Sunday, December 9, 2012

China Issues Confucius Institute Postage Stamps

China Post has issued a pair of postage stamps honoring Confucius Institute. Confucius Institutes are non-profit public institutions aligned with government of China to promote the Chinese language and culture.

The first institutes opened in 2004 in Uzbekistan and South Korea. Since then dozens have opened in countries around the world.

The stamps feature themes of exchange and teaching respectively.

Learn more at China National Philatelic Corporation

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