Fields of Tomorrow - Expo 2015, Milano Date of Issue : 14 April 2015
Expo Milan 2015 will be hosted in Italy from May 1 through October 31, focusing on "Feeding the Earth – Energy for Life" in the context of food and nutrition.
The theme of the Israeli pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 is The Fields of Tomorrow. A model of a typical Israeli field is the pavilion's key component and an inseparable part of the structure. This towering vertical field is 68 meters long and 12 meters high, stretching along the entire side of the Israeli pavilion.
A famous scenic area in Yangzhou City, Jiangsu Province, Slender West Lake was originally a city moat and later converted into a man-made lake. The Slender West Lake Scenic Area covers an area of 1.04 square kilometers, with its water surface stretching for about 4500 meters in length.
The year 2015 marks the 2500th anniversary of Yangzhou City and the 100th birthday of Sun Chuanzhe, one of China's earliest postage stamp designers. The three paintings that the special stamp set "Slender West Lake" bears were all created by the late stamp designer Sun Chuanzhe.
6-1 : Tang Xianzu (1550-1616), was a poet and playwright of the Ming Dynasty.
6-2 : Feng Menglong (1574-1646), was a Chinese vernacular writer and poet of the Ming Dynasty.
6-3 : Pu Songling (1640-1715), was a writer of the Qing Dynasty.
6-4 : Hong Sheng (1645-1704), was a playwright of the Qing Dynasty.
6-5 : Kong Shangren (1648-1718), was a dramatist and poet of the Qing Dynasty.
6-6 : Cao Xueqin (1715-c. 1763), was a renowned writer of the Qing Dynasty.
Postage Due Cover 欠資封 Sobrescrito com Selos de Porteado
Date Sent: 31 March 2015
Postage Stamp ~~~ Hong Kong 1997 Commemoration of The Opening of the Lantau Link Stamp (Issued on 18 May 1997)
Hong Kong Postage Due Label (Left) ~~~ Issued on 23 September 2004 The Hong Kong local postage due cover, was affixed with an invalid pre-1997 handover stamp of "Commemoration of The Opening of the Lantau Link". So, the postage due is $1.7 x 2 = $3.4
Sport: Vladimír Dzurilla (1942 – 1995) Date of Issue : 31 March 2015
Vladimír Dzurilla (born on August 2, 1942) is a legendary goalkeeper of Czechoslovak and Slovak ice hockey. He represented Czechoslovakia in 139 games. He is a three-time world champion (1972, 1976, 1977), a participant in three Winter Olympics (1964 – bronze medallist, 1968 – silver, 1972 – bronze), and in eight world championships, winning three gold, two silver and three bronze medals.
The 'Painting of Beauties with Fan in Hand' is a coloured silk scroll painting, measuring 33.7cm by 204.8cm, currently in the collection the Palace Museum. The painting bears no signature of the creator, but it is said to be attributable to Zhou Fang in late Tang Dynasty. This painting depicts 13 imperial concubines and maids, who sit idly with a fan in hand, seem ready to play strings, doll themselves up in front of mirror, do embroidery, or rest idly while waving a fan.
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