Source: CCTV.com

11-05-2008 09:31

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.

The World Stamp Exhibition prepares to come to China for a second time. The annual event moves around the world from year to year. 
The World Stamp Exhibition prepares to come to China for a 
second time. The annual event moves around the world from 
year to year. 

The tour exhibition, takes a major role in the prelude to the World Stamp Exhibition. It opened Monday in Anyang. The city - in Henan, was a centre for the ancient Yin and Shang dynasties. A stamp album depicting Anyang's history and culture was also released in conjunction with the opening.

The World Stamp Exhibition is under the patronage of Federation of International Philately. 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.

The World Stamp Exhibition prepares to come to China for a second time. The annual event moves around the world from year to year. 
The World Stamp Exhibition prepares to come to China for a 
second time. The annual event moves around the world from 
year to year.
 

Luoyang, served as the capital for many dynasties in the Chinese history.

After Anyang, the show heads to fifty nine more cities in China including Beijing, Tianjin and Shanghai. The exhibits arrive in Luoyan in next April in time for the opening of the World Stamp Exhibition.

 

Editor:Liu Fang