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800th Urs, Dargah Sharif, Ajmer

The Urs of Moinuddin Chishti started in 1212 A.D. It is celebrated every year in the first week of Islamic month of Rajab, on seeing the moon of Rajab, the seventh month of the Islamic calendar. Drums are beaten to …

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Hong Kong Festivals

A predominantly Chinese community, Hong Kong maintains many of the customs of traditional Chinese festivals. Hongkong Post issues “Hong Kong Festivals” special stamps to present five traditional festivals and the way people celebrate them, highlighting the distinctive culture and social …

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Christmas 2011 – Stained Glass – Canada

Canada post issued set of three stamps for Christmas 2011 featuring scenes from the magnificent stained glass windows of the Cathedral of Saint Mary. The art of creating coloured glass is ancient, and was originally practiced by both the Egyptians …

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Christmas 2011 – Australia

Christmas 2011 - Australia

Australia post issued Christmas 2011 stamps which features two stamps with a religious theme and three that focus on the more secular elements of Christmas. The beautiful religious stamps show two episodes from the Biblical story. Christmas 2011 Stamps Australia …

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Popular Festivity – Spain

Spanish post issued a stamp to celebrate the 425th anniversary of Fiesta de Sant Sebastià en El Pont de Suert. The origins of the Fiesta de Sant Sebastià en El Pont de Suert, which celebrates its 425th anniversary, the Cofradía …

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