Jinjiang element becomes “China’s Visiting Card” for the first time
QUANZHOU, CHINA – Media outreach – March 8, 2022 – The Jinjiang element has become the “visiting card of China” for the first time. — The Anhai-themed stamp, one of the commemorative stamps of the “Ancient Cities of China (IV)” series, will be officially released on May 19 this year.
It is understood that the “Ancient Cities of China (IV)” has been officially considered in the “2022 Issuance Plan for Commemorative Stamps”, as approved by the State Post Bureau and the china post. In the set of 4 commemorative stamps, one is the image of the ancient town of Anhai, Jinjiang, which is also the first time that the Jinjiang element appears in the stamps as part of the national themes.
“Anhai Ancient Town of Jinjiang on the “visiting card of China” could never happen every day. This is only the 5th series of Quanzhou themed commemorative stamps and the first commemorative stamps on the theme of Jinjiang since the founding of New China in 1949.” Liu Yarong, head of the philately and cultural media department of China Post, Jinjiang Branch, said the selection of the ancient city of Anhai as the theme of the commemorative stamp has significant and far-reaching significance for China Post. display and promotion of Jinjiang, especially the cultural and historical heritage of Anhai. features, enhancing Jinjiang’s popularity and boosting Jinjiang’s cultural tourism.
Stamps, as a nation’s calling card, are issued each year in a limited number of sets and pieces. In addition, the theme and content of issued stamps are strictly controlled with high requirements in approval procedures, which makes it even more difficult for the local theme to be present on national stamps. Therefore, there is no surprise when the application of the ancient city of Anhai on the theme of the national stamp took 5 years in Jinjiang.
In recent years, taking the initiative to consciously integrate into the overall development of Jinjiang, Anhai has tried to put the unique and profound humanities and historical heritage to good use. United by the unique culture and activated by the united force, the Anhai government will sincerely promote the protection of the ancient city, the heritage of culture, the revitalization of the famous city, so that greater achievements can be achieved in this new era.
An Anhai city official said that Anhai ancient city on China’s “visiting card” is a recognition of Anhai’s achievements, inspiring their cultural confidence in “the ancient city of China”. ‘Anping with a high reputation on the maritime silk road’ and their desire to win the honor of the city. The government of Anhai will make a thorough study to make good use of China’s business card, so that Anhai’s fame can be actively promoted, its cultural tourism appeal increased, and greater development benefits.