Title : THE 17TH WORLD JAMBOREE  (View Souvenire Sheet)
Stamp Serial#
1654 
KPC#
C-1256 
MICHEL#
1678 
StanGib#
1960 
Scott#
1639 
Date of Issue
08/08/1991 
Quantity
3,000,000 
Denomination
100 won 
Design
A Boy Scout and the Mask of the 17th World jamboree 
Designer
Won, In-Jae 
Image Area
23mm*33mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
Sheet of 20(4*5) 
Paper
White Unwatermarked
Print
Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation 
Description
Jamboree which means "Gay party", or "Festival gathering", symbolizes hope for youths worldwide. Under the theme of "Many lands, one world", the 17th World Jamboree will be held in Kosung, Kang won-do, Korea from August 8 to 16.

This international event has been held every 4 years since the first World Jamboree in 1920. A Jamboree is a large outdoor gathering of Boy Scouts members, usually nationwide or international in scope. The name has been used since Sir Baden-powell, the founder of the Boy Scouts, called the first world camping assembly "World Jamboree".

The Scout movement, which boasts 250 million members worldwide, is an organiztion which trains youths through collective activites. In particular, it places special emphasis on good citizenship, leadership, as well as development of his own potential to the fullest extent in order to contribute to their country and toward world peace.

The Ministry of Communications issues this postage stamp in commemoration of the 17th World Jamboree, which transcends nationality, color, religion, or language, bringing the global community together through youths of the earth village, who are the hope for the future.