A stamp collection was released yesterday in commemoration of celebrated poet Nguyen Du's 250th birthday anniversary (1765-2015), who was honored as a World Cultural Figure by the UN cultural agency UNICEF.
The Ministry of Information and Communications, the Department of Vietnamese Post Office and the People's Committee in the central province of Ha Tinh-Nguyen Du's homeland held a meeting to issue the stamp collection
Each 43 x 32 mm stamp designed by artist Nguyen Du of the Department of Vietnamese Post Office features statue of poet Nguyen Du which stands out against his famous poetry "Kim Van Kieu story" first published in Vietnamese script. The design of stamp block is image of writer Nguyen Du and Kieu story.
As scheduled, the stamp collection will be released to the public .post office from December 5, 2015 to June 30, 2017.
The issuance of the stamp collection is to honor great poet Nguyen Du's contribution to the country's literature.