Thursday, April 5, 2012

Vietnam 2011 - Quan họ Bắc Ninh Folk Song (Cultural Heritage Intangible Representation of Humanity)

Quan họ Bắc Ninh (cultural heritage intangible representation of humanity)

Quan họ Bắc Ninh are folk songs of Northern delta of Vietnam. The songs are performed as alternating verses between two women from one village who sing in harmony, and two men from another village who respond with similar melodies. It also is a form ofinstantexchange oflovebetweenmen and women. Quan họ Bắc Ninh is recognized as the cultural heritage intangible representation of humanity by UNESCO on 30th of September 2009.

Date of issue: 15 January 2011
Stamp size: 43 x 32 (mm) & 32 x 43 (mm)
Block size: 90 x 60 (mm)
Perforation: 13
Sheet composition: 20 (4x5)
Designer: Mr. Nguyen Du & Mr. Đỗ Lệnh Tuấn
Printing process: Offset
Colour:    Multicoloured
Paper: Gummed
Printer: Postal Stamps Printing Company (in Ho Chi Minh City)

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