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.

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MS BARBADOS FESTIVAL 2003- JAZZ FESTIVAL,CROP OVER FESTIVAL

 

 

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.

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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

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SINGAPORE CLASSIC FOLK DANCES 1968

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

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SINGAPORE CLASSIC FOLK DANCES -1968

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

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SINGAPORE CLASSIC FOLK DANCES AND MASK DANCES 1968

 

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.

 

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STAMP BOOKLET 2005 -OUR HERITAGE-PEACOCK
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STAMP BOOKLET 2005 -OUR HERITAGE-FESTIVALS
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STAMP BOOKLET 2005 -OUR HERITAGE-DANCES

Standing Beauties on Stamps -Japan 1979

Standing Beauties on Stamps -Japan 1979

Japan issued two se-tenant stamps on Standing beauties from Edo or Tokugawa Period (1603-1863). They belong to the Kaigetsudo School. The shogunate was officially established in Edo on 24 Mar 1603 by Tokugawa Ieyasu.

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STAMPS OF JAPAN 1979 – STANDING LADIES EDO PERIOD

Hornbill Dance – Stamps of Malaysia 2005

Hornbill Dance – Stamps of Malaysia 2005

Malaysia issued a miniature sheet on 09 Apr 2005 on Hornbill Dance or Datun Julud. This dance is peculiar to Kenyah Tribe of Sarawak.

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MALAYSIA MS 2005 – HORNBILL DANCE

India -Armenia Joint Issue – Folk Dances – Aug 2018

India -Armenia Joint Issue – Folk Dances – Aug 2018

India and Armenia issued a set of Two stamps and a Miniature sheet on Folk Dances on 29 Aug 2018. This was a Joint Issue between the Two Countries. India and Armenia established Diplomatic relations in Dec 1991 but cultural and traditional ties date back to 326 BC.

The stamps feature  “Hov Arek ” dance of Armenia on Rs 5 stamp and Manipuri Dance on Rs 25 stamp.  A miniature sheet from India is listed.

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INDIA-ARMENIA JOINT ISSUE MS Aug 2018