Stamps on the 16th anniversary of the Damascus International Fair - 1969

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Image Source: Jaret Alassi Library

From left to right: Two stamps honoring a dance and music band from the Soviet Union, bringing ballet to Damascus, followed by a stamp honoring the Lebanese diva Fairuz, who had recently been decorated with the Syrian Order of Merit, Excellence Class. The fourth is dedicated to the Egyptian Rida Folkloric Band and the last is to the Umayyad Band of Damascus, specialized also in folkloric dance and music.