29 May 2011

New Stamps on children theme……


 Date of Issue : 1 June 2011

This new stamp from Czech Republic to be issued on 1st June For Children’ series commemorates Zdeněk Smetana, Czech animator, screenwriter and graphic designer.

Smetana was born on July 26th, 1925 in Prague. He worked in the Bratři v triku film studio and as a director in the Krátký film Praha film studio, received more than fifty awards at both national and international film shows and festivals, including a Golden Lion, Golden Bear, British Academy Film Award, created a large number of characters and helped animate popular Czech TV bedtime stories, such as Pohádky z mechu a kapradí (featuring Křemílek and Vochomůrka), Rákosníček, Štaflík a Špagetka, Radovanovy radovánky and Malá čarodějnice (The Little Witch). He also illustrated several children's books.

Children's drawings on stamps of Tunisia

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La Poste Tunisienne has issued two stamps depicting two paintings by Tunisian children to promote their creative talents, to share and develop their artistic skills and encourage them to express their creativity. The first stamp is the work of the schoolboy Syrine Zouari representing a boy and a girl taking the flag of Tunisia under a radiant blue sky, symbolizing the love of the young students for their country.

At the second stamp, the schoolboy Mustapha Gader illustrates the Spring, through a multicolored butterfly flitting from flower to flower on a green landscape bathed in sunlight.

Permanent Pictorial Cancellations

Tamil Nadu

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Permanent Pictorial Postmark – 16 – Nilgiri Tahr at Topslip

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Date of Inauguration of PPP - October 14, 1980

Topslip, a part of Western ghats, is located above 240 meters from the sea level on the Anamalai mountain ranges (Hills of elephants). It is an important tourist center in Indira Gandhi National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary in the Coimbatore District at the southern part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. Topslip is the only entry point to Parambikulam Wild Life Reserve Forest which comes under the state of Kerala. The nearest access point to Topslip is Pollachi (about 35 Km).
The postmark shows Nilgiri Tahr (mountain goat or Nilgiri Ibex), an endangered species endemic to the Nilgiri Hills and the southern portion of the Western Ghats in the states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. It is the state animal of Tamil Nadu.



: Kasinath R.- Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu)

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