Folk Dances on Stamps – Belarus 2013

Folk Dances on Stamps – Belarus 2013

Belarus and Azerbaijan issued a Miniature sheet on Folk Dances on 24 Apr 2013.It was a Joint issue by both Countries.

BELARUS AZERBAIJAN FOLK DANCES MS 2013
BELARUS AZERBAIJAN FOLK DANCES MS 2013

Siege of Szigetvar- 450th Anniversary – Miniature Sheet Croatia 2010

Siege of Szigetvar- 450th Anniversary – Miniature Sheet Croatia 2016

The Siege of Szigetvar or Battle of  Szigeth was the siege of Fortress Szigetvar, Kingdom of Hungary that blocked Suleiman’s line of advance towards Vienna in 1566 AD. It was fought from 06 Aug 1566 to 08 Sep 1566 between the invading forces of Ottoman Army led by Sultan Suleiman and Forces of Habsburg Monarchy under the leadership of Nikola Subic Zrinski former Ban of Croatia. The Ottoman Turks forces won the battle but both the Commanders died during battle -Suleiman in his tent due to natural causes and Nikola on last day of Battle. This heavy loss though prevented the Ottoman advance towards Vienna till Battle of Vienna in 1683.

Croatia issued a miniature sheet on 05 Sept 2016 as a Joint issue with Hungary to mark the 450th Anniversary of Siege of SZigetvar.One of stamp 6.50k features Nikola SubicZrinski and another stamp features Coat of Arms of the town of  Siget (4.50 k)

CROATIA MS
CROATIA MS -SIEGE OF SZIGETVAR -2016

Puppets on Stamps – Joint issue Indonesia -Slovakia -2006

Puppets on Stamps – Joint issue Indonesia -Slovakia -2006

Indonesia issued a miniature sheet of two stamps on 27 Sep 2006. The Theme of this joint issue with Slovakia was Puppets. The two stamps feature Puppets of two countries. Each stamp is 2500 Rupiah denomination.

MS INDONESIA SLOVENIA
MS INDONESIA SLOVAKIA 2006-PUPPETS

Pakistan – Belarus Joint Issue – National Parks -2016

Pakistan – Belarus Joint Issue – National Parks -2016

Pakistan issued a set of se-tenant stamps as a Joint issue with Belarus. The Theme of Joint issue was National Parks . Both the stamps had a face value of Rupees Twenty each.

Saiful -Muluk National Park Pakistan-The park was created in 2003 and centred around Saiful Muluk alpine Lake. It is located in Kaghan Valley in Khyber Northern Pakistan.The flora includes sub alpine conifer forests and fauna includes Snow leopard,Asiatic Black bear Indian Leopard and Lynx.

Narachanski National Park Belarus.-It is centred around Lake Narach .The fauna found here includes Red Deer, European Badger, raccoon dog,fishes and 200 plus species of Birds like Osprey and  Common crane.

FDC JT PAK BELARUS NAT PARKS
FDC PAKISTAN -BELARUS JOINT ISSUE – NATIONAL PARKS 2016

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

 

200th Anniversary of Russian Army marching over Alps – Field Marshal A Suvorov

200th Anniversary of Russian Army marching over Alps – Field Marshal A Suvorov

Field Marshal Alexander V Suvorov (1730-1800) was the leader of Austro-Russian Army during the French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1802).During this war he was surrounded in the Alps but his superb tactical withdrawl in the face of French Forces four times his forces strength with minimum casualties earned him the title of Fourth Generalissimo of Russia.

A Joint Issue stamp with Switzerland issued by Russia on 24 Sep 1999 shows Suvorov with his officers and troops marching over Alps. The Stamp was issued to commemorate 200th Anniversary of Russian Army marching over Alps .

RUSSIA STAMP
A SUVOROV MARCHING OVER ALPS

First Day Covers India 2018 – India -South Africa Joint Issue

First Day Covers India 2018 – India -South Africa Joint Issue

India Post issued Miniature sheet and a set of two  postage stamps in the denomination of rupees 25 & five  on 26 Jul 2018 on 20 Years of Strategic Partnership between India & South Africa. The stamps feature Deendayal Upadhyaya (2500) & Oliver Tambo (500p)

A FDC with miniature sheet is listed.

FDC INDIA 2018 INDIA SA JOINT ISSUE
FDC INDIA 2018 INDIA SA JOINT ISSUE