Aug 4, 2009

The Great Hall of the People FDC from CHINA

FDC Name:The Great Hall of the People
Issue date:18th JULY'2009
Details:China National Philatelic Corporation issued 2 FDC with a set of 2 stamps with total face value 2.40 yuan.The details are as follows.

  • 1.20: The East Gate.The East Gate is the main entrance to the Great Hall of the People, where welcome ceremonies for national guests take place while the Guard of Honor of the three services of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) is reviewed.

  • 1.20: The Great Auditorium.The ceiling illumination system of the Great Auditorium has a red five-star lighting as the center, surrounded by golden sunflower petals and rays of luster, and the rest of the ceiling is dotted with more than 500 lamps shining like stars, symbolizing that people of all ethnic groups of the nation rally closely around the CPC Central Committee.Constructed in 1959, and personally named by Chairman Mao Zedong, the Great Hall of the People covers an area of 15 hectares with a floor space of 171,800 square meters. In addition to the 10,000-seat Great Auditorium, the Banquet Hall, the conference hall of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), the building also houses 34 reception chambers named after different provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities and special administrative regions of the country. It is an important venue for the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the State government to hold political, diplomatic and social events, and there the Standing Committee of the NPC handles official business.Over the past 50 years, the Great Hall of the People has witnessed the course of the Chinese people towards great prosperity through reform and opening-up under the leadership of the CPC, the construction and development of China's socialist democracy and legal system, and the remarkable achievements of the nation in economic, political, cultural and social construction. The year 2009 marks the 50th anniversary of the Great Hall of the People.

Remark:Nice real posted FDC from my friend Fan from China but there are two official FDC was issued but he has posted only one.I would love to have 2 FDC.

1 comment:

Fan Ming said...

Rath, because China Philatelic Company issues too many 1 stamp 1 FDC set in this year, it's a big budget for me to send all of 1 stamp 1 FDC to you.

BTW, can you answer my email quickly? lol, and I have received your great FDCs, I like them, but a little bit wet during the way to me.


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