16 June 2011

New stamp on Music..



Date of Issue : 2 June 2011

Magyar Posta is celebrating the bicentennial of the foundation of the Pécs Pannon Philharmonic Orchestra by issuing a special stamp.The Pécs Pannon Philharmonic Orchestra is the most significant representative of the rich musical history of Hungary. The stamp image depicts the logo of the Pannon Philharmonic and a portrait of Johann Georg Lickl as an organic unit.

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Butterfly Park, Bangalore : 13 March 2007

India’s first Butterfly Park is located in Bannerghatta area of Bangalore. It has a lovely tropical setting with a host of plants and shrubs to attract butterflies. Children and the young at heart love the surreal settings which include an artificial waterfall as well. The museum and Audio visual show on butterflies takes on a captivating journey back in time to trace the origin of butterflies and how the fate of man and butterflies are interlinked.

The Butterfly Park is spread over 7.5 acres of land near the Bannerghatta Zoo. It was set up for appreciation and conservation of butterflies. It also serves as an active centre for environmental education, research and conservation.

Image Source : Ashwani Dubey, Gorakhpur

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