New year is the time to forget every bad memory of the past year and start your life afresh. So, get up and hug all you loved ones and promise to keep them happy always. I wish new year bring happiness and prosperity to your life. HAPPY NEW YEAR 2012.
Archive for December, 2011
The Archaeological Survey of India is a department of the Government of India, attached to the Ministry of Culture. The ASI is responsible for archaeological studies and the preservation of archaeological heritage of the country in accordance with the various acts of the Indian Parliament. According to its website, the ASI’s function is to “explore, [...]
Monaco post issued a stamp to mark 36th Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival. Since the foundation of the Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival in 1974, the “Golden Clown” has become the most respected prize in the Circus world. Under the presidency of H.S.H. Princess Stephanie of Monaco the 36th Festival will again present the best acts of [...]
The painting of Anna Selbdritt from Rož?ava (1513), in literature also known under the name of Metercia from Rož?ava, is one of the most famous works of art of the late Gothic period in Slovakia. While the circuit the artist drew the inspiration from remains a subject of discussion, there is little doubt of the [...]
Malaysia post issued a set of stamps featuring Royal institution. The special stamps, depict the Royal Tiara (60 sen), Royal Waist-Buckle (80 sen) and the Royal Throne (90 sen).
The Christmas 2011 stamps feature some of the most notable artistic representations of The Nativity by world famous artists. By popular demand we have featured a religious theme this year and the works are featured by the following artists: Charles Le Brun (24 February 1619 – 22 February 1690) a French painter and art theorist, [...]
Korea has become the ninth country in the world to achieve one trillion dollars in trade! When the Korean government was first established in 1948, the Korean economy was suffering from widespread poverty and underdevelopment, with a trade volume which stood at a mere 230 million dollars. But as the country underwent rapid industrialization from [...]
Hong Kong enjoys a vast cultural landscape, boasting museums of various kinds with a rich array of magnificent exhibits. Hongkong Post issued its first set of “Hong Kong Museums Collection” special stamps in 2009, with the theme of Chinese calligraphy and painting. The second set on Hong Kong’s culture and history is now released to [...]
The year of 2012 is the year of the dragon. Being a creature of legends, the dragon is described to have an immense body of a snake, the horns of a deer, the ear of a cow, scaly skin, and four legs. Since ancient times, the dragon has been associated to greatness, thus symbolizing royal [...]
An Post issued three stamps commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the first Irish television broadcasts. The stamps feature TVs and a hand-held device, which evoke a sense of the Past, Present & Future. On the screens are iconic images of The Late Late Show host Gay Byrne, children’s TV presenter, Emma O’Driscoll, on the set [...]