Stamps issue to greet Year of the Buffalo 2021

The Ministry of Information and Communications on December 12issued a set of stamps to greet 2021, the Year of the Buffalo.

Stamps issue to greet Year of the Buffalo 2021.

 


Designed by painter Nguyen Quang Vinh, the stamp set includes two stamp samples and one bloc.

The first sample, valued VND4,000, features a father buffalo carrying a basket of fruits and dong leaves, which are used to wrap chung (square glutinous rice) cake – an indispensable dish of Vietnamese people during Tet (lunar New Year) festival, on his back. The buffalo is painted with cheerful face while running in a flower field.

The second sample, valued VND15,000, illustrates a mother buffalo and her child dressed in yellow apricot clothes. The mother buffalo is carrying a tray of fruits on her back while her child is excitedly running along to welcome the spring.

Notably, when they are placed closer together, the tails of the father and mother buffalos will create a heart shape, conveying wishes for love and happiness in the New Year.

Meanwhile, the VND38,000 bloc portrays two trays of five fruits, which are Vietnamese people’s offerings to their ancestors in New Year celebration, with a branch of peach flowers blossoming in the top.

The stamp set is available on the public postal network from December 12, 2020, to June 30, 2022. Nhan Dan

 
 

Other News

.
Striker Anh Duc’s time not up quite yet
Striker Anh Duc’s time not up quite yet
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  25/03/2021 

When former top national team striker Nguyen Anh Duc joined Long An FC in the V.League 2 last month, it was unclear if the 36-year could contribute on the pitch at his advanced age.

Vietnam-based band achieves international recognition from Spotify
Vietnam-based band achieves international recognition from Spotify
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  25/03/2021 

Vietnam-based Indie/Rock band SHADYLANES has had their song Headlock placed on an internationally recognised playlist by Spotify curators.

Vietnamese martial arts seek UNESCO title
Vietnamese martial arts seek UNESCO title
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  25/03/2021 

The People’s Committee of Binh Dinh Province is currently working on submitting a request for UNESCO recognition of its traditional martial arts as an intangible part of humanity’s cultural heritage.

Ministry announces venues for SEA Games 31 competitions
Ministry announces venues for SEA Games 31 competitions
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  25/03/2021 

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has recently announced a list of venues for sport competitions of the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31).

Tien Phong Marathon offers int’l chances for pro, amateur runners
Tien Phong Marathon offers int’l chances for pro, amateur runners
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  25/03/2021 

The Tien Phong Newspaper National Marathon Championship will not only test the national athletics team but also be a chance for amateur runners to win a chance to compete in the coming SEA Games.

Shooters take World Cup silver but no Olympic slot
Shooters take World Cup silver but no Olympic slot
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  24/03/2021 

Vietnamese shooters won a silver medal at the International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup but failed to secure an Olympic slot.

Ngoc Thao in top 20 of Miss Grand 2020 pageant’s swimsuit competition
Ngoc Thao in top 20 of Miss Grand 2020 pageant’s swimsuit competition
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  24/03/2021 

Vietnamese contestant Ngoc Thao entered the top 20 in the swimsuit competition at Miss Grand International 2021 pageant thanks to the audience's votes.

Back on the mat after mental struggles
Back on the mat after mental struggles
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  24/03/2021 

She may be drenched in sweat, exhausted, and in pain, but she 'loves' it. The 23-year-old Nguyen Thi Ngoan has just finished a tough morning training session, which at one time she thought she would never get to experience again.

Ao dai through the lens of Russian photographer
Ao dai through the lens of Russian photographer
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  23/03/2021 

Ao dai (Vietnamese traditional dress) brings out the elegance and strength of Vietnamese women, and it always leaves a strong impression on Russians, said Vera Mazhirina, a Russian journalist and photographer.

A self-portrait of painter Le Pho auctioned for one million dollars
A self-portrait of painter Le Pho auctioned for one million dollars
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  23/03/2021 

The painting “Autoportrait dans la forêt” (A self-portrait in the forest) by Le Pho (1907-2001) fetched over one million dollars at an auction at Sotheby's, Paris on March 16.

Colours burst in floral creations
Colours burst in floral creations
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  25/03/2021 

Under the skilled hands of artist Nguyen Thi Huong Thuy, balls of clay became beautiful flowers right before your eyes. Beyond her clay flowers and flower pots, she also creates 3D flower paintings that are sophisticated and impressively realistic.

VN marksmen to miss 2021 Olympics
VN marksmen to miss 2021 Olympics
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  22/03/2021 

Vietnamese shooters failed to win a card to the 2021 Olympics in the final qualifying round of the World Shooting Cup.

Cai luong theatre offers new projects
Cai luong theatre offers new projects
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  22/03/2021 

HCM City’s Tran Huu Trang Theatre in co-operation with its partner, the city’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, will launch two projects offering cai luong shows in the city and neighbouring provinces next month. 

Swimmers compete at home, hope to win Olympic berths
Swimmers compete at home, hope to win Olympic berths
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  22/03/2021 

Vietnamese swimmers will have A chance to earn their Olympics slots this May.

Entertainment News on March 22-28
Entertainment News on March 22-28
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  22/03/2021 

MUSIC & PERFORMANCES

Love praised at festival in Thanh Hoa
Love praised at festival in Thanh Hoa
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  22/03/2021 

A festival to celebrate love and marriage will be held in the central coastal city of Sam Son of Thanh Hoa Province by local authorities as a special tourism product for the locality.

The 200km journey of a world chess champion
The 200km journey of a world chess champion
FEATUREicon  22/03/2021 

Nguyen Thien Ngan, 10th grader at Chu Van An High School, Thai Nguyen Province, has earned people’s admiration for winning nearly 180 medals after nine years of competition.

Victorious artist: 40 years as a woman in disguise
Victorious artist: 40 years as a woman in disguise
FEATUREicon  21/03/2021 

Every Lunar New year, a man impersonates a traditionally dressed woman and immerses himself in a ritual dance to pray for blessings for everyone.

A “phenomenon” of modern literature passes away
A “phenomenon” of modern literature passes away
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  21/03/2021 

Writer Nguyen Huy Thiep, who has been considered a phenomenon of Vietnamese literature passed away on Sunday at his home in Hanoi. He was 71.

Ceramic buffalo sculptures feature traditional culture
Ceramic buffalo sculptures feature traditional culture
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  21/03/2021 

A collection of ceramic sculptures, “Buffalo garden,” by artisan Tran Nam Tuoc features the traditional culture and also reminds a familiar image of the animal in Buddhist meditation.

 
 
 
Leave your comment on an article

OR QUICK LOGIN