Stamps on National Ballet & Grand Theatre – Cuba 1988.

Stamps on National Ballet & Grand Theatre – Cuba 1988.

Cuba Issued Se-Tenant stamps on the 40th Anniversary of National Ballet and 150th Anniversary of Grand Theatre Havana on 28 Oct 1988.

The Cuban National Ballet is a classical Ballet Company based at Grand Theatre in Havana.It was founded by Cuban Ballerina Alicia Alonso along with her husband Fernando Alonso on 28 Oct 1948. The official school of the Company is Cuban National Ballet School. She passed away at the age of 98 on 17 Oct 2019.

The Grand Theatre Havana – It was built in 1914-15 by Engineers Purdy and Henderson and was designed by Belgian architect Paul Belau. It was built at the site of former Teatro Tacon -originally built-in 1838. It is home to Cuban National Ballet Company.

CUBA BALLET
CUBA 1988 -THE NATIONAL BALLET AND GRAND THEATRE HAVANA.

Stamps on San Alejandro Arts School Havana – Cuba 1988.

Stamps on San Alejandro Arts School Havana – Cuba 1988.

Cuba issued stamps on the 170th Anniversary of San Alejandro Arts School, Havana on 12 Jan 1988. It was founded in 1818 by French Painter Jean Baptiste Vermay and is one of the oldest and most prestigious Fine Arts School in Cuba.

10c- Elena Herrera by Armando Menocal (1863-1942). He studied in San Alejandro before moving to Spain in 1880 and then returned to his alma mater and in 1927 became Director at Alejandro. Elena was a Cuban Orchestra Director.

CUBA ALEJANDRO
CUBA 1988 -SAN ALEJANDRO ARTS SCHOOL

Stamps on Christmas –Tokelau 1988.

Stamps on Christmas –Tokelau 1988.

Tokelau issued a set of stamps on Christmas on 07 Dec 1988.

5c – Three Wise Men         20c – Holy Family                 40c – Escape into  Egypt

TOKELAU XMAS 1
TOKELAU 1988- CHRISTMAS

60c – Christmas Presents     70c- Christ Child       $1 -Christmas Parade.

TOKELAU XMAS 2
TOKELAU 1988 – CHRISTMAS

TB Seals of India- Cinderella Philately -1978

TB Seals of India- Cinderella Philately -1978

Cinderella Stamps are labels that resemble a postage stamp but are not used as a postal fee for sending mail.

TB Seals of India – The Tuberculosis Association of India has been releasing TB seals since  1950 to raise funds for the prevention of Tuberculosis. Every year on 02 Oct TB Seals are released by the President of India and Campaign continues till 23 Feb (Foundation day of TB Association). +

1950-1956- TB Seal sold for One Anna.

1979- 20 p – ToySeries  – Dances & Costumes- Manipuri Dance and Costumes,Kathakali Dance,Punjabi Dancer, Rajasthani Dancer.

INDIA TB SEALS 1979
INDIA TB SEALS 1979 -DANCES

Stamps on Musical Instruments – Portugal – EUROPA 2014.

Stamps on Musical Instruments – Portugal – EUROPA 2014.

The theme for the year 2014 EUROPA issue was Musical Instruments.  Azores, Portugal & Madeira issued stamps on Musical Instruments on EUROPA 2014 on 09 May 2014.  A FDC with three stamps on Gaite de Fole Mirandesa, Viola da Terra  & Brinquinho is listed.

PORTUGAL 2014 M INST 3V
PORTUGAL FDC 2014 – EUROPA 2014 -MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS.

Stamps on Gaite de Fole Mirandesa – Portugal 2014.

Stamps on Gaite de Fole Mirandesa – Portugal 2014.

The theme for the year 2014 EUROPA issue was Musical Instruments. The Portugal issued a miniature sheet on 09 May 2014 containing two stamps on a prominent musical instrument of Portugal – Gaite de Fole Mirandesa. The stamps feature a musician playing a Gaite de Fole Mirandesa and the Gaite de Fole Mirandesa. The stamps are E 20g ( FV 0.70 euro).

 Gaite de Fole Mirandesa — It is a type of Bagpipe known to be native to Tras-os-Montes region of Portugal. Some Portuguese Regiments from Minho, Tras-o-Montes & Guarda use these bagpipes for marching tunes

A First Day cover with Miniature sheet is listed.

PORTUGAL 2014 M INST 1
PORTUGAL MS FDC 2014- EUROPA -MUSICALINSTRUMENTS.

Stamps on Viola da Terra – Azores 2014.

Stamps on Viola da Terra –  Azores 2014.

The theme for the year 2014 EUROPA issue was Musical Instruments. The Azores issued a miniature sheet on 09 May 2014 containing two stamps on a prominent musical instrument of Azores – Viola da Terra. The stamps feature a musician playing a Viola da Terra and the Viola da Terra. The stamps are E 20g ( FV 0.70 euro).

Viola da Terra — It is a stringed musical instrument from the Islands of Azores. Its 12 or 15 strings are arranged in either five or six courses. It is constructed of wood in the hourglass shape. Strings are made of metal of very light gauge.

A First Day cover with Miniature sheet is listed.

PORTUGAL 2014 M INST 2
AZORES FDC MS 2014- EUROPA -MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS.