Handicrafts on Stamps – United Arab Emirates 1999

Handicrafts on Stamps – United Arab Emirates 1999

A set of Four stamps on theme handicrafts was issued by the United Arab Emirates on 08 Nov 1999.

UAE HANDICRAFTS
UAE HANDICRAFTS 1999

Stamps on Qasr Al Hosn -United Arab Emirates 2013

Stamps on Qasr Al Hosn -United Arab Emirates 2013

The Qasr al Hosn also known as White Fort or Old Fort was built in 1761 as a conical watchtower to defend the only freshwater well in Abu Dhabi Island. The tower was expanded as a small fort in 1793 by the then ruler and became the residence of Sheikh.It remained Emir’s Palace (hence the name Qasr al Hosn meaning Palace Fort) and seat of Government till 1966.

It is the oldest stone building in Abu Dhabi  capital of UAE and now houses the Abu Dhabi cultural foundation where research on UAE history,archaeology,architecture is done. It has a museum displaying artifacts,pictures and weapons related to regions history.It was designated as World Heritage site in 1976. Qasr al Hosn festival is held here annually.

UAE issued a set of four stamps to commemorate the more than 250 years of this historic Fort. The stamps were issued on 25 Nov 2013.

FDC UAE QASR AL HOSN
FDC UAE 2013- QASR AL HOSN-PALACE FORT AND WORLD HERITAGE SITE

Behavioral and Islamic Values – FDC of UAE -2007

Behavioral and Islamic Values – FDC of UAE -2007

United Arab Emirates issued a set of six stamps on Behavioral and Islamic Values on 29 Nov 2007. A First Day Cover is listed.The Stamps are based on Children drawings.

FDC UAE 2007 - BEHAVIORAL AND ISLAMIC VALUES
FDC UAE 2007 – BEHAVIORAL AND ISLAMIC VALUES

Stamps on Arabic Coffee Tools – United Arab Emirates – 2013

Stamps on Arabic Coffee Tools – United Arab Emirates – 2013

UAE issued a miniature sheet and four stamps on Arabic Coffee Tools on 24 Dec 2013.

The stamps feature Al Dallah or bakraj -A tradional pot used to make coffee

Al fanajin – Espresso sized cups in which black coffee is served.

Arabic Coffee or Qahweh Arabiyya in unfiltered version of coffee brewed from arabica beans.

MS UAE COFFEE TOOLS
MS UAE ARABIC COFFEE TOOLS 2013

EXPO 2010 – Shanghai -Stamps of UAE

EXPO 2010 – Shanghai -Stamps of UAE

The Bureau International Des Expositions  (BIE) general assembly in Paris awarded Shanghai the right to host EXPO 2010 from 01 May to 31Oct 2010 . The main site was on both the banks of Huangpu river in Shanghai China located in 628 hector area.192 countries participated and over 73 million people visited the exhibition. On 16 Oct 2010 1.03 million visitors set a single day record.

United Arab Emirates issued  two stamps  on 13 May 2010 to mark this occasion. A FDC is listed showing UAE pavilion at Shanghai.

FDC UAE EXPO 2010
FDC UAE EXPO 2010 SHANGHAI

EXPO 2020 – Stamps of UAE

EXPO 2020 – Stamps of UAE

The Bureau International Des Expositions  (BIE) general assembly in Paris awarded Dubai the right to host EXPO 2020 on 27 Nov 2013 .. The main site in Dubai is located in 438 hector area.132 countries have confirmed their participation .

United Arab Emirates issued a miniature sheet and two stamps  on 30 Sep 2014 to mark this occasion

FDC UAE EXPO 2020
FDC UAE 2014 -EXPO 2020

 

MS UAE EXPO 2020
MINIATURE SHEET UAE EXPO 2020