Stamps featuring the Philippine lnternational Arts Festival 2009
The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a set of stamps in celebration of The Philippine International Arts Festival 2009.
|Kind of Issue:||Special|
|Denomination and Quantity:||P7 — 100,000|
|Date of Issue:||February 16, 2009|
|Last Day of Sale:||February 15, 2010 (As stocks allow)|
|Sheet Composition:||40 (10 x 4)|
|Size of Stamps:||40mm x 30mm|
|Printing Process:||Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)|
|Paper:||Amstar Company, Inc.|
|Designer||Jesus Alfredo D. Delos Santos|
|Graphic Artist||Angelica Joy B. Mestizo|
|Design Coordinator||Vanessa M. Marquez|
|Designs:||The Seven Arts of Phillipine lnternational Arts Festival|
Through the efforts of the National Commission for Culture & the Arts (NCCA), February is declared under Presidential Degree No. 683 as the National Arts Month. The NCCA provides support to various artistic activities in the country through its Grants Programs. It has also provided many talented individual and groups, especially in the performing arts, the opportunity to study in various institutions abroad and/or compete in international festivals or contest,and many of them have returned bringing honor to the country. Read more
The Stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting February 16, 2009 at the Postage and Philatelic Department, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.