Title : Hometown Special: Ulsan 
( /Hangul)
Stamp Serial#
2258 
KPC#
C-1736 
MICHEL#
2285 
StanGib#
2636 
Scott#
2102a 
Date of Issue
08/01/2002 
Quantity
900,000 
Denomination
190 won 
Design
The mask dance called Cheoyongmu-Ulsan 
Designer
Mo, Ji-won 
Image Area
40mm x 30mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
4 x 4 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Printing process
and colors
Photogravure, five colors 
Print
Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation 
Description
Special stamps featuring the traditional culture and traits of local regions will be issued in commemoration of the PHILAKOREA 2002 World Stamp Exhibition scheduled to be held in Seoul from August 2 to August 11, 2002. These stamps, representing the tangible and intangible cultural themes of 16 local regions in Korea, are designed to promote international relations of local cities as well as the nation's interest in the stamp exhibition.

Hometown Special - Ulsan
The mask dance called Cheoyongmu, which originated from the Legend of Cheoyong during the reign of King Heongang of the Shilla Dynasty, was performed at the royal court to ward off evil spirits. Five performers would dance and sing wearing the masks of Cheoyong in costumes in the colors of blue, red, yellow, white and black.