Sydney Royal Easter Show – Souvenir Cover of Australia – 1984

Sydney Royal Easter Show – Souvenir Cover of Australia – 1984

Sydney Royal Easter Show or Royal Easter Show or Easter Show is an annual show held in Sydney in Australia . It started in 1823 and has been held every year since 1869 except 1919 and from 1942 to 1946 due to World War II. It is run by Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales. It was accorded”Royal ” status by Queen Victoria.The show is historically an event where “City meets country” and includes agricultural show, amusement park and Fair.

In 2017 -922,000 people attended the show and in 2018 it was held from 23 Mar to 03 Apr 2018. In 2019 it is scheduled from 12 Apr to 23 April 2019.Traditionally held between Good Friday and  Easter winding up on Tuesdays after Easter.It is largest event in Australia and sixth largest in World.

Venue

1823 – Paramatta Park ( 23 Kms from Sydney)

1869-1891 – Royal Alfred Park

1892 -1997 – Moore Park ( NSW Government gave land in 1891 to Royal agricultural Society to built Moore Park for the show)

1998 till now -Sydney Olympic Park  at Homebush Bay.

Moore Park converted to Fox Studios Australia.

A Souvenir Cover was issued by Australia Post on Sydney Royal easter show of 1984 on 13 Apr 1984. The Cover used strip of Australian Vintage car stamps with cancellation of Royal Agricultural Society at Sydney showground . The Cover shows the Australian Six 1919 car model.

FDC AUSTRALIAN SIX CAR
SPECIAL COVER AUSTRALIA 1984 – SYDNEY ROYAL EASTER SHOW.

 

 

Centenary of St John Ambulance in Sri Lanka – Stamps -2006

Centenary of St John Ambulance in Sri Lanka – Stamps -2006

A Stamp was released by Sri Lanka to commemorate the Centenary of St John Ambulance in Sri Lanka on 15 Aug 2006.Gamini abeykoon designed the stamp and 1,000,000 stamps were printed.

A FDC is listed featuring a St John Ambulance.

FDC SL ST JOHN AMB
FDC SRI LANKA ST JOHN AMBULANCE 2006

First Day Cover Libya – Inauguration of Arab League Centre Cairo

First Day Cover Libya – Inauguration of Arab League Centre Cairo

A stamp was issued on 22 Mar 1960 by Libya to mark Inauguration of Arab League Centre in  Cairo. The Cover also features Flag of Libya.

FDC LIBYA
FDC LIBYA 1960 – Inauguration of Arab League Centre Cairo

First Day Cover – Greece – Rotary International

First Day Cover – Greece – Rotary International

Greece issued a set of six stamps on 21 Sep 1978 on various themes . The themes were

-1 Dr – 50 Years of Greek Rotary Club

1.50 Dr – 11th Greek Surgery Congress.

2.50 Dr -200th Anniversary of Ugo Foscolo -Writer and Poet.

5.0 Dr – 25 Years of European Convention on Human Rights.

7.0 Dr -Council of Europe Conference Ministers of Culture.

13.0 Dr  – Anniversary of Wright Brothers First Flight.

FDC GREECE ROTARY 50 YEARS
FDC GREECE ROTARY 50 YEARS

Rotary International District 3292 Nepal -Commemorative Cover 50th Anniversary Rotary Club of Kathmandu-Rotary Philately

Rotary International District 3292 Nepal -Commemorative Cover 50th Anniversary Rotary Club of Kathmandu-Rotary Philately

Nepal was part of RI District 3290 till 1958.Rotary movement started in Nepal in 1958 .Rotary Club of Kathmandu was inaugurated by King Of Nepal on 20 Nov 1958. Rotary Club of Kathmandu was admitted into Rotary  International on 13 April 1959.It was the first Rotary Club in Nepal. It was designated as RI District 3292.

A commemorative cover was issued on 01 Jul 2008  to mark 50 Years of Rotary Club of Kathmandu (RI Dist 3292).

A Postcard with Special cancellation on RI District 3292 was also released on 01 Jul 2008.

FDC NEPAL ROTARY 75 YEARS
NEPAL COMMEMORATIVE COVER – ROTARY INTERNATIONAL DISTRICT 3292 NEPAL -50 YEARS
NEPAL POST CARD ROTARY
NEPAL POST CARD ROTARY INTERNATIONAL DISTRICT 3292 NEPAL -50 YEARS

Commemorative Cover 50th Anniversary Rotary Club of Kathmandu-Rotary Philately

Commemorative Cover 50th Anniversary Rotary Club of Kathmandu-Rotary Philately

The First Rotary Club was formed in Nepal in Nov 1958 as Rotary Club of Kathmandu. Rotary Club of Kathmandu was admitted in Rotary International on 13 April 1959.It was the first Rotary Club in Nepal.A commemorative cover was issued on 13 April 2009 to mark 50 Years of Rotary Club of Kathmandu (RI Dist 3292).

FDC NEPAL ROTARY 50 YEARS
COMMEMORATIVE COVER -50 YEARS OF ROTARY CLUB OF KATHMANDU -2009

Rotary International District 3280 Bangladesh -Stamps -2012

Rotary International District 3280 Bangladesh -Stamps -2012

Bangladesh issued a stamp on 01 Jul 2012 to mark 75 Years of Rotary International in Bangladesh District 3280 Bangladesh . Previously Bangladesh was under district 329. During District 329 Conference in Kathmandu ,Nepal in 1983 which created district 328 for Bangladesh from 01 Jul 1984 and in 1991-92 District 328 was renumbered RI 3280.

FDC BANGLADESH ROTARY 75 YEARS
FDC BANGLADESH ROTARY INTERNATIONAL 75 YEARS IN BANGLADESH