India -Serbia Joint Issue – Great Thinkers -Sep 2018.

India -Serbia Joint Issue – Great Thinkers -Sep 2018.

India and Yugoslavia are founding members of Non-Alignment Movement and India and Serbia (erstwhile part of Yugoslavia) have Diplomatic relations since 70 Years. India and Serbia issued a set of two stamps and a Miniature sheet, to commemorate 70 Years of Diplomatic relations, on 15 Sep 2018. The stamps feature great thinkers of two Countries.

Nikola Tesla features on Rs 5 Indian Stamp and Swami Vivekananda features on Rs 25 Indian Stamp. A miniature sheet of India is listed.

INDIA-SERBIA JOINT ISSUE MS VIVEKANAND
INDIA-SERBIA JOINT ISSUE MS Sep 2018 VIVEKANANDA & TESLA

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

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

 

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

Children’s Paintings on Slovenia – India Joint Issue of Stamps -2014

Children’s Paintings on Slovenia – India Joint Issue of Stamps -2014.

Slovenia Post issued a set of two stamps in collaboration with India Post on 28 Nov 2014. The Joint issued also commemorated the 25th Anniversary of “Convention on the Rights of a Child”

The Designs of Stamps are based of award winning paintings of Children. The 0.34 Euro stamp is based on a painting by MasterRoshan V Anvekar on theme ” A Day with my Grandparents”. The 0.60 Euro stamp is based on a painting by Miss Sara Zivkovic of Slovenia and theme of  painting children performing a local art. Slovenia Post printed 60,000 stamps of each denomination.

A Slovenian First Day Cover with two stamps is listed.

SLOVENIA IND JOINT ISSUE FDC
CHILDREN’S PAINTINGS ON SLOVENIA -INDIA JOINT ISSUE OF STAMPS -2014

Poets on Iran- India Joint Issue Stamps -Iran 2004

Poets on Iran- India Joint Issue Stamps -Iran 2004

Poets was the theme of Joint issue of Stamps by Islamic Republic of Iran and India in 2004. Islamic Republic of Iran issued two stamps on 16 Aug 2004 featuring Persian Poet Hafez and Indian Poet Kabir.

Hafez (1315-1390)  was born in Shiraz and is known as a Mystic Poet who wrote Ghazals & Irfan. His major work was Divan-e-Hafez.

Kabir- He was a 15th Century Indian mystic poet and saint whose writings influenced Hinduism’s Bhakti movement and his verses are found in Sikhs holy scripture Guru Granth Sahib.His legacy continues through Kabir Panth. His Couplets and Dohas are well known.

A First Day Cover of Islamic Republic of Iran with the two stamps is listed .

IRAN INDiIA JOINT ISSUE  FDC 2004
IRAN INDiIA JOINT ISSUE FDC 2004- HAFEZ & kABIR

First Day Covers India 2018 – Joint Issue -India -Iran

First Day Covers India 2018 – Joint Issue India-Iran

A set of  two stamps on  was issued by India Post on 17 Feb 2018 as India – Islamic Republic of Iran Joint Issue.The theme of issue was sea ports of both countries.The Five Rupees stamp shows Shahid Beheshti Port of Iran and Twenty Five Rupees stamp shows Deendayal Port Kandla of India . A FDC with stamps is listed.

INDIA IRAN JOINT ISSUE  FDC
FIRST DAY COVER – INDIA-IRAN JOINT ISSUE STAMPS – 2018