China The 110th Anniversary of the Birth of Comrade Deng Xiaoping
Date of Issue : 22 August 2014
4-1 : Leading Baise Uprising
4-2 : Attending the 6th Special Session of the United Nations General Assembly
4-3 : At the 12th National Congress of the CPC
4-4 : Deng Xiaoping Making Speech During His Tour to Southern China
The Second Summer Youth Olympic Games is scheduled to run from 16 to 28 August in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, with its slogan set as "Share the Games, Share Our Dreams". The idea of the mascot, Lele, came from the rain flower pebble and promotes a natural, sporty, healthy and happy lifestyle.
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Cantonese Opera Costumes
Date of Issue : 21 August 2014
$1.70 - Great Han Costume
$2.20 - Gown with a Sloping Collar
$2.90 - Dress for Young Ladies
$3.10 - Military Uniform for Soldiers
$3.70 - Python Ceremonial Robe (Mang)
$5 - Gown with a Vertical Collar (Pei)
Philately Week special stamps are to feature the winning designs of the 19th International Postage Stamp Design Contest organized last year.
“Creation of new history” by CHO Hyeon-ji (Korea) is the grand prize winner in the general category. “Train travel” by PARK Eun-young (Korea) is the gold prize winner in the general category. “A letter containing the thoughts of a bird” by 10-year old, CHOI Min-seo (Korea) is the grand prize winner in the youth category. “Growing up with stamps” by KIM Tae-yeol (Korea) is the gold prize winner in the youth category.
PHILAKOREA 2014 celebrating the 130th anniversary of the Postal Service of Korea is the fourth exhibition of its kind held in the country. PHILAKOREA 2014 displays 545 stamp exhibits and more than 200,000 stamps submitted from 68 countries.
PHILAKOEA 2014 commemorative stamps feature “Arirang,” a lyrical folk song of Korea designated a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2012. For the first time, this PHILAKOREA 2014 commemorative stamp is printed on the traditional Korean paper, Hanji. The unique texture of Hanji adds a flavor of Korea. Image Recognition Technology was applied to the PHILAKOREA 2014 commemorative stamps. When each stamp is viewed via a smart phone or tablet PC, a short film about Arirang can be appreciated.
The Incheon Asian Games are to take place from September 19 to October 4, 2014 with about 13,000 athletes and officials from all 45 member countries. Athletes will compete in a total of 36 sporting games including 28 Olympic sports and 8 non-Olympic sports.
The commemorative stamps featuring, bowling, squash, rhythmic gymnastics, wrestling, cricket and the mascots of the event will be issued.
100 Years Herdbook of the Estonian Native Breed Cattle
Date of Issue : 19 July 2014
More than a hundred years ago breeders started to document production data, instituting the Herdbook. The first animals were included from the Vahi Farm cattle of the Tartu Estonian Farmers’ Association on August 21, 1914. Today the Herdbook means the country breed cattle of controlled descent. The Herdbook includes all the country breed heads of cattle of suitable descent. Starting from 1985 data of the country breed animals are also in an electronic database at the Animal Recording Center. In 1914-2010 10 059 heifers, 1769 bulls, a total of 11,808 head of cattle have been entered into the Herdbook.
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2014 Definitive Stamps
Date of Issue : 24 July 2014
10¢ - North Ninepin Island
20¢ - Basalt Island
50¢ - Tai Long Wan (Big Wave Bay) located in the High Island Geo-Area comprises four large adjoining beaches: Tung Wan, Tai Wan, Ham Tin Wan and Sai Wan.
$1 - Po Pin Chau
$1.70 - High Island Reservoir East Dam
$2 - Port Island
$2.20 - Wong Chuk Kok Tsui, located in the Port Island-Bluff Head Geo-Area
$2.30 - Bride’s Pool
$2.90 - Lan Kwo Shui, located in the Tung Ping Chau Geo-Area.
$3.10 - Lung Lok Shui, situated on the central west bank of Tung Ping Chau.
$3.70 - Kang Lau Shek, located in the easternmost corner of Tung Ping Chau.
$5 - Ap Chau
$10 - Sharp Island
--- 50¢ : Tai Long Wan (Big Wave Bay), located in the High Island Geo-Area comprises four large adjoining beaches: Tung Wan, Tai Wan, Ham Tin Wan and Sai Wan.
--- $1.70 : High Island Reservoir East Dam
--- $2.90 : Lan Kwo Shui, located in the Tung Ping Chau Geo-Area
--- $3.70 : Kang Lau Shek, located in the easternmost corner of Tung Ping Chau
--- $5 : Ap Chau
~~~ Cancellation : Hong Kong 2014 Definitive Stamp Special Postmark
800th Anniversary of Turaida Castle Date of Issue : 11 July 2014
Turaida Castle is one of the best-known archaeological and architectural monuments of Latvia. The construction of the masonry castle started in 1214 at the site of the wooden castle of the Livonian leader Caupo of Turaida, which had burnt down during a battle. Nowadays, Turaida Castle is one of the oldest medieval castles to be seen in Latvia.
A famed opera in China, the Huangmei opera can trace its origins to rural areas among Anhui, Hubei and Jiangxi provinces some 200 years ago. It was inscribed on the list of China's national intangible cultural heritage in 2006.
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