Saturday, November 08, 2008

China 2009 World Stamp Exhibition

China's CCTV reports, "The World Stamp Exhibition prepares to come to China for a second time. The annual event moves around the world from year to year. Next year it will be in Luoyang in central China's Henan province. An introductory exhibition has begun a tour of sixty Chinese cities, in preparation for the major event next April."

China 2009 World Stamp Exhibition is under the patronage of Federation of International Philately and is sponsored by China State Post Bureau,People’s Government of Henan Province, China Post Group, All-China Philatelic Federation and undertaken by the People’s Government of Luoyang City, Henan Province.

Accroding to the write-up, "It's an influential event with a history of a hundred-and-fifty-years. The touring exhibition will showcase achievements in the Chinese postal system over the decades. The tour also emphasizes the historical and cultural significance of Henan. The province is considered as the birth place of Chinese civilization."

Shown above, the exhibition's emblem which features the ancient gate tower in Luoyang, flying pigeons (which represent peace and development), the earth, and the words “CHINA 2009."

To read the entire article and watch a video, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM