The stamp collection on traditional music instruments exhibited at the International Stamp Exhibition in 1996. (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – The fifth national stamp exhibition (Vietstampex) is going to take place in Hanoi from December 11 to 13 with the participation of 19 stamp associations from across the country.

The event will feature thousands of precious stamps, including ancient ones dating back to the 19th century, to bring visitors fresh perspectives on the nation’s culture, revolutionary history, late President Ho Chi Minh, relations with ASEAN and 70 years of the post office sector.

Chairman of the member council of the Vietnam Post Do Ngoc Binh said the 2015 Vietstampex will create a venue for stamp collectors to share their experiences and popularise their hobby in the community.

The expo will be held at the Vietnam-Soviet Cultural Friendship Palace by the Vietnam Post and Vietnam Stamp in celebration of the formation of the ASEAN Community at the end of this year.-VNA