The Vietnam Post Corporation has unveiled it will issue a set of stamps on September 24 to promote the contribution of sport to peace and to highlight the 5th Asian Beach Games.
The date of issue coincides exactly with the commencement of the 5th Asian Beach Games (September 24-October 3) hosted by the city of Danang at the popular tourist destination of Nha Trang.
The stamps were designed by Nguyen Du from the Vietnam Post Corporation and feature two of the major sports events of the 2016 Asian Beach Games – volleyball and coastal rowing.
The 2016 Asian Beach Games are the second Olympic Council of Asia event hosted by a major city in Vietnam, following the 3rd Asian Indoor Games in Hanoi in 2009.
The Olympic movement inspires people to contribute to a peaceful future for humankind through the educational value of sport. It brings together athletes from all parts of the world for sporting events.
One of the objectives of this great international sporting event the – 5th Asian Beach Games – is to promote peace, respect, mutual understanding and goodwill – goals Vietnam shares with the United NationsVOV