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PON XVIII 2012

22 February 2012

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(1 Sheet Stamps,  2 FDC ) exclude shipping charges

Pekan Olah Raga Nasional (PON) or National Sports Week is a national multi-event sports held every four years. As the ultimate national sport event, PON become a means of increasing national sports achievement and evaluation of development results conducted by the Indonesian National Sports Committee of the province along with other sports stakeholders in the region. PON is expected to be captured through the seeds of potential athletes who can be developed and improved to achieve higher performance.

Firstly held in Solo on 8 to 12 September 1948, PON was intended as a means to unite the nation through sports activities. At present time the main goal is still relevant, especially in order to maintain the integrity of the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia. Through the rotated organizing of PON, it will create equitable development, especially the construction of sports facilities and infrastructure as well as other sector in the region. In turn, this will accelerate the development of sports achievement and at the same time strengthen national unity.

PON XVII 2012 Riau Province held for 12 days, from March 9 to 20  September 2012. As an organizer, Riau Province modernizes the venues and related facilities using information technology. Modernization in organizing PON is also expected to cultivate an orderly conduct of life and maintain the cleanliness and safety which is reflected in the concept of Green PON XVIII in 2012 Riau Province. This concept offers programs of reforestation, beautifying the city, creating beautiful and comfortable atmosphere in the venues neighborhood, hotels as well as adding the lungs of the city.

PON XVIII Riau Province 2012 competes 39 sports consists of 555 numbers. The game is held in ten districts and cities, namely Pekanbaru, kampar, Rokan Hulu, Pelalawan, Indragiri Hulu, Kuantan Singingi, Bengkalis, Dumai, Siak, and Indragiri Hilir. Opening and Closing Ceremony is held at the Main Stadium located in the Sports University of Riau, Pekanbaru. To commemorate this national sports occasion, stamp series of PON 2012 is issued featuring parachuting, shooting, gymnastic, sepak takraw, sailing, and canoe.

 

TECHNICAL DETAILS

STAMPS

Classification of Issuance

:

Special Stamp

Product Code

:

121102

Issue date

:

22 February 2012

Designs and Denominations

:

1/6 Parachuting Rp 2.500,-

2/6 Shooting Rp. 2.500,-

3/6 Gymnastics Rp 2.500,-

4/6 Sepak Takraw Rp 2.500,-

5/6 Sailing Rp 2.500,-

6/6 Canoe Rp 2.500,-

Size

:

41.06 mm x 25.31 mm

Perforations

:

12.75 x 13.50

Sheet Composition

:

24 pieces (6x4)

Price per Sheet

:

Rp 15.000,-

Colours

:

4 colors separation + 1 invisible ink

Paper

:

Tullis Russel

Gum

:

PVA

Printing Process

:

Offset

Printing Quantity

:

300.000 sets

Illustrator

Designer

:

PB PON

Pidi Baiq

Printer

:

AMG Security Printing

First Day Covers #1

Product Code

:

122102-1

Price

:

Rp 9.500,-

Printing Quantity

:

4.000 sets

Designer

:

Pidi Baiq

First Day Covers #2

Product Code

:

122102-2

Price

:

Rp 9.500,-

Printing Quantity

:

4.000 sets

Designer

Pidi Baiq

Stamp Sales Period                    : 22 February 2012 31 December 2015

Period of Validity For Postage      :  22 February 2012 31 December2017

 

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