HONG KONG, March 5 (Xinhua) -- Hongkong Post will release a set of special stamps themed on West Kowloon Cultural District -- Xiqu Center on March 19 and the official First Day Covers of the same theme were put on sale on Tuesday.
The Xiqu (Chinese operas) Center is the first landmark venue for performing arts in the West Kowloon Cultural District of Hong Kong and its opening marks a new era in the district's development.
The mission of the Xiqu Center is to preserve, promote and develop the art of Chinese traditional theater, to nurture the local form of Cantonese Opera and to promote other forms of Xiqu. Hongkong Post will issue two stamp sheetlets to commemorate this momentous occasion.
Apart from the stamp sheetlets and official First Day Covers, Hongkong Post will also release a presentation pack of the same theme.