Paintings of Chinatown – Stamps of Singapore 1989.

Paintings of Chinatown – Stamps of Singapore 1989.

Singapore issued set of four stamps featuring Paintings of Chinatown. Each stamp featured a street in Chinatown. These stamps were issued on 17 May 1989.

10c – Sago Street- Sago is starch extracted from Sago palm tree and used in Puddings. Since there were Sago factories in the area hence the name. Now Social and entertainment centre of Chinatown.

35c -Pagoda Street – The name related to Sri Mariamman temple. Chinese called it the Coolie depot. Earlier groceries were sold in the day stalls and tailoring and Clothes in the evening. Nowadays it deals with mainly textiles & tailoring.

75c -Trengganu Street -also known as side street .before the settlement of hawkers this street would be buzzing with maidservants and housewives buying vegetables, meat, food and other provisions.

$1 – Temple street – Buntings and Clothes on decorative bamboos would be attraction of this street. Stalls selling Cooked food, daily provisions, Chinaware, cloaks and blacksmith shops lined both sides of the streets.

A Registered FDC mailed from Singapore to Calcutta (Kolkata) is listed.

SINGAPORE CHINATOWN PAINTINGS 1
SINGAPORE FDC1989-CHINATOWN PAINTINGS.
SINGAPORE CHINATOWN PAINTINGS 2
SINGAPORE 1983 – ART SERIES -CHINATOWN PAINTINGS BROCHURE

 

Stamps on ASEAN Environment Year –Thailand 1995.

Stamps on ASEAN Environment Year  –Thailand 1995.

Thailand issued a stamp on ASEAN Environment Year 1995  on 05 Jun 1995.

THAILAND ENVIRON
THAILAND 1995-ASEAN ENVIRONMENT YEAR

World Heritage Sites of Malaysia on Stamps -2009

World Heritage Sites of Malaysia on Stamps -2009

Malaysia issued a miniature sheet with four stamps on UNESCO World Heritage Sites on 09 Apr 2009.

50 sen – Historic City of Straits of Malacca (World Heritage Site 2008)

50 sen – Taman Kinabalu, Sabah (World Heritage Site 2000)-First national Parks of Malaysia built in 1964. It is Malaysia’s First UNESCO Heritage sites. It is surrounded by Mount Kinabalu -the highest mountain on the Island of Borneo. This park is home to 4,500 species of Flora and Fauna including 326 Bird species.

50 sen – George Town,  Penang (World Heritage Site 2008)

50 sen – Taman Negara Mulu, Sarawak – Mulu National Park has one of the largest known Caves in the World.

MALAYSIA WORLD HERITAGE SITES
MALAYSIA MINIATURE SHEET 2009 -WORLD HERITAGE SITES

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.

INDONESIA DANCES1
TRADITIONAL DANCES OF INDONESIA 1995

First Day Covers India 2018 – ASEAN -INDIA COMMEMORATIVE SUMMIT

First Day Covers India 2018 – ASEAN -INDIA COMMEMORATIVE SUMMIT

A Set of  11 stamps was issued on 25 Jan 2018 to mark Silver Jubilee Year of Dialogue Partnership with ASEAN.

A First Day Cover  with 11 stamps  is listed.

ASEAN FDC
FIRST DAY COVER =INDIA -ASEAN SUMMIT 2018

Special Cover India April 2018 – Budh Purnima

Special Cover India April 2018 – Budh Purnima

A Special Cover issued at Mumbai on 30 Apr 2018 to celebrate Budh Purnima or Vesak.

SPL CVR MUM BUDH PURNIMA
SPECIAL COVER MUMBAI BUDH PURNIMA – APRIL 2018

First Day Covers India 2018 – ASEAN -INDIA Commemorative Summit.

First Day Covers India 2018 – ASEAN -INDIA Commemorative Summit.

The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) comprises of Indonesia , Singapore , Philippines, Malaysia,Brunei Darussalam, Thailand, Cambodia ,Lao PDR ,Myanmar and Vietnam. India hosted the ASEAN -India Commemorative Summit 2018 in New Delhi.

A Set of 11 stamps and a Miniature sheet of 11 Stamps was issued on 25 Jan 2018.The stamps with a theme on each ASEAN country is depicted . A First Day Cover with Miniature sheet is listed.

FDC ASEAN
FIRST DAY COVERS INDIA 2018 – ASEAN -INDIA COMMEMORATIVE SUMMIT 2018.