Title : POSTAGE STAMPS COMMEMORATIVE OF THE 64th NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL
Stamp Serial#
1316 
KPC#
C-976 
MICHEL#
1341 
StanGib#
1584 
Scott#
1351 
Date of Issue
10/06/1983 
Quantity
3,000,000 
Denomination
70 won 
Design
Soccer 
Designer
Kim Sung-sil 
Image Area
23mm*33mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
5Ąż5 
Paper
White
Unwatermarked
Print
Government Printing & Mint Agency of the Republic of korea 
Description
The 64th National Sports Festival, with "Powerful Physical Strength, Solid Unity, splendid March Forward", as its slogan, is held for six days from October 6 through 11, 1983, in the City of Inchon, which is celebrating the centennial anniversary of its opening as a port.

This 64th Festival, especially meanignful in that it could serve as an occasion of evaluation of our athletic srtength in preparation for the 86 Asian Games and 88 Olympics, scheduled to be hosted by our country, is expected to be participated in by more than 18,000 athletes and officials from all over the country, who will compete in 27 events including athletics, soccer, swimming, etc. and in the four demonstration events, modern pantathron (only three categories this year), roller skating, yaching and bowling.

The annual national sports festival contributes greatly to cultivating perseverance and unity through fierce competition, strengthening law-abiding spirit through rigorous application of rules, and enlightening the public on the spirit of fair play. It has also been an arena where the strong tenacity and potential strength of our nation were cultivated to inhance our national prestige in international arenas.

The Ministry of Communications issues these commemorative postage stamps for our youths, who will do their very best for the honor of the city or province they represent, and also for the true sportsmanship that will be exemplified by them, in this national sports festival.