World Wetlands Day is celebrated on Feb 2 every year. It marks the adoption of the Intergovernmental treaty the Convention on Wetlands. The NewZealand Game Bird Habitat collection is issued every year on this day. The 02 Feb 2019 issue is 26th in the series and features the Chukar. New Zealand Post Issued a Miniature Sheet and a $10 stamp on Chukar. Courtesy NZ Post.
Fantastic Beaches of Sri Lanka on Miniature Sheets -2010
Sri Lanka issued three miniature sheets and stamps on 07 Sep 2010. The theme was Sri Lanka’s Fantastic beaches and these stamps were issued as part of Visit Sri Lanka Stamp series. Each miniature sheet was priced at 100 Sri Lankan rupees but the Face value of stamps was different.
15 SLR – Pasikdudah Beach. It is located 30 Kilometers north-west of Batticaloa. Pasikuda means “green-algae-bay”
25 SLR – Trincomalee Beach – Major Port City on the eastern coast of Sri Lanka, it lies south of Jaffna and North of Batticaloa. Centre of Tamil Culture and Dutch history.
40 SLR -Arugam Bay Beach – It is located in Southeast Sri Lanka in Batticaloa District near Pottuvil town. It also gateway to Yala East National park.
The Melbourne Moomba Festival – Australia Souvenir Cover 1985
Australia issued a Souvenir Cover on 01 Mar 1985 on Melbourne Moomba Festival. “Moomba” is an aboriginal word meaning get together and have Fun”. It was first celebrated in 1955.It is held in the Alexandra Gardens beside Yarra river.
Sweden issued a set of stamps on composers on 07 Sep 2006. The Composers featured are
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( 1756-1791).His music was barely known outside German-speaking nations during his lifetime. He lived and worked in Stockholm during King Gustav III reign. No face value but sold for 5.50kr
J M Kraus ( 1756 – 1792). Promoted Mozart’s music. A grand Parliament March presented by Kraus to King Gustav III was similar to a march from Mozart’s opera Idomeneo. No face value but sold for 5.00 Kr
C M Bellman ( 1740- 1795). He used to often receive assistance from Kraus for transferring his songs onto manuscript paper.No face value but sold for 4.80 Kr
Spain issued stamps to commemorate European Year of Music in 1985. A stamp was issued on Fernando Sor on 26 Jun 1985. Fernando Sor (1778-1839) was a Spanish classical Guitarist and Composer. A FDC is listed