Sports in HongKong Stamp Issue

hongkong sports stampsHongkong Post will issue stamps on “Sports in Hong Kong” on 23rd April 2015.The stamps depicts six popular sports in Hong Kong as selected by the public in an online voting exercise, “My Favourite Sports”, organised by Hongkong Post in early 2014, namely cycling, table tennis, football, athletics, badminton and swimming. The six stamps show athletes in action, each with a silhouette of the sportsperson against a colourful background. To echo the sports theme, Hongkong Post has made this its first-ever set of thermochromically printed stamps.The silhouettes of the athletes are printed in thermochromic ink and they change colour with changes in temperature. The overall stamp designs convey a sense of the action-packed and energy-charged nature of sports.

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