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Hongkong Issued Stamps on Professor Jao Tsung-i

The stamp will be issued on 5th September 2017 to honor the paintings and calligraphy of Professor Jao Tsung-i.As a prominent contemporary master in traditional Chinese literature and an acclaimed sinologist, Prof Jao has made significant contributions to diverse fields … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Monaco

The Forbidden City in Monaco The major exhibition event of the summer at the Grimaldi Forum will be devoted to “The Forbidden City in Monaco: Imperial Court Life in China”. From 14 July to 10 September, the Forbidden City, the … Continue reading

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New Stamps on Year of Rooster

Indonesia Issue Date-6 January 2017 Slovenia Issue Date-27 January 2017 France:Stamp Booklet Booklet of 12 postage stamps stickers at the price of the green letter representing the 12 Chinese astrological signs. LI Zhongyao created for the French Post the twelve … Continue reading

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USPS New Forever Stamp on Eid Greetings

Featuring a design that evokes centuries of tradition, this stamp commemorates the two most important festivals—or eids—in the Islamic calendar:  Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. The gold-colored calligraphy on the Forever stamp was created by world-renowned calligrapher Mohamed Zakaria of … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Taiwan

Painting and Calligraphy on the Fan Souvenir Sheets Hand-held fan started out as a useful tool became an objet d’art as literati of ancient times started inscribing poetry or paintings on the fan. With a wide arc that tapers off … Continue reading

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Macau:Stamps on Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Artists

Macao Post issued six stamps and a miniature sheet with one stamp depicting Chinese calligraphy and painting by famous Macao painters. The history of Chinese calligraphy and paintings is rather long, during which time appeared many talents. Since 1954, quite … Continue reading

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New US Stamps

Eid Date of Issue: 8 August  2013 Featuring calligraphy from the 2011 Eid stamp with a new green background, this 2013 issuance commemorates the two most important festivals—or eids—in the Islamic calendar: Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. On these days, Muslims … Continue reading

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Turkey:New Stamps on Calligraphy

Turkey issued a set of definitive stamps dedicated to calligraphy. Calligraphy is a type of visual art related to writing. It is the design and execution of lettering with a broad tip instrument or brush in one stroke. A contemporary … Continue reading

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China:Stamps on Ancient Calligraphy

The Chinese Post has issued a set of  4 beautiful stamps illustrating the cursive script of ancient Chinese calligraphy.The first stamp features Pingfu Tie calligraphy by Lu Ji (Jin Dynasty), the second one illustrates Chuyue Tie calligraphy by Wang Xizhi … Continue reading

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