Saturday, December 14, 2013

'157 BP DAY' Competition

Doodle for Google - BP DAY Competition
Google has had many logos since its renaming from BackRub. The current official Google logo was designed by Ruth Kedar , and is a word mark based on the Catull typeface. In 1998, Sergey Brin created a computerized version of the Google letters using the free graphics program GIMP. The first Google Doodle was in honor of the Burning Man Festival of 1998.The doodle was designed by Larry Page and Sergey Brin to notify users of their absence in case the servers crashed.

How to Enter:
1. Use one of the attached templates to create a design for the Google logo. Sample designs are available in internet, but may not be copied.
a. You must use 284×189 pixels (100 x67 mm) canvas
b. You may use pencil, crayons, felt tip or paint, or computer drawing or design software

Aim/Content : BP DAY, February 22, birthday of both Lord Baden-Powell, founder of the Boy Scout movement, and Lady Olave Baden-Powell, his wife and the First World Chief Guide. World Thinking Day, formerly Thinking Day, is celebrated annually on February 22 by all Scouts & Girl Guides around wold..

Vision : Write a supporting statement of up to 50 words explaining your 'What if…?'

Materials: Internet access, images saved on your computer/pen drive or flashcards.

Level : All levels (cub/Scout/ Rover/ Girl Guide/ wood badge leader or Akela)

Submit your proposal :

Finally, we got the chance to show what scouts can do the world....doodle will 'go live' on the Google homepage on February 22.

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Post by Baladaksha Sri Lanka.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Sri Lanka Scout Stamps

Golden Jubillee 50th Anniversary of Boy Scouts of Ceylon 

26th February 1962 / 35 Cents 

This stamp / stamp set was released to commemorate the Golden Jubilee (50th Anniversary) of the establishment of Boy Scouts in Ceylon. 




First Day of Issue: February 18, 2013 - Sri Lanka

RISGO Centennial, 2013 International Scout Jamboree

Sri Lanka has issued a new postage stamp honoring the 2013 Rajans International Scout Gathering of Centennial. 

Sri Lanka stamp full sheet
The most prestigious Buddhist College of the hill capital, Dharmaraja College celebrates her scout’s centenary in the year 2013. Being the winner of the King’s flag and All Island merit flag scout group and also the proud producer of a most outstanding scout of the Asia Pacific Region, the 1st Kandy Dharmaraja Scout Group organizes an international scout gathering 

“RISGO Centennial-2013” (Rajans International Scout Gathering of Centennial – 2013) with the support of Old Rajans Scout Association to commemorate 100 years of scouting. 

100 Years of Scouting

2012 Sri Lanka Stamps of 100 Years of Scouting in Sri Lanka.Sri Lanka miniature sheet of 100 Years of Scouting in Sri Lanka. 2012 Sri Lanka souvenir sheet.