The stamp depicts close-up face of Jamala, and in the corner in the photo posted the image of the autograph of the singer. Recall that the Ukrainian singer Jamala and Ruslana as well as popular band Onuka will perform in the final of the international contest “Eurovision-2017”, which will be held in Kiev. Thus, the performance of the winner of the Eurovision song contest 2016 Jamala will cost 985,5 thousand UAH.
Rumtek Monastery also called the Dharmachakra Centre, is a gompa located in Sikkim. Originally built under the direction of 12th Karmapa Lama in the mid-1700s, Rumtek served as the main seat of the Karma Kagyu lineage in Sikkim for some time. But when 16th Karmapa Lama arrived in Sikkim in 1959 after fleeing , Tibet,the monastery was in ruins. Despite being offered other sites, the Karmapa decided to rebuild Rumtek. To him, the site possessed many auspicious qualities and was surrounded by the most favorable attributes. For example, flowing streams, mountains behind, a snow range in front, and a river below. With the generosity and help of the Sikkim royal family and the local folks of Sikkim, it was built by the 16th Karmapa as his main seat in exile . Continue reading
La Massana Comic 2017
As every year, and since 1997, a festival of comics is held in the Principality of Andorra in La Massana. “La Massana Còmic 2017″ celebrates the 20th anniversary of the festival. Fans of comics and other visitors can enjoy the presence of authors, exhibitions of originals and conferences.
Issue Date: 08.04.2017 Designer: Casals Xaviermetteur, Stephanie Ghinea Process: Offset Size: 40.85 x 30 mm Values: 1.70€
Andorran Artists :Neus Mola :The Silenced Voice
Zinka Kunc Milanov, a soprano and one of the greatest Prima Donnas Croatia has ever had, was born in Zagreb on May 17th, 1906 where she completed her education and received her degree in singing from the Academy of Music. Her leap into the international career first took her to the New German Theatre in Prague, and in 1937 she debuted at the New York’s Metropolitan Opera House. There, with a short break, she delighted the crowds for twenty nine seasons with the unique beauty of her voice and interpretation. She played many roles that earned her the title of the “Queen of the Metropolitan” and she was the absolute crowd favourite. She also made many guest appearances at many great world stages, such as the Vienna State Opera, the Covent Garden, Teatro alla Scalla in Milan … In 1966 she said “goodbye” to the opera stage, but continued to work in the field of pedagogy. In 1986 she visited Zagreb for the last time. She passed away in New York on May 30th, 1989. Continue reading
The history of Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Ltd., the then Nadar Bank Ltd., dates back to 1921. The thought of establishing a bank under the guidance of the able Nadar business community was mooted out in the Anniversary of Nadar Mahajana Sangam held at Tuticorin in 1920. The proposal was effected soon. The bank was registered on May 11, 1921 as “The Nadar Bank Ltd”.
A group of dedicated men with shrewd acumen and sound integrity had been constituted as Board of Directors and they elected Shri M.V. Shanmugavel Nadar as Chairman on Nov 04, 1921. Continue reading
Day of issue May 4th 2017
By the beginning of the 20th century figure skating became widespread in Estonia and the logical continuation was to organize Estonian championships. The first Estonian champions were ascertained on February 26, 1917 on the Tallinn Kalev skating rink, the event is regarded to be the beginning of Estonian figure skating. Until the Second World War figure skating was represented by the Estonian Winter Sports Union, which belonged to the International Figure Skating Union. During the occupation period ISU membership discontinued. After the restoration of Estonian independence ISU membership was resumed on January 23, 1991 on the basis of Estonian Skating Union application. As a result we could once again take part in international competitions as an independent country. Continue reading
The “Pourquoi-Pas ?” Is sinking. Standing on the bridge, Jean-Baptiste Charcot said serenely: “Ah, my poor children! These are his last words, reported by the only survivor of the shipwreck. Not far from the Icelandic coast, on September 16, 1936, a legend of polar exploration died out. The stamp is a summary of the universe of Jean-Baptiste Charcot: the Pourquoi pas? The polar regions, the seagull Rita who was his pet.
Issue Date: 24.04.2017 Designer: Eloise Oddos Process: Taille Douce Size: 60 x 25 mm : 1.30€