Title : PHILAKOREA2002 World Stamp Exhibition
 
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Stamp Serial#
2261 
KPC#
C-1739 
MICHEL#
2288 
StanGib#
2639 
Scott#
2103 
Date of Issue
08/02/2002 
Quantity
1,800,000 
Denomination
190 won 
Design
The symbols for PHILAKOREA and talchum, the mask dance 
Designer
Kim Sang-am 
Image Area
36mm x 26mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
5 x 4 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Printing process
and colors
Photogravure, five colors (printed using OVI) 
Print
Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation 
Description
The PHILAKOREA 2002 World Stamp Exhibition will be held during ten days from Aug. 2 to Aug. 11, 2002 at Seoul's COEX Complex (Pacific Hall and Indian Hall).

A wide variety of events are planned for the exhibition including displays and performances as well as interactive events in which visitors will be invited to participate. Programs planned for the exhibition include the PhilaKorea 2002 Day, Mask Day, Dealer Day, Korea Post Day, Philatelist Day, Youth Philatelist Day, Love Day, International Friendship Day, Participation & Progress Day and Family Day. In addition to opening their own publicity halls, local governments have organized performances to be staged every day including Yangjubyeol Sandaenori, Songpa Sandaenori, Taekgyeon, Andong Hahoebyeol Exorcism, Dongnaeyaryu & Dongnaehakchum Dance, Gangryeong Mask Dance as well as performances by the Chungnam Provincial Korean Traditional Music Band, Jeonnam Provincial Korean Traditional Music Band, and Jeonbuk Provincial Korean Traditional Music Band. Other programs include face painting & airbrush, making gigantic three-dimensional stamps, making mosaic picture stamps, magic shows and character shows.

The design of the commemorative stamp for PHILAKOREA2002 World Stamp Exhibition depicts the symbols for PHILAKOREA and talchum, the mask dance. The margin of the stamp is printed with color codes with the stamp being issued without perforation.