First Northeast Asia Post Festival Concludes2010-03-15The First Northeast Asia Postal Festival concluded on December 26, 2010, at the Five Ring Haoting Gymnasium in Hunchun City in Northeast China's Jilin Province.
The four-day festival exhibited 60 albums of stamps, 960 stamp mounting papers and more than 30 collections of stamps belonging to Primorskiy Kray of Russia, Anhong of South Korea and Hunchun of China. More than 100 paintings and calligraphy works, sculptures, and paper cutting creations, from the three parts of the world were also displayed.
The Election Assembly of the Hunchun Philately Association and an international philately forum took place during the festival.
Located on China-Russia-South Korea border, Hunchun has a long history of frontier postal communication.
Hosted by the Hunchun Municipal Government and co-organized by the Municipal Publicity Department, the Post Office and the Literary Federation, the festival aims to promote the development of Hunchun's postal service and stamp collection business, to strengthen co-operation of stamp collectors from Hunchun and Northeast Asian countries and to enhance cultural exchanges via philately culture.