Popular Dances of Somalia on Stamps – 1967

Popular Dances of Somalia on Stamps – 1967

A Set of Four stamps on Popular Dances of Somalia was issue on 15 Jul 1967. The stamps feature dancers. A FDC with four stamps is listed.

FDC SOMALIA DANCES
FDC SOMALIA POPULAR DANCES

Dragon Boat Racing – Joint Issue of Stamps – Australia & Hong Kong China -2001

Dragon Boat Racing – Joint Issue of Stamps – Australia & Hong Kong China -2001

The Dragon Boat (Tuen Ng) festival is one of the major Chinese Festivals of the Year. dragon boat races are held to remember the river search for Qu Yuan an ancient patriot and poet who took his life at corrupt politics at Court.The special boats have ornately carved and painted Dragon heads. The paddlers race to beating of drums and roars of the crowd. It also fastest growing water sports in Australia now.

A set of two stamps each was issued by Australia and Hong Kong China on this beautiful Dragon Boat racing .

All the four stamps on a First Day Cover are listed with cancellations of Sydney and  Hong Kong. The designs on stamps are

Australia -45c – Dragon Boats & Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre

Australia $1 (International Post ) – Dragon Boats & Sydney Opera House.

Hong Kong China $5- Dragon Boats & Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre

Hong Kong China $5 -Dragon Boats & Sydney Opera House.

FDC AUS DRAGON BOAT RACE JOINT ISSUE
FDC DRAGON BOAT RACING -AUSTRALIA & HONG KONG CHINA JOINT ISSUE

Traditional Musical Instruments of Bangladesh on Stamps -2011

Traditional Musical Instruments of Bangladesh on Stamps -2011

A set of Four stamps issued on 21 Jul 2011 on Traditional Musical Instruments of Bangladesh on Stamps . Ektara,Dotara,Sarangi.

BDESH MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
BANGLADESH MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS 2011

Native Musical Instruments of Papua New Guinea – Stamps of 1979

Native Musical Instruments of Papua New Guinea – Stamps of 1979

Papua New Guinea issued a set of Four stamps on Native Musical Instruments on 24 Jan 1979. The four instruments featured on the stamps are

7t – Ocarina- This instrument from Chimbu province is made of clay in the shape of  an egg.On top are three holes -the centre hole is mouth piece and two flanking holes are stopped by fingers to form notes.

20t – Musical Bow – Used in Island of New Britain.It is made of Palm strip with a string of vine.held iside the mouth which acts like a resonance chamber to produce music.

28t – Launut -It from New Ireland region,made of block of wood with different sized holes carved over it. The player moves his hands on this using a sap applied on his hands and sounds of birds & animals are generated by instrument.

35t – Nose Flute- This is used by Tungak people of New Hanover region. Also known as “Kuikui Isung”. It is open from top with small hole below. The left hand and nostrils are used to play this.

A First Day Cover with Four stamps is listed below.

FDC PNG MUSIC1
FIRST DAY COVER PAPUA NEW GUINEA 1979 -NATIVE MUSIC INSTRUMENTS – OCARINA ,MUSICAL BOW, LAUNUT & NOSE FLUTE

Local Musical Instruments of Papua New Guinea on stamps .

Local Musical Instruments of Papua New Guinea on stamps-1969

Papua New Guinea issued a set of Four stamps on Local Musical Instruments.The Instruments featuring on stamps are

5c – Seed Pod Rattle

10c- Garamut (slit drum) – One of the most important musical instruments made out of hollowed out log and played with a stick . Also used to communicate

25c-Iviliko-Pan pipe or cello

30c – Kundu -It is an hour glass shaped drum made out of wood with a snake’s skin as membrane .A handle at the narrowest part is well decorated.

A FDC with four stamps is listed below.

FDC 69 PNG MUSIC
FDC PAPUA NEW GUINEA 1969-LOCAL MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

Thanjavur Veenai– Special Cover – India 2015

Thanjavur Veenai– Special Cover – India 2015

Thanjavur or Tanjore is a historic temple town in Tamil Nadu rich for its cultural Heritage. Veenai is the integral part of the rich Carnatic Music. Veenai is made of Wood & Strings

It is played usually in the cultural ,social and religious events in Thanjavur.

A Special cover on Thanjavur Veenai was issued on 03 Sep 2015 during Thanjaipex 2015.

Cover No TN/24/2015

SPL CVR THANJAVUR VEENA
SPECIAL COVER THANJAIPEX 2015 – THANJAVUR VEENA

Pyotr IIyich Tchaikovsky – Stamps of Kyrgyzstan Express Post 2015

Pyotr IIyich Tchaikovsky – Stamps of Kyrgyzstan Express Post 2015

Pyotr IIyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) was a great Russian Composer,conductor and teacher. he is a composer of more than 80 musical works including ten operas and three ballets. His concertos,symphonies,suites,ballets,operas and romance represent an extremely valuable contribution to World Music. Tchaikovsky works take a worthy place in the repertoire of the musical theatres of Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan issued a stamp on 175th Birth Anniversary of Pyotr IIyich Tchaikovsky on 02 Sep 2015.

FDC KYRZ TCHII
Pyotr IIyich Tchaikovsky – Stamps of Kyrgyzstan Express Post 2015