African National Costumes on stamps of Rwanda -1970

African National Costumes on stamps of Rwanda -1970

Rwanda issued stamps on African National Costumes on 01 Jun 1970. The Costumes featured are

20c – Tharaka Meru Woman of East Africa

30c – Musician with Wooden Flute from Niger.

50c – Woman Water Carrier from Tunisia.

1RF – North Nigerian Ceremonial Costume

AFRICAN NATIONAL COSTUMES ON STAMPS OF RWANDA 1970
AFRICAN NATIONAL COSTUMES ON STAMPS OF RWANDA 1970

 

Traditional Dances on Indonesia Stamps -1995

Traditional Dances on Indonesia Stamps -1995

Indonesia issued a set of Four stamps on Traditional Dances on 27 Dec 1995.

Rp 150 – Nguri Dance from West Nusa Tenggara.It is a traditional ceremonial welcoming dance.

Rp 300 – Muli Betanggai Dance from Lampung. It was originally performed at the Gawi event of Lampung community. Now a spectacle or performance dance at major events.

INDONESIA DANCES
TRADITIONAL DANCES OF INDONESIA ON STAMPS -1995

Rp 700 – Mutiara Dance from Maluku. It is a dance which portrays the natural wealth of Maluku -the Pearls. The dancers use pearl producing shells.

Rp 1000- Gantar Dance from East Kalimantan. This dance tells about the joy of Dayak tribe while planting rice. The dancers use a long stick and a small piece of Bamboo (Gantar) to perform this dance. Stick to dig a hole in ground and bamboo containing seeds to be planted.

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TRADITIONAL DANCES OF INDONESIA 1995

Folk Music Instruments on Stamps – Poland 1985

Folk Music Instruments on Stamps – Poland 1985

Poland issued stamps on Folk Music Instruments on 25 Jun 1985.

5 zl- Wooden rattle

20 zl – Wooden fiddles

5 zl – Dulcimer

POLAND MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
POLAND MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS 1985

Traditional Musical Instruments – St Vincent 1985

Traditional Musical Instruments – St Vincent 1985

St Vincent issued a set of Four stamps on Traditional Musical Instruments on 10 Jul 1985.

The instruments featured on stamps are

25c-Bamboo Flute                                                     35c-Quatro

$1- BA HA (Bamboo Base)                                       $2-Goat Skin Drum

ST VINCENT MUSIC INSTRUMENTS
ST VINCENT MUSIC INSTRUMENTS 1985
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ST VINCENT MUSIC INSTRUMENTS1985

Summer Festivals New Zealand- Miniature Sheet-2006

Summer Festivals New Zealand- Miniature Sheet-2006

New Zealand issued a Miniature Sheet with five stamps on 01 Nov 2006.The Theme was Summer Festivals. The Festivals featured on stamps are

45c – Dragon Boating

90c – Race Day Horse Racing.

$1.35 – Teddy Bears Picnic

$ 1.50 -Outdoor Concerts

$ 2.00 – Jazz Festivals

MS NEW ZEALAND SUMMER FESTIVALS
MS NEW ZEALAND SUMMER FESTIVALS 2006

 

International Year of Mozart in Israel -1991

International Year of Mozart in Israel -1991

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 Jan 1756 – 5 Dec 1791) was born in Vienna ,Austria.He was an influential composer of classical era.He composed more than 600 works which included Symphonies,Concertos and Operas.

The Year 1991 which was 200th Death Anniversary of Mozart was celebrated as International Year of Mozart in Israel. A stamp was issued by Israel on Mozart on 02 Dec 1991.It features Mozart and Score of Dan Giovanni.

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INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF MOZART IN ISRAEL – 200TH DEATH ANNIVERSARY MOZART -1991

Stamps on Music Composers – GDR 1985

Stamps on Music Composers – GDR 1985

The erstwhile German Democratic Republic (GDR) issued a miniature sheet with three stamps paying tribute to three great music composers.

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)– German composer and musician of Baroque period.He is known for his instrumental compositions such as Brandenburg Concertos and the Goldberg variations as also for his vocal compositions such as St Mathew Passion and Mass in B Minor.

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)-German -British Baroque period composer.He is well known for his operas,oratorios, anthems and organ concertos. Coronation anthems performed at all coronations since George II.Other famous works include water Music, Messiah.

Heinrich Schutz (1585-1672)-German composer and organist,most important composer of 17th Century before Bach came on the scene. He wrote the first German Opera Dafne performed at Torgau in 1627.

MS GDR MUSIC
MINIATURE SHEET ISSUED BY GDR ON THREE GREAT MUSIC COMPOSERS -BACH,HANDEL & SCHUTZ