New Releases: Master Craftsmen of Korea (25 January 2017)

(News from 한국우취연합 / Philatelic Federation of Korea) Korea Post is issuing commemorative stamps featuring four master craftsmen recognized by the government for ability to produce National Intangible Cultural Heritage. These artisans worked in traditional crafts for decades and made great contributions to the preservation of Koreas beautiful cultural heritage. 

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Editorial (KP Vol. 50, No. 3)

On February 11, 2005, there was a special presentation of the stamp issued to commemorate the “successful cloning of human embryonic stem cells” by a Korean professor, Hwang Woo-suk of Seoul National University. The Summer, 2005, issue of Korean Stamp Review said that this event was “a most brilliant, phenomenal achievement that has surely enhanced […]

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New releases: Science in Korea (3rd) (27 April 2017)

(News from 한국우취연합 / Philatelic Federation of Korea) Korea Post is introducing three inductees of the Korea Science and Technology Hall of Fame – King Sejong the Great, Choi Mu-seon, and Woo Jang-chun – in the third series of the “distinguished figures who made contributions to Koreas advancement in science and technology” postage stamps. 

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New releases: Stamp Design Contest (2 May 2017)

(News from 한국우취연합 / Philatelic Federation of Korea) Korea Post has been holding the International Postage Stamp Design Contest each year to boost public interest in stamps and to promote the culture of communication using letters and stamps. The annual contest is open to anyone in Korea and overseas under two categories, Youth and General. 

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