FIFA World Cup 2014 -Countdown -Philatelic Coverage- Mauritius

FIFA World Cup 2014 -Countdown -Philatelic Coverage – Mauritius

The 2014 FIFA World Cup Football will be played in Brazil from 12 Jun to 13 Jul 2014. It will be Second time that Brazil is hosting the World Cup -earlier it hosted in 1950. The National Teams of 32 Countries including hosts will vie for the World Cup Trophy at 12 different City Venues in Brazil.

The 32 teams have been divided into Eight groups of Four teams each.

Group G – Germany , Portugal, Ghana, USA

Stamps on Football –Mauritius – FIFA World Cup 2010

Mauritius issued a stamp on World Cup 2010 in Football shape (round odd shaped) on 09 Apr 2010.

Stamps on @010 World Cup - Mauritius -ISG

 

Nelson Mandela – A Philatelic Tribute

Nelson Mandela – A Philatelic Tribute

One of the Greatest Leaders and a Gandhian Nelson Mandela passed away in South Africa today at the age of 95.A  Champion of Anti Apartheid movement in South Africa he was  the First Black President of South Africa.

Indian Stamp Ghar pays tribute to such a great visionary,true Gandhian, a true Friend of India . A Noble Prize and Bharat Ratna winner .                                         May his Soul rest in Peace.

Mauritius issued a Rupees 25 Stamp on Nelson Mandela to mark his Visit to Mauritius in Sep 1998.