Saturday, 28 August 2010

Color of life on stamps

San Marino Postal Administration very created to feature the colour of life on stamps as seen above. There beauty stamps can improve the spirit of human life, how a wonderful of life in the world.

Friday, 27 August 2010

Lighthouse of Jersey

A lighthouse is a tower, building, or other type of structure designed to emit light from a system of lamps and lenses or, in older times, from a fire and used as an aid to navigation and to pilots at sea or on inland waterways.  

Lighthouses are used to mark dangerous coastlines, hazardous shoals and reefs, and safe entries to harbours and can also assist in aerial navigation. Once widely used, the number of operational lighthouses has declined due to the expense of maintenance and replacement by modern electronic navigational aids.
New Jersey Post issued six stamps depicted the lighthouses in beautiful color. So excited and eye catching of stamps.

Lighthouse of Australia

Australia have more than 350 lighthouses alongside of the coastline. Total length of Australia coast line is 36,375 km. The lighthouse have built on the over past 200 years.

Most of lighthouses belong to the various State Park and Wild Services. Some are still operational and others for rental purposes and the rest leftward to decay.

Australia Post commemorated the existing of lighthouse with issued 4 stamps that depicted LH Cape Naturaliste (WA), LH Troubridge Island (SA), LH Macquarie (NSW), and LH Cape Bruny (Tas).

Saturday, 21 August 2010

Outback Services of Australia on stamps

The Outback is the vast, remote, arid area of Australia, although the term colloquially can refer to any lands outside the main urban areas. More than 90 percent of Australians live in urban areas on the coast.
As depicted on the stamps, to Services of the outback area , Australia has developed the highway to connect between the urban area and the outback area, provided the telecommunication system, the School of the Air as one of improving the education, air transport for mail services, and the flying doctor service.

Wednesday, 18 August 2010

Community Welfare of Australia

We are all social beings and live in society .All members of society desire to have the facilities of life. Food, clothing, housing and education are, in the normal course, the basic needs of the human being. If a society intends to live in peace, it should see to it that all members of the society have these basic needs fulfilled

Community welfare act should be based to the above philosophy. iniatially there are 4 organization has been acting in Australia, The St Vincent de Paul Society, 'Life. Be in it.', The Salvation Army and Meals on Wheels. Australian Post has issued the stamps to commemorate their act in 4 different values of stamps.

'Life. Be in it.' was established in 1975 by the Victorian Government and because of it's popularity and rapid rate of public awareness. The Company conducts social marketing and promotion programs that add value to life and its enjoyment and which are wholesome in health promoting physiological, psychological and social wellness and undertakes public and community awareness and educational campaigns to promote the health, emotional and personal wellbeing of individuals, families and communities.

Tuesday, 17 August 2010

Hongkong's Public Road Transport

Hongkong has successful to establish the Public Road Transport for minimizing the traffic jam in their city. The Hongkong Post has issued the comical stamps that featured the comfortable usage of the Public Road transport. There are five different value stamps depicted bus, train, taxi.

Malaysian Grand Prix 1999 Sepang

The Sepang International Circuit (SIC) is a racing circuit in Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia. It is located near Kuala Lumpur International Airport. It is used for the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix, in 1999.

Malaysia issued the stamps to commemorate the Malaysian Grand Prix 1999 at the Sepang International Circuit . The issued stamp also mutual to promote Sepang Circuit not only the Formula one racing. There are 4 single stamp with different value 20 sen, 30 sen, 50 sen and RM 1.0

The circuit was designed by German designer Hermann Tilke and the layout of main circuit is quite unusual, with a very long back straight separated from the pit straight by just one very tight hairpin.In normally raced in a clockwise direction, is 5.54 kilometres long, and is noted for its sweeping corners and wide straights.

Australia' s festival on stamps 2000

In 2000, Australia Post featured many festivals of Australia on stamps. There are Perth festival, Adelaide festival, Sydney festival, Melbourne festival, and Brisbane Festival. What a very colourful drawn picture.

Happiness of Aussie kids on stamps

Australia have depicted the happiness of Aussie Kids on stamps. There are consist of 4 different value of stamps and featured various game inherent with their happiness.
The dynamic pictures have been drawn on stamps, the happiness.

Centenary of Live saving on Australia stamps.

Australia has celebrated the centenary of live saving (1894-1994) in Australia by issued the 4 different value of single stamp feature their activity .

Australia design's on stamps

The art works of Australia's designer has been featured on the 1999 stamps. There are Australia Post Symbol by Peter Huveneers 1975, Embryo Chair by Marc Newson 1988, Possum Skin Tekstil by Euphemia Bostock 1985, and RMIT Storey Hall by Ashton Raggatt McDougall 1995.

Faces of Cocos Keeling Island

The Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands, is a territory of Australia consist of two atolls and twenty-seven coral islands in the group.  

The islands are located in the Indian Ocean, approximately midway between Australia and Sri Lanka.The population on the two inhabited islands generally is split between the ethnic Europeans on West Island (estimated population 100) and the ethnic Malays on Home Island (estimated population 500).

Happy faces featured on the five individual stamps represent they are live in unity in peace.

Sunday, 15 August 2010

Singapore 1994 on stamps

On 1994, Singapore has been developing for 175 years. Singapore became a modern country. Many developments have been performing like education, transportation, harbour and offices. 

Singapore became a transit modern country in the world. The developments has featured on the stamps of the celebration stamp sheet, 175 years of Modern Singapore.

Panorama Scene of Tokelau

Tokelau has promoted the wonderful scenes of Tokelau Islands to the world through media of philatelic stamps. Tokelau consists of three atolls located about 483 km north of Western Samoa.

Thursday, 12 August 2010

Albert Namatjira -painter

Albert Namatjira is perhaps Australia's best known Aboriginal painter, with his work forming one of the foundations of contemporary Indigenous Australian art and best known for his watercolour Australian outback desert landscapes.  

 Namatjira's artworks were colourful and varied depictions of the Australian landscape. At the time of his death Namatjira had painted a total of around two thousand paintings and had two short biographical films made about him.
There are four single stamps featured colourful of Albert's artworks in one sheetlet with background photo of artist.

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

Traditional music instrument on Hongkong stamps

Chinese's music instrument featured on Hongkong stamps like: Pipa, Erhu, Gehu, and Ruan. Some of the instruments are rare to use.

The gehu is a Chinese instrument developed in the 20th century by the Chinese musician Yang Yusen (1926-1980). It is a fusion of the Chinese huqin family and the cello. Its four strings are also tuned (from low to high) C-G-D-A, exactly like the cello's. By the late 20th century the gehu had become a rare instrument. Today, it is used mostly in Hong Kong and Taiwan, although even there, the cello is beginning to become a popular replacement for it.

Funny face on postcard

This postcard features one funny faces, but if you turn 180 degree you can find another face.
The result of turned postcard shown.

Chess game on stamps

Chess played on chessboard, each player controls sixteen pieces: one king, one queen, two rooks, two knights, two bishops, and eight pawns. The object of the game is to checkmate the opponent's king, whereby the king is under immediate attack (in "check") and there is no way to remove or defend it from attack on the next move.

Bicycle on stamps

The invention of the bicycle has had an enormous impact on society, both in terms of culture and of advancing modern industrial methods. Bicycles were introduced in the 19th century and now number about one billion worldwide, twice as many as auto-mobiles. Instead of the principal means of transportation, bicycle popular as for recreation, and have been adapted for such uses as children's toys, military and police applications, courier services, adult fitness, and bicycle racing. Theme of bicycle purposes has applied by New Zealand on the specific souvenir sheet stamp to commemorate the importance of children’s health.

Monday, 2 August 2010

Indonesian Art and Culture 1997

To promote Indonesian Art and Culture, 1997 Indonesia Post issued the stamp series featured the five traditional dance from five provinces. i.e: Cloves Picking Dance of Central Sulawesi, Mandau Talawang Nyai Balau Dance of Central Kalimantan, Gambyong Pareanom Dance of Central Java, Bowl Dance of North Sumatra, and Legong Keraton Dance of Bali.

Traditional dance of Indonesia 1998

Motto "Bhinneka Tunggal Ika" (Unity in Diversity) of Indonesia represents the culture of Indonesia melting over more than 100 ethnic group of cultures. From 1992, Indonesia Post has issued stamp series depicted this culture promote to the world.

Batik from Indonesia

Batik as confirmed by Indonesian government is national cloth and became one of national identity.This art is a kind of cloth painted or drawn with liquid-wax by certain motifs. Batik has seven base motifs, i.e: Parang, Geometric, Banji, Greeping Plants, Water Plants, Floral and Fauna.

The truth and most valuable of Batik is the written one which is hand painted using a draw made of copper named canting (stylus). The stamp series as shown in the first day cover to commemorate the four kind of batik from different palaces of Indonesia, i.e: Jogyakarta, Madura, Cirebon and Jambi.

FDC The Year of Art and Culture 1998

The stamp series were issued in the first day cover of Indonesia 1998 to commemorate the year 1998 has declared as The Year of Art and Culture as part of Visit Indonesia Decade.
The series depicted Dayak's culture parade called Erau Festival in East Kalimantan and Tabot Festival in Bengkulu which to recall the death of the Prophet Muhammad's grand children Hassan and Hussein at Kabala desert.