New stamp collection on Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house issued
Thursday, 18/05/2023 12:15 (GMT+7)
A ceremony was held by the Ministry of Information and Communications, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and the Management Board of President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum to issue a stamp collection named “Uncle Ho’s stilt house in Presidential Palace” on the occasion of President Ho Chi Minh’s 133rd birthday.
| The stamp features Uncle Ho’s stilt house in Presidential Palace (Photo: MIC)
The stamp shows the image of President Ho Chi Minh working in a small room in the stilt house, while the block features the entire stilt house and outlines the scene of the garden and fish pond around the house. The stamp set has highlighted the elegant architectural features and simple decoration of the stilt house, which is a unique piece of architecture in harmony with nature.
Designed by artist Le Khanh Vuong, the collection includes a 43 x 32 mm stamp and a 70 x 100 mm block with face values of 4,000 VND and 15,000 VND respectively.
The collection set is available on the postal network from May 17, 2023, to December 31, 2024.
Speaking at the event, Director of the Postal Department under the Ministry of Information and Communications La Hoang Trung said that President Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house at the Presidential Palace is an invaluable spiritual heritage, an icon for the ideology, morality, and revolutionary qualities of the President who had wholeheartedly worked for the national revolutionary cause, for the happiness of the people, the friendship, peace and progress of mankind.
Built in April 1958 and inaugurated a month later, President Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house at the Presidential Palace is where he lived and directed revolutionary activities./.