07 April 2009

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CHINA 2009 World Stamp Exhibition
CHINA 2009 World Stamp Exhibition will be held in Luoyang, Henan, China on 10-16 April 2009.Three thousand frames will be on display, including 2,800 competitive ones and 200 non-competitive ones.
The emblem and mascot of the 2009 World Stamp Exhibition were unveiled in China on Wednesday, under the theme "A gathering in the City of Peonies". The emblem, with a stamp-shaped blue background, features an ancient city gate of Luoyang, the host city, below a blooming peony with its seven petals in the shape of pigeons. The emblem symbolizes the host city's long history, profound culture and distinctive regional characteristics. The mascot, called the "Peony Messenger", is a flying pink peony with a green message on its hand, which extends the host city's warm welcome to guests from home and abroad.
According to the organizing committee, 63 countries had applied to participate the seven-day exhibition with another 40 countries and regions to come. The exhibition is to receive an estimated 600,000 visitors from China and overseas.
Jointly sponsored by the State Post Bureau, the China Post Group and the All China Philatelic Federation and the People's Government of Henan Province, the 2009 World Stamp Exhibition will open in Luoyang City, Henan, on April 10, 2009.

The new hall of Luoyang Museum, where China 2009 World Stamp Exhibition will be held, in Luoyang, central China's Henen province.

New stamp on China 2009
A stamp sheetlet will be issued on 7 April 2009 to commemorate Hongkong Post’s participation in this event.The stamp sheetlet vividly captures the artistic images of Peony and Bauhinia blakeana, the city flower of Luoyang and Hong Kong respectively. With Peony depicted in the centre of the stamp against the background of Bauhinia blakeana, it is symbolic of Hongkong Post’s enthusiastic support of CHINA 2009.

Special Cover on Wild life
A special cover on 'Save Wild Life' was issued on 28 March 2009 during CHAIPEX -2009 at Chaibasa, Jharkhand. For more details Contact Ashok Tiwary - E-Mail ashoktiwary695@gmail.com

Postal Auction
ITS Postal Auction No.44 - Last Date: 30.4.2009See scans of some lots at http://www.flickr.com/photos/its_offers
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Woman's Day Miniature Sheet


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