Stamps on Mazayina -Dhafra Camel Festival – United Arab Emirates -2011

Stamps on Mazayina -Dhafra Camel Festival – United Arab Emirates -2011

United Arab Emirates issued a set of two stamps on the famous Maayina -Dhafra Camel Festival. This is a festival where in Fashion shows on Camels , Auctions of Camels takes place.

FDC UAE CAMELS
FDC UAE – CAMEL FESTIVAL -2011

Stamps of the World on Diwali

Stamps of the World on Diwali

Diwali -The Festival of Lights is one of the most beautiful festivals celebrated all over the World . A number of countries have issued stamps on Diwali or Deepawali. I am listing a few of them .

FDC DIWALI CANADA MS 2017
FDC DIWALI CANADA 2017 – MINIATURE SHEET

 

FDC DIWALI CANADA 2V 2017
FDC DIWALI CANADA 2V 2017
FDC DIWALI USA 2016
FDC DIWALI USA 2016
FDC DIWALI ISRAEL 2012
FDC DIWALI ISRAEL 2012
FDC DIWALI ISRAEL 2012 BRO
FDC DIWALI ISRAEL 2012 BROCHURE
DIWALI SINGAPORE
STAMPS OF SINGAPORE 2002 -DIWALI
FDC DIWALI SL 2003
FDC SRI LANKA 2003 -DEEPAWALI

 

2600th Sambuddhatva Jayanti Vesak Festival -Stamps of Sri Lanka

2600th Sambuddhatva Jayanti Vesak Festival -Stamps of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka issued a set of Six stamps on 2600th Sambuddhatva Jayanti Vesak Festival .The stamps feature teachings of Buddhism. The Five rupees stamp were issued on 29th April 2011. The teachings are

  • Buddhism is a Universal Doctrine
  • Let us practise Buddhist Principles
  • Let us take care of Parents and respect them
  • Let us help sick
  • Person who practises Buddhism illuminates the entire World
  • Let us build an antinarcotic society.

Three FDCs are listed.

FDC SRI LANKA BUDDHA 1
FDC SRI LANKA -SAMBUDDHATVA JAYANTIYA
FDC SRI LANKA 2011 BUDDHA 3
FDC SRI LANKA 2011 – SAMBUDDHATVA JAYANTIYA
FDC SRI LANKA 2011 BUDDHA 2
FDC SRI LANKA 2011- SAMBUDDHATVA JAYANTIYA

 

 

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

Huayno & Huaylash Dances on Stamps of Peru

Huayno & Huaylash Dances on Stamps of Peru

Peru issued two stamps on traditional Dances.

Huayno – Popular music and dance from Andes Highlands

Huaylash – Dance from Huaraz region

PERU HUANYO
TRADITIONAL DANCES OF PERU ON STAMPS -2004

Kite Flying – Miniature Sheet – Indonesia 2002

Kite Flying – Miniature Sheet – Indonesia 2002

Kite Flying is a sport ,ritual & Festival in a large number of Countries. Every Child has gone through this phase. It is fun and enjoyment all through.

Indonesia issued a set of Stamps and a Miniature sheet on Kite Flying on 15 Jul 2002. The Miniature sheet (Rupiah 5000) features Popotengan Kite and Kite Flying.

FDC INDONESIA KITES
FDC INDONESIA 2002 -POPOTENGAN KITES & KITE FLYING

Pilgrimage to Mecca – Stamps of Bangladesh 1978

Pilgrimage to Mecca – Stamps of Bangladesh 1978

Bangladesh issued a set of two stamps on theme Pilgrimage to Mecca on 09 Nov 1978. The two stamps feature TAWAF -E -KA’ABA  on 40p stamp and Pilgrims in Wuquf at Arafat ( Taka 3.50 stamp)

FDC BANGLADESH 1978
FDC BANGLADESH 1978 – PILGRIMAGE TO MECCA