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DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - 2000

Anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Dominican Republic and China (Taiwan)

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I always wanted to start a topical on Dragons. But, to my dismay, I have not. Maybe someday. and I can use this thread for a reference.
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PERU - 1999

150 years of Chinese immigration to Peru

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The Dragon Boat Festival, held annually on the fifth day of the fifth month on the Chinese lunar calendar, is a traditional holiday that commemorates the life and death of the famous Chinese scholar Qu Yuan. Here is an mage of a stamp depicting decorated boats racing during the Dragon Boat Festival, printed by photogravure, and issued by Republic of China (Taiwan) on June 23, 1966, Scott No. 1483, plus a link to a YouTube video about the Dragon Boat Festival.

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YEAR OF THE DRAGON 2012

Australia - Christmas Island

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Here is a stamp depicting a Blue Dragon, printed by lithography, and issued by Republic of China (Taiwan) on September 29, 1993 as one of four stamps in a "Lucky Animals" set, Scott No. 2920.

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Republic of China (Taiwan)
New Year Festival - Dragon Dance
December 1, 1965
The dragon dance is often performed during Chinese New Year. The dance is performed by a team of dancers who manipulate a long flexible figure of a dragon using poles positioned at regular intervals along the length of the dragon. The dance team move in a sinuous, undulating manner. A single dancer in front of the dragon uses a pearl on a pole to lead the performance.


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Republic of China
Ancient Paintings - Emperors
September 20, 1962
Emperor Tang Tai Tsung (598 - 649)
Emperor Ming Tai Tsu (1328 - 1398)
These two paintings show dragon robes on the emperors. The dragon robe was the everyday attire of the emperors of China. A dragon robe is either yellow or apricot-yellow in color and embroidered with dragons and cloud patterns. They symbolize power and auspice.


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China
First Customs Dragon Issue (Large Dragons)
1878 - 1894
The first three stamps issued in China bear the design of a dragon above the sea wave and surrounded in cloud. The stamps were printed by the Customs Statistical Department at Shanghai using typography.


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Great Britain
Heraldic Beasts Post & Go stamps
March 13, 2015
One of the 6 stamps features Heraldic Dragon
The dragon is a mainstay of heraldry, usually portrayed as a large, ferocious reptilian beast with bat-like wings, a forked tongue and a pointed tail. These fire-spewing creatures are known for their keen sight, power and wisdom. A two-footed dragon is called a Wyvern.


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Vietnam
Wandering Souls Day
September 3, 1952
In Vietnam, the 15th day of the seventh lunar month is the Day of Wandering Souls. On this day people tend unmarked graves and feed the homeless souls with porridge or bean and lentil cookies.
In east Asian culture dragon often appears in major festivals. This set of stamps consists four values with image of a traditional dragon in the cloud, while the high-denomination stamp shows an unusual, fish-like dragon.



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Imperial China
The First Definitive Issue - Coiling Dragon
Japan Print (October 1, 1897)
London Print (January 28, 1898)
The low-denomination (0.5 cent to 10 cents) design, based on the drawings of R.A. de Villard, shows a coiling dragon playing a fireball in a background of cloud and sea wave.
The stamps were printed in lithography by Tsukiji Type Foundry in Tokyo (left) and printed in intaglio by Waterlow & Sons Co., London (right).


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Republic of China (Taiwan)
Dragon and Phoenix bringing Auspice
November 15, 2013
The new high-denomination definitive issue features a dragon and a phoenix forming a circle that symbolizes fullness and auspice. The stamp was engraved and printed in intaglio.


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United States
Chinese New Year series 1992 - 2004
January 6, 2000
Clarence Lee, a Chinese American artist, created the beautiful paper-cut dragon. The free-style calligraphy Year of Dragon was the work of Lau Bun.


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Republic of China (Taiwan)
New Year's Greetings series
December 1, 2011
The souvenir sheet features a dragon with the modern pop art and traditional Chinese ink-wash styles.


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