Korea Post 17th International Postage Stamp Design Contest

Korea Post 17th International Postage Stamp Design Contest
By: Philippine Embassy
The Embassy of the Philippines in Korea encourages all Filipinos both in Korea and in the Philippines to submit entries to the 17th International Postage Stamp Design Contest, organized by the Korea Post.
For this year’s contest, entries will be accepted from 07 July to 06 September 2011, in the theme of “Sharing Hope.” Two Grand Prize winning designs will be issued as postage stamps in 2012.

Contest Guidelines:

Theme: Sharing Hope
(Express the message that we must aid our neighbors around the world who are suffering from poverty, disease, disaster, etc.)

a. Youth Category: 17 years of age and under
b. General Category : 18 years of age and over

Submission Guidelines:
a. Number of entries submitted: No limit
b. Size of design: 15cm (width) x 20cm (length) or 20cm (width) x 15cm (length)
c. On an A4-sized hardboard, the entry work should be attached on the front and the application form on the back (application forms can be downloaded from the webpage of Korea Post www.koreapost.go.kr or www.koreastamp.go.kr )
d. Only works (including computer graphics) that have not been submitted to other contests shall be accepted and the original copy must be submitted at all times.
e. There are no restrictions in the range of materials and colors used in the works, but three-dimensional works will not be accepted.
f. The design shall not incorporate postage stamp names (themes, subtitles) or the numbers representing the denomination or year of issues.
g. Application period: 07 July to 06 September 2011.
h. For the overseas part, only those works that arrived by 05 September 2011 will be eligible.
i. Address for entries:
Postage Stamps and Philately Division
Korea Post
6 Jongno, Jongno-gu
Seoul, 110-110, Republic of Korea


Grand Prize Winner: Youth Category- KRW 2,000,000
General Category – KRW 3,000,000

For more details on the contest, please refer to the following website:


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