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Fireworks Display

Taiwan post issued a set of stamps of Fireworks which displays, kaleidoscopes of color and light, look dazzling and spectacular against the inky night sky.

These artful renderings of high-tech sound and light effects really wow people and bring them great joy. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China, Post is releasing a souvenir sheet.

1. This souvenir sheet includes four stamps, each depicting a firework sight fused into a river nightscape. From left to right: the Double Tenth Day fireworks display in Taipei (NT$5), Taipei 101’s New Year fireworks display (NT$5), the Lantern Festival fireworks display on Kaohsiung’s Love River (NT$25), and the Dragon Boat Festival fireworks display in Taoyuan County’s Longtan (NT$25). The background of the souvenir sheet features a fireworks display by the Taipei Ferris Wheel, which conveys a sense of universal celebration.

2. The souvenir sheet is printed in intaglio in combination with offset. For the first time ever, the sheet is hot stamped with optical variable film to highlight the fireworks displays and the play of light and shadow on the Ferris wheel.

Title: Fireworks Display
Date of Issue: 1 January 2011
Country: Taiwan
Denominations: NT$5, NT$5, NT$25

Source: www.post.gov.tw

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