50 Years of Sri Lankan Cinema -Miniature Sheet 1999.

50 Years of Sri Lankan Cinema -Miniature Sheet 1999.

Sri Lanka Cinema completed 50 Years in 1998. Sri Lanka released a miniature sheet with four stamps on 17 Sep 1999. The stamps feature Sri Lankan Films and actors.

SL Rupees 3.50 – Handaya (1979).It is a black & white Sinhala Children’s film directed by Titus Thotawatte

SL Rupees 4.00 – Nidhanaya (1972). In English it means Treasure. The movie starring Gamini Fonseka and Malini Fonseka won The Silver Lion of St Mark at 1972 Venice International Film Festival

SL Rupees 10.00 – Gam Peraliya (1963).Sinhala Drama Film on Village. It won the Golden Peacock at the International Film Festival of India and Golden Head of Palenque Mexico.

SL Rupees 17.00 – Kodawanu Poronduwa (1947)- Sinhala Film (Broken Promise).It was the first Sinhala Language Film It was produced and filmed in India and influenced by South Indian Cinema.

SRI LANKA MS CINEMA 50 YEARS
SRI LANKA MS 1999-50 YEARS OF SRI LANKA CINEMA

Paintings of Sri Lanka – 1999

Paintings of Sri Lanka – 1999

Sri Lanka issued a miniature sheet on 12 Dec 1999 on Paintings of Sri Lanka . The MS contains four stamps and was priced at Sri Lankan Rupees 44.50. The Paintings featuring on stamps are

3.50 R – “Christian Family ” by David Paynter

4.00 R – “Sri Lankan Woman” by¬† Justin Daraniyagala

17.00 R – “Waiting for the Fishermen” by Ivan Peries

20.00 R – “Composing the Tripitaka” by Soliyas Mendis.

SRI LANKA PAINTINGS 1998
SRI LANKA MS 1998 -PAINTINGS

 

Dances of Thailand and the Philippines on Stamps – 2009

Dances of Thailand and the Philippines on Stamps – 2009

Thailand issued a set of two stamps on Dances of Thailand and The Philippines to mark 60th Anniversary of Diplomatic relations between two countries. The Joint Issue stamps were released on 14 Jun 2009.

3.0 Baht – Ten Krathop Sark Dance of Thailand.

3.0 Baht -Tinikling Dance of Philippines.

A FDC is listed.

THAILAND FDC JT ISSUE
THAILAND -PHILIPPINES JOINT ISSUE 2009- DANCES

 

Dubai International Film Festival – 2013

Dubai International Film Festival – 2013

The United Arab Emirates issued a block of four Se-tenant stamps on 10th International Film Festival held in Dubai. The stamps were issued on 03 Dec 2013.

UAE DUBAI FILM FESTIVAL
UAE 2013 -BLOCK OF FOUR STAMPS ON 10TH DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Stamp Booklets 150 Years India Post -2005

Stamp Booklets 150 Years India Post -2005

In Oct 2005 North Bengal & Sikkim Region issued a Booklet containing eight stamps of Rs Five to mark 150 Years of India Post.

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BOOKLET 2005 -INDIA POST 150 YEARS

First Day Cover Bhutan – Gandhi 1969

First Day Cover Bhutan – Gandhi 1969

Bhutan issued a set of two stamps on 02 Oct 1969 to mark Birth Centenary of Mahatma Gandhi. Two FDC’s are listed with 20 Ch and 2 Nu stamps.

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BHUTAN FDC 1969 -GANDHI BIRTH CENTENARY
bhutan fdc gandhi 2
BHUTAN FDC 1969 -GANDHI BIRTH CENTENARY