993

Inauguration of New Opera House in Helsinki-Miniature Sheet Finland 1993

Finland issued a miniature with four stamps to commemorate the inauguration of a new opera house in Helsinki on 08 Oct 1993. The stamps feature

3.40 mk –  “The Magic Flute” opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

2.90 mk – “Gisele”, Ballet by Adolphe Adam.

2.30 mk -” Pohjalaisia”, Opera by Leevi Madetoja

2.30 mk – “Afternoon of a Faun”, Ballet by Claude Debussy.

FINLAND OPERA MS
FINLAND OPERA MINIATURE SHEET

 

Traditional Dances on Indonesia Stamps -1995

Traditional Dances on Indonesia Stamps -1995

Indonesia issued a set of Four stamps on Traditional Dances on 27 Dec 1995.

Rp 150 – Nguri Dance from West Nusa Tenggara.It is a traditional ceremonial welcoming dance.

Rp 300 – Muli Betanggai Dance from Lampung. It was originally performed at the Gawi event of Lampung community. Now a spectacle or performance dance at major events.

INDONESIA DANCES
TRADITIONAL DANCES OF INDONESIA ON STAMPS -1995

Rp 700 – Mutiara Dance from Maluku. It is a dance which portrays the natural wealth of Maluku -the Pearls. The dancers use pearl producing shells.

Rp 1000- Gantar Dance from East Kalimantan. This dance tells about the joy of Dayak tribe while planting rice. The dancers use a long stick and a small piece of Bamboo (Gantar) to perform this dance. Stick to dig a hole in ground and bamboo containing seeds to be planted.

INDONESIA DANCES1
TRADITIONAL DANCES OF INDONESIA 1995