29 April 2019

My recent covers

Cover from Croatia

Stamp and Cover with Rainbow

Received  these beautiful philatelic items from Zeljko Vasilik, Croatia .
Thank you so much Zeljko for all these items.You have added a new feather to my Rainbow collection ! Many Many thanks

Commemorative Cover

150th Birh Anniversary of Kasturba Gandhi

Thanks to Rahul Ganguli, Allahabad.

28 April 2019

Ramayana stamps from Indonesia

 Indonesia on 23rd April 2019, released a special commemorative stamp on the theme of Ramayana to mark the 70th anniversary of establishment of its diplomatic ties with India.

India's Ambassador Pradeep Kumar Rawat and Indonesia's Vice Foreign Minister Abdurrahman Mohammad Fachir attended the event, which was jointly organised by the two countries to flag off the 70th anniversary commemorations of establishment their diplomatic ties.

The stamp, designed by renowned Indonesian sculptor Padmashri Bapak Nyoman Nuarta, featured a scene from Ramayana in which Jatayu valiantly fought to save Sita.

Special photo exhibition highlighting historic landmarks of 70 years of diplomatic ties b/w India & Indonesia was inaugurated today by Hon'ble Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia Mr Fachir, Ambassador of India Mr Rawat & DG of Asia Pacific & Africa Mr Desra.

26 April 2019

Club News

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on 13trh April 2019, released a postage stamp and a coin commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Hundreds of innocent Indian lives were lost when British forces ordered to fire indiscriminately inside the Jallianwala Bagh in Punjab's Amritsar on April 13, 1919. The coin is worth Rs 100.

"Design a Logo" Contest for KARNAPEX 2019

Change of Commissioner for 'CHINA2019'

Mr Umesh Kakkeri has withdrawn his name from Commissioner for 'CHINA 2019' 
World Stamp Exhibition due to some unavoidable reasons.

Mr. Anil Suri has been appointed commissioner  for 'CHINA2019' as his replacement.

His e-mail address is anilksuri@email.com  and Phone number is +011-40523366, 09811176908 and his address is as follows :

Mr. Anil K. Suri, Khushal Villa, E-70, Kalkaji, New Delhi 110019.

 Now Indian participants are requested to do the correspondence with Mr. Anil Suri.

24 April 2019

New stamps and postmarks on Birds

New stamp on  National Bird (Kingfisher) of Czech Republic

Date of Issue : 24 April 2019

Bird from Kyrgyzstan featuring a little bustard (Tetrax tetrax)

Date of Issue : 9 May 2019

Postmark featuring a TAIWAN BLUE MAGPIE (Urocissa caerulea)

- Wolfgang Beyer, Germany

22 April 2019

Earth Day

22 April - Earth Day

Earth Day 2019: Protect Our Species

2019 theme for Earth Day, to protect threatened and endangered species.

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22. Worldwide, various events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day now includes events in more than 193 countries, which are coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network.

In 1969 at a UNESCO Conference in San Francisco, peace activist John McConnell proposed a day to honor the Earth and the concept of peace, to first be celebrated on March 21, 1970, the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere. This day of nature's equipoise was later sanctioned in a proclamation written by McConnell and signed by Secretary General U Thant at the United Nations. A month later a separate Earth Day was founded by United States Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-infirst held on April 22, 1970. 

12 April 2019

PHILAMUSICA 2019, Luxembourg


A special  philatelic exhibition on Music theme  will be held from June 8th to June 10th 2019 in Mondorf-les-Baines (Luxembourg).Indian Philatelists and philatelists from other countries will be participating  in this exhibition. A special pictorial postmark for the Exhibition PHILAMUSICA will be provided during exhibition in Luxembourg.
Website :  www.philcolux.lu

- Wolfgang Beyer, Germany

Club News

Stamp exhibition at LBS Academy Mussoorie

The LBS National Academy of Administration, India's apex training institution for conducting Foundation Course for All India and Central Services and Professional Course for the IAS, besides other programs on governance and development interventions is organizing a Literature & Arts Festival for 182 officers of the IAS Professional Course Phase-I (2018 batch ) on the 12-13 April(Friday-Saturday) at its picturesque campus in Mussoorie. On the occasion of 150th Anniversary year of Father of Nation 'Mahatma Gandhi', a Festival of Literature & Art is being organized in which Governance, Fiction & Contemporary Issues and Writings in Hindi & Indian Language will be carried out along with organizing of painting exhibition, Philately exhibition and photograph exhibition. to commemorate the festival a special cover was also issued by Uttarakhand Circle of India Post.

- Vinay Gupta, Dehradun

09 April 2019

Recent Special covers from Karnataka......

Veerabhadreshwara Temple, Humnabad : 4 January 2019

Special Cover - KTK-03-2019 - Veerabhadreshwara Temple, Humnabad

Shri Veerabhadreshwara Temple Humnabad built in 1725 by Raja Ramchandra Jadhav and dedicated to Lord Veerabhadreshwara another form of Lord Shiva. Temple is famous for its moving pillars. A Seven days annual Veerabhadreshwara Jatra is being celebrated in the month of January in a massive way. The devotees come during jatra for performing FIRE WALK. 

Sukshetra Harkud : 7 January 2019

Special Cover - KTK-04-2019 - Sukshetra Harkud

Sukshetra Harkud Hiremath Sansthan, Harkud, Taluk Basavakalyan is part of an important cultural heritage of Veershaiva s in Karnataka. With a significant & unique history Shri Math contributed and supported the socio-reltgious reformation movement in 12th century. Established as a Sutra Math of Shri Rambhapuri Acharya peeth, today with good governance of its 8th peethadhikari Shri Sha. Bra. Dr. Channaveer Shivacharyaru, evolved into a center for spirituality, education, religion, culture and literature.

Special Cover - KTK/02/2019 - World Braille Day  

This special cover depicts World Braille Day, which is being celebrated every year on January 4th, the birthday of Louis Braille who is inventor of Braille Script. 

- Suresh R, Bangalore : email - suresh.hobbies@gmail.com

Club News

Glimpses of Philatelic Seminar, Nadiad : 6 April 2019

- Timir Shah, Vadodara

04 April 2019

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