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26th SEA GAMES Indonesia 2011

18 October 2011

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Southeast Asian Games

The Southeast Asian Games (also known as the SEA Games), is a binnennial multi-sport event involving participants from the current 11 countries of Southeast Asia. The games is under regulation of the Southeast Asian Games Federation with supervision by the International Olympic Commitee (IOC) and the Olympic Council of Asia.

The Southeast Asian Games owes its origins to the Southeast Asian Peninsular Games or SEAP Games, On 22 May 1958, delegates from the countries in Southeast Asian peninsula attending the 3rd Asian Games in Tokyo, Japan has a meeting and agreed to establish a sport organization.

Thailand, Burma (now Myanmar), Malaya (now Malaysia), Laos, South Vietnam and Cambodia (with Singapore included thereafter) were the founding members. These countries agreed to hold the Games blannuallly. The SEAP Games Federation Committee was formed.

The first SEAP Games were held in Bangkok from 12-17 December 1959 comprising more than 527 athletes and officials from Thailand, Burma, Malaya (now Malaysia), Singapore, South Vietnam and Laos participating in 12 sports.

The last game held was the 2009 Southeast Asian Games (running from 9-18 December) which was the first time Laos has ever held a Southeast Asian Games, It has also commemorated the 50 years of the SEA Games, held in Vientiane, Laos.

Indonesia SEA Games 2011 will be held in 11 days from November 11, 2011 - November 22, 2011 in two host cities, Palembang and Jakarta with 542 gold medals to be competed through 44 sports.

Indonesia is set to host the 2011 SEA Games in the SEA Games Federation Council Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand 6 September 2006. This year is te fourth time for Indonesia to be host country for Southeast Asian countries sports festival after in SEA Games X 1979, SEA Games XV 1987, and SEA Games XIX 1997.

As the main host, Palembang will concentrate the games in Jaka Baring sports Complex ehich covers an area of 45 thousand square meters and also at the sports center Gelora Sriwijaya Palembang.

In Jakarta, competition venues will ve centered in Bung Karno Main Stadium (SUGBK). This stadium is the largest and oldest stadium in Indonesia which is very historic for the people of Indonesia which is located in the capital of Jakarta and has seating capacity of about 88 thousand spectators.

 

 

TECHNICAL DETAILS

STAMPS

Classification of Issuance

:

Special Pack

Product Code

:

1111118

Issue date

:

18 October 2011

Designs and Denominations

:

1/6 Welcome to Jakarta

2/6 Welcome to Palembang

3/6 Table Tennis

4/6 Badminton

5/6 Football

6/6 Pencak Silat

Denominations Rp 2.500,-

Size

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25.31mm x 41.06 mm

Perforations

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12.75 x 13.50

Sheet Composition

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24 pieces (4x6)

Price per Sheet

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Rp 15.000,-

Colours

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4 colours + invisible ink

Paper

:

Tullis Russel

Gum

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PVA

Printing Process

:

Offset

Printing Quantity

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Reguler 300.000  Sets

Designer

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:

INASOC

Printer

 

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AMG Security Printing

 

First Day Covers #1

Product Code

 

112118-1

Price

 

Rp 9.500,-

Quantity

 

4.000 sets

Designer

 

Tata Sugiarta

First Day Covers #2

Product Code

 

112118-2

Price

 

Rp 9.500,-

Quantity

 

4.000 sets

Designer

 

Tata Sugiarta

Stamp Sales Period                    : 18 October 2011 31 December 2014

Period of Validity For Postage      : 18 October 2011 31 December 2016

 

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