Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Stamps printed on Special Paper

Category - Touch
Subcategory - Stamps printed from Special Traditional Paper / Stamps with Interactive (QR/Bar/Augmented Reality/C) codes

This new category is for Stamps made from Special Traditional Paper like the Korean traditional paper HANJI 

South Korea 2014 Arirang Stamp on Traditonal paper

Issue date 07 August 2014

PHILAKOREA 2014 World Stamp Exhibition will be held from August 7 to 12, 2014. A 2 set commemorative stamps featuring “Arirang,” a lyrical folk song of Korea designated a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2012 was released during this exhibition. 

As the representative folk song enjoyed by the Korean people, Arirang is a song in various forms always consists of the refrain ‘Arirang, arariyo.’ 

For the first time, the commemorative stamps have been printed on the traditional Korean paper, Hanji. Image Recognition Technology was applied to the commemorative stamps. When each stamp is viewed via a smart phone or tablet PC, a short film about Arirang can be appreciated. 

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Stamps with Interactive (QR/Bar/Augmented Reality/C) codes

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