PSNews - The Ministry of Information and Communications announced that, a set of stamps featuring Vietnamese folk games was published by the Vietnam Post Corporation on June 1, on the occasion of the International Children's Day.
The set was drawn by artist To Minh Trang of Vietnam Post, following the Hang Trong folk painting style with bold strokes and eye-catching colours.
The collection includes an envelope depicting a tug of war game and four samples introducing four other games namely "o an quan" (mandarin square capturing), jump rope, "rong ran len may" (the game of dragon and snake), and "bit mat bat de" (catching a goat while blindfolded).
A leader of the Vietnam Post Corporation shared that folk games are not only designed for children’s entertainment but also represent unique Vietnamese traditional culture.
The envelope has a face value of VND19,000 VND and a size of 90 x 60 mm while the stamps measure 43 x 32 mm with a face value of VND4,000 each.
It is used in the postal network from June 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021. By Linh Bui