Odisha Seeks Early Release Of Paika Rebellion Commemorative Postage Stamp

paika revolutionOdisha government on urged the Centre for immediate release of the commemorative postage stamp on Paika Rebellion. In a letter to Union Minister of Communications, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik sought urgent measures for the release of the postage stamp. Official sources said, the culture department has already submitted the proposed stamp design along with write-ups in English and Hindi to the Chief Post Master General, Odisha circle.

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USPS: Love Flourishes Forever stamp

The stamp art features a fanciful garden of colorful flowers surrounding the word “Love”written in cursive script.Hand-painted with gouache on paper by artist Anna Bond, the illustration is whimsical and vibrant.The stamp will be released on 18th January 2018.

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New Stamps from Philippines

100 Years of the Apparition of Our Lady of Fatima

The Blessed Virgin Mary first appeared to three small shepherd children–Lucia dos Santos, Francisco Marto and Jacinta Marto–on May 13, 1917 in Fatima, Portugal and unleashed a flood of grace in the midst of a world shattered by World War I. PHLPost has printed 80,000 copies of each of the two commemorative stamps which are sold at P12 apiece.

Mmma Sita

The stamp featuring the great Filipino culinary icon and nationalist Teresita “Mama Sita” Reyes have been issued by the Philippine Postal Corporation. “Mama Sita” was the eldest daughter of Doña Engracia “Aling Asiang” Reyes, the founder of Aristocrat Restaurant and regarded as the Grand Old Dame of Philippine restaurateurs. Continue reading

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Philatelic Institutions in India (2): Baroda Philatelic Society

Baroda Philatelic Society was established on 27th April, 1975, with 17 founder members. It is one of the oldest Society in the state of Gujarat. Baroda Philatelic Society is dedicated to the cause of philately and all its Executives are working on voluntary basis. Aims & Objectives

Aim

  • To help the active philatelists of the city and to meet under a common platform for gaining and sharing knowledge and the inter flow of communication between its members.
  • To trace the Postal History of Baroda.
  • To help the members in procuring philatelic material of their interest.
  • To have a good library to facilitate philatelic research.

Baroda Philatelic Society has successfully organised 8 philatelic exhibitions in the city of Baroda to create the awareness among the philatelists of Baroda. 15 cancellations on different subjects has been sponsored by the Society on various occasions. Philatelic Workshops are conducted by the society, in the schools to promote the philately amongst the school children. Members of the society have participated in the State, National and International level exhibitions and have won many awards. Baroda Philatelic Society is bringing out Quarterly Newsletter “Vadophil”, which provides information related to Philately. Newsletter is circulated to the members of the Society. Continue reading

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Malta Issued Stamps on Floor Tiles

Malta Post issued a set of 4 miniature sheets featuring traditional floor tile patterns.

The tiles that adorn many traditional Maltese houses, are known for their bold colours and geometric designs. The four different patterns of Maltese floor tiles are drawn in ink by artist Stephanie Borg.

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New Stamps from Zimbabwe

Fishing in Zimbabwe

Date of Issue:30 January 2017

Exotic Dairy Cows

Date of Issue:22 August 2017

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Ramayana Special Stamps to be released at ASEAN Summit

Ministry of External Affairs Secretary Preeti Saran on 10th January said that the leaders of the Asociation of Southeast Asian Nations   (ASEAN) countries will inaugurate a set of commemorative stamps based on Ramayana at the India- ASEAN Summit. “When the leaders will come for a plenary session, together they will also inaugurate the stamps”, said Saran.

The ASEAN India Summit will take place on January 25, followed by the Republic Day celebrations for which all the 10 leaders from the ASEAN countries have confirmed their participation in the commemorative Summit as well as to be guests of honour at the Republic Day. Continue reading

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UNPA:New Flag Series Stamps

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Sri Lanka Issued Stamps on Endemic Birds

Sri Lanka has issued a set of 4 Stamps and a miniature sheet  depicting Endemic Birds of Sri Lanka in the denominations of Rs.10.00, Rs.15.00, Rs.25.00 and Rs.35.00 on 16th December 2017.

Stamps were designed by Mr.KalumGunasekara.

The stamps depicts Sri Lanka Black-capped Bulbul (Black-crested Bulbul), Sri Lanka Warbler (Sri Lanka Bush-warbler)

Sri Lanka Chestnut-backed Owlet and Sri Lanka Drongo(Sri Lanka CrestedDrongo)

 

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New Stamps Released on Year of Dog:New Zealand

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