Dragon Boat Racing – Joint Issue of Stamps – Australia & Hong Kong China -2001
The Dragon Boat (Tuen Ng) festival is one of the major Chinese Festivals of the Year. dragon boat races are held to remember the river search for Qu Yuan an ancient patriot and poet who took his life at corrupt politics at Court.The special boats have ornately carved and painted Dragon heads. The paddlers race to beating of drums and roars of the crowd. It also fastest growing water sports in Australia now.
A set of two stamps each was issued by Australia and Hong Kong China on this beautiful Dragon Boat racing .
All the four stamps on a First Day Cover are listed with cancellations of Sydney and Hong Kong. The designs on stamps are
Australia -45c – Dragon Boats & Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
Australia $1 (International Post ) – Dragon Boats & Sydney Opera House.
Hong Kong China $5- Dragon Boats & Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
Hong Kong China $5 -Dragon Boats & Sydney Opera House.