Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Sunday, August 29, 2010
Saturday, August 28, 2010
I'm glad that the picture on the slogan postmark matched with that on the stamp. FYI, there are 6 different designs of YOG slogan postmarks from 4 cancellation machines. You may refer to my previous post on YOG slogan postmarks here. These slogan postmarks will be used until 30 Sept.
Friday, August 27, 2010
The YOG had finally come to an end ! The 1st Winter YOG will be held in 2012 in Innsbruck, Austria while the 2nd Summer YOG will be held in 2014 in Nanjing, China.
Sunday, August 22, 2010
Thanks Yves Stagnaro for this nice cover, sent from Nice, France ;-) The cover took 8 days to reach Singapore. It is great to see so many stamps with face values in French francs, not Euro. Unfortunately, the postman had vandalised the cover by cancelling on the stamps with pen : ( Also, there is a Marianne stamp with value "A" (???)
Thanks Roman Sudzik for this nice horse cover ;-) The cover took 10 days to arrive in Singapore.
Saturday, August 21, 2010
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Sunday, August 15, 2010
YOG theme song "Everyone" is sung by artists from 5 continents:
Tabitha Nauser (Asia, 18 yo Singaporean): singer and artiste who was the second runner-up in the 2009 season of Singapore Idol (Season 3)
Jessica Mauboy (Oceania, 21 yo Australian): R&B singer, songwriter and actress who rose to fame in 2006 as a contestant on Australian Idol
Steve Appleton (Europe, 21 yo British): singer, songwriter and record producer
Jody Williams (Africa, 20 yo South-African): Pop/R&B singer who won the fourth season of the Idols (South Africa) competition in 2007 at age 17, youngest winner of the competition so far.
Sean Kingston (America, 20 yo Jamaican American): Kingston was born in Miami in the United States and spent part of his childhood in Jamaica. He returned to the U.S. to pursue a music career and debuted in 2007 with Sean Kingston.
Ken Lim (Singapore): Executive Producer and song writer of "Everyone", a respected album producer, composer, publisher, artist manager and concert promoter from Singapore who came under the spotlight in 2004 as a chief judge of the Singapore Idol.