Title : International Olympic Fair Seoul 2001  (View Souvenir Sheet)
Stamp Serial#
2152 
KPC#
C-1650 
MICHEL#
2179 
StanGib#
2492 
Scott#
2048 
Date of Issue
04/27/2001 
Quantity
2,000,000 
Denomination
170 won 
Design
Olympic memorabilia and greetings of Hodori, Korea's Olympic mascot 
Designer
Park, Eun-kyung 
Image Area
36mm*26mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
5*4 
Paper
Print
Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation 
Description
The International Olympic Fair Seoul-2001 will be held in the Olympic Park in Seoul, Korea for nine days from April 28th through May 6th in 2001.

Organized under the theme "Challenge 21-Dream of Sports," this event aims at dispersing the Olympic movement and the Olympic spirit, fostering the fledgling domestic sports and leisure industry by offering expanded venues for international exchanges, and strengthening its competitive edge on the international market.

The fair will comprise many characteristic yet closely linked exhibitions, conferences and academic events. Feast your eyes on the collections of world-renowned collectors of Olympic memorabilia put up for sale, trade and exhibition in the International Olympic Collectors' Fair Seoul-2001. Information related to Olympic memorabilia will also be made readily available for trades during the exhibiton. Those interested in acquiring the advanced technology of the sports industry will find their needs answered in the International Sporting Goods Fair Seoul-2001. The Exhibition of the Collections of the Lausanne Olympic Museum, in Switzerland, will surely merit your visit.

The stamps to be issued in relation to this international event respectively feature the gold medal and the commemorative stamps of the 1st Olympiad held in Athens, the coins issued to commemorate the historical Helsinki Olympics, and the emblem of the International Olympic Fair Seoul-2001. It is fervently hoped that the event will prove to be successful in achieving the organization's ambitious and lofty goals: to promote appreciation for Olympic memorabilia and expose the general public to the global collection culture.