Swedish Film History – Miniature Sheet Sweden 1981.

Swedish Film History – Miniature Sheet Sweden 1981.

Sweden Issued a Miniature Sheet on 10 Oct 1981 containing five stamps. The Theme of the miniature sheet was Swedish Film History. The Films featured on stamps are

1.50 Kr – Olof Ahs in “Phantom Carriage” from Victor Sjostrom – engraved by Majvor Franzen-Matthews.

1.50 Kr- Ingrid Bergman & Gosta Ekman in “Intermezzo” from Gustaf Molander – engraved by Ame Wallhorn.

1.65 Kr – Greta Garbo in “The Saga of Gosta Berling” from Mauritz- engraved by Czeslaw Slania.

1.65 Kr – Stig Jarrel & Alf Kjelin in “Torment” from Ingmar Bergman -engraved by Czeslaw Slania.

2.40 Kr -Kari Sylvan and Harriet Andersson in “Cries and Whispers ” from Ingmar Bergman -engraved by Czeslaw Slania.

SWEDEN MS CINEMA
SWEDEN MS 1981 – SWEDISH FILM HISTORY

Barbados Festivals – Sheet of Barbados 2003

Barbados Festivals – Sheet of Barbados 2003

Barbados issued a sheet of 8 stamps with  Label on Barbados Festivals. The Sheet was issued on 24 Nov 2003 and contained all stamps in 45c denomination. The festivals featured are

45c -Oistins Fish Festival.Fisherman hauling in the catch.

45c – Barbados Jazz Festival. Saxophonist

45c – Crop over Festival. Costumed Man & Woman.

45c – National Independence Festival of Creative Arts.Dancers

45c – National Independence Festival of Creative Arts.Choir

45c – Crop over Festival. Three people in Costume.

45c – Barbados Jazz Festival.Bassist.

45c – Oistins Fish Festival. Fishboning.

MS BARBADOS FESTIVAL
MS BARBADOS FESTIVAL 2003- JAZZ FESTIVAL,CROP OVER FESTIVAL

 

 

World Festival of African Art -Senegal 1966

World Festival of African Art -Senegal 1966

The First World Festival of African Art was held in Dakar, Senegal from 01 to 24 April 1966. Senegal issued a miniature sheet of Four stamps to commemorate this event. The Miniature sheet was issued on 02 Apr 1966. The arts featured on stamps are

15f – Sculpture, Nigerian Wood Carving

30f – Music, Kora Instrument ( 21-string lute-bridge-harp)

75f -Dance, Antelope Headpiece

90f – Ideogram

MS FESTIVAL OF AFRICAN ARTS
SENEGAL MS 1966 -IST WORLD FESTIVAL OF AFRICAN ART

 

50 Years of Sri Lankan Cinema -Miniature Sheet 1999.

50 Years of Sri Lankan Cinema -Miniature Sheet 1999.

Sri Lanka Cinema completed 50 Years in 1998. Sri Lanka released a miniature sheet with four stamps on 17 Sep 1999. The stamps feature Sri Lankan Films and actors.

SL Rupees 3.50 – Handaya (1979).It is a black & white Sinhala Children’s film directed by Titus Thotawatte

SL Rupees 4.00 – Nidhanaya (1972). In English it means Treasure. The movie starring Gamini Fonseka and Malini Fonseka won The Silver Lion of St Mark at 1972 Venice International Film Festival

SL Rupees 10.00 – Gam Peraliya (1963).Sinhala Drama Film on Village. It won the Golden Peacock at the International Film Festival of India and Golden Head of Palenque Mexico.

SL Rupees 17.00 – Kodawanu Poronduwa (1947)- Sinhala Film (Broken Promise).It was the first Sinhala Language Film It was produced and filmed in India and influenced by South Indian Cinema.

SRI LANKA MS CINEMA 50 YEARS
SRI LANKA MS 1999-50 YEARS OF SRI LANKA CINEMA

Classic Folk Dances – Stamps of Singapore 1968

Classic Folk Dances – Stamps of Singapore 1968

Singapore issued a set of stamps on Classic Folk Dances & Mask Dances on 01 Dec 1968. The Dances featuring on stamps are

5c -Sword Dance        6c -Lion Dance      10c – Bharatnatyam

SINGAPORE DANCES 1
SINGAPORE CLASSIC FOLK DANCES 1968

15c – Tari Payong        20c – Kathak Kali             30c – Ling Chung & Lu Chih Shen

SINGAPORE DANCES 2
SINGAPORE CLASSIC FOLK DANCES -1968

50c -Tari Lilin          75c – Tarian Kuda Kepang              $1- Yao Chi

SINGAPORE DANCES 3
SINGAPORE CLASSIC FOLK DANCES AND MASK DANCES 1968

 

Pre Stamped Envelope -25th Anniversary Australian Ballet

Pre Stamped Envelope -25th Anniversary Australian Ballet

The Australian Ballet gave its inaugural performance at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Sydney on 02 Nov 1962 with a full-length production of Swan Lake. Australia Post issued a Pre-Stamped Envelope of 37c on 02 Sep 1987 to commemorate Silver Jubilee of Australian Ballet.

australia pse ballet
AUSTRALIA PSE 1987- AUSTRALIAN BALLET

Stamp Booklets of India – Our Heritage -2005

Stamp Booklets of India – Our Heritage -2005

A Set of 3 stamp booklets were issued by Chattisgarh Circle on 26 Feb 2005. The theme of Booklets was Our Heritage. It featured Peacock (Birds), Dances and Festivals of India. Each booklet contains six stamps of Rs Five each.

 

booklet our heritage3
STAMP BOOKLET 2005 -OUR HERITAGE-PEACOCK
booklet our heritage2
STAMP BOOKLET 2005 -OUR HERITAGE-FESTIVALS
booklet our heritage1
STAMP BOOKLET 2005 -OUR HERITAGE-DANCES