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

Eid Al Adha – Stamps of UAE -2008

Eid Al Adha – Stamps of UAE -2008

Eid Al Adha is also called “Festival Of Sacrifice” .It is one of two most important Islamic holidays observed World Wide .In the Islamic Lunar  Calendar Eid Al Adha falls on 10th Day of of the month of Dhu al  Hijjah. It is the twelfth and last month in Islamic Calendar and very sacred one in which Hajj takes place.

UAE issued  a set of two stamps on Eid al Adha on 06 Dec 2008. One stamp features Al Eidiya and second Eid prayers.

Eid al Adha is being observed all over the World between 21 Aug & 22 Aug 2018 depending on sightings of Moon.

UAE 2008 EID STAMPS
UAE 2008 STAMPS ON EID AL ADHA – AL EIDIYA & EID PRAYERS
UAE 2008 EID
UAE 2008 EID AL ADHA

Holiday Destinations – Stamps of India 2018.

Holiday Destinations – Stamps of India 2018

India Post released a miniature sheet on 15 Aug 2018 0n the theme Holiday Destinations in India . The two stamps feature Udaipur Palace – Fort (Rajasthan) and Stone Chariot ,Virupaksha Temple -Hampi Karnataka.

 

INDIA STAMPS 2018
MINIATURE SHEET -HOLIDAY DESTINATIONS IN INDIA -15 AUG 2018 -UDAIPUR PALACE & STONE CHARIOT HAMPI

Greetings Stamps from Hungary 2003

Greetings Stamps from Hungary 2003

Hungary issued a Miniature sheet on 20 Mar 2003. The theme of the MS was Greetings . The designs on Five stamps  from left to right are

A Church , Two Flowers, One Flower , Easter Eggs , Candles in Window & Christmas Tree

STAMPS on  GREETINGS HUNGARY MS
GREETINGS STAMPS OF HUNGARY -2003