Musical Instruments of East Africa on Stamps – 1970.

Musical Instruments of East Africa on Stamps – 1970.

East African Countries (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania) issued a  set of stamps on musical instruments on 16 Feb 1970.

1’50 s- Nzomari (Kenya) – Wind Instrument

70c -Amadinda (Uganda)- Instrument of Baganda tribe of Southern Uganda. Ama- Big, “dinda”-keys.

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KENYA MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS 1970 – THE NZOMARI
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UGANDA MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS 1970 -AMADINDA

Stamps of Bhutan – Handicrafts and Craftsmen – 1975.

Stamps of Bhutan – Handicrafts and Craftsmen – 1975.

On 17 Dec 1975 Bhutan issued a set of nine stamps and one miniature sheet on Handicrafts and Craftsmen.

1 Ch – Jewelry     2 Ch- Coffee Pot, Hand Bell & Sugar Dish   3 Ch -Powder Horns

4 Ch- Filigree( Delicate Jewellery Metalwork),  Pendants and Box Cover

5 Ch – Painter.

A Cover cancelled at Phuntsholing is listed.

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BHUTAN 1975 – HANDICRAFTS

Miniature Sheet Bhutan 2008 -Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Miniature Sheet Bhutan 2008 -Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Smithsonian Folklife Festival is an International Festival of Cultural Heritage held in Washington DC since1967 at the National Mall. In 2008 it featured Bhutan.

Bhutan Post issued a miniature sheet to commemorate this occasion on 25 Jun 2008.

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BHUTAN MS 2008 – SMITHSONIAN FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL

Stamp on Mohammed Jamoussi -Singer -Tunisia 2000

Stamp on Mohammed Jamoussi -Singer -Tunisia 2000

Mohammed Jamoussi (12 Jul 1910 – 03 Jan 1982) was a Tunisian Singer, Poet & Composer. He became the Artistic Director of Opera d’Alger from 1948 to 1951

Tunisia issued a stamp in his memory on 30 Dec 2000.

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STAMP ON MOHAMMED JAMOUSSI 2000

Stamp on Saliha -Singer -Tunisia 1998

Stamp on Saliha -Singer -Tunisia 1998

Saliha (1914-26 Nov 1958) whose real name was Salouha Ben Ibrahim Ben Abdelhafidh was born in Nebeur, Tunisia. She was a Singer and well Known in Tunisia. From a humble beginning, she rose to be a very Famous Singer.

Tunisia issued a stamp in her memory on 21 Dec 1998.

TUNISIA SALIHA
STAMP OF TUNISIA ON SALIHA 1998

 

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