Title : POSTAGE STAMP IN COMMEMORATION OF THE MISS UNIVERSE BEAUTY PAGEANT 1980
Stamp Serial#
1178 
KPC#
C-863 
MICHEL#
1203 
StanGib#
1436 
Scott#
1223 
Date of Issue
07/08/1980 
Quantity
6,000,000 
Denomination
30 won 
Design
Venus and Belles 
Designer
Jeon Hee-han 
Image Area
23mm*33mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
5Ąż5 
Paper
White
Unwatermarked
Print
Government Printing & Mint Agency of the Republic of korea 
Description
Korea is hosting the 29th Miss Universe Beauty Pageant at the Sejong Cultural Center, Seoul, from June 28 through July 8.

Beauty contestants from more than 80 countries, their chaperones, Miss Universe officials and reporters will come for one of the most colorful and beautiful of all the events of the world. The contestants will begin to arrive in Seoul on June 15. The opening ceremony, on June 28, will be followed by a series of splendid preliminary pageants, including one for national costume presentation. During the pageant period, the contestants and their entourage will visit some scenic and cultural spots of Korea, and television cameras will follow them, so that people at home and abroad may take a look at those spots together with them.

The final contest, on July 8, will be the climactic moment which will be broadcast live all over the world, interspersed with introductions to Korea, its people and culture, The live telecast is expected to be watched by 600 million people in some 50 countries.

The Ministry of Communications issues this postage stamp to commemorate this auspicious event of beauty which will contribute to the betterment of friendship, not only among the contestants themselves, but also among the nations they represent.