Friday, April 29, 2016

China 2016 - Tangshan International Horticultural Exposition

ISSUE DATE: 29 April 2016
STAMP SIZE: 40 x 30 mm

Themed "City and Nature-Phoenix Nirvana", Tangshan International Horticultural Exposition 2016 opened in South Lake Park of Tangshan, north China's Hebei Province on April 29.

Aiming to create an unforgettable event, the idea of the exposition centered on environmental protection, a low carbon lifestyle and harmonious interconnection between city and nature.

Coinciding with the 40th anniversary of the Tangshan earthquake, the event showcased reconstruction and restoration results achieved by the city, expressing local people's determination in environmental protection, ecological restoration and sustainable development.

The first set of stamps depicts the low carbon lifestyle pavilion, Tangshan Park, as well as a phoenix gracefully coming to rest.

The second set of stamps depicts the phoenix flying towards the sun and a phoenix flower fairy.

Stamp images and description thanks to China Post

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