2008, August 8. 29th Summer Olympics, Beijing, China
Amstar Company, Inc. Perf. 14.
Miniature Sheets of 10 (2 x 5)
Archery - Singles (50,000)
Taekwando - Singles (50,000)
Equestrian - Singles (50,000)
Weight Lifting - Singles (50,000)
Sheets of 10 (each value) (5,000 sheets of
which 888 are uncut panes)
Graphic Designers: Corazon
T. Loza, Noel Henry A. Siatela
Design Coordinator: Dr. Ngo Tiong
Jesus Alfredo de los Santos, Head,
Dane Marvin J. Bastes, Member, Design
Marvin S. Zoleta, Member Design Unit
First Day Covers: Manila
The Long and Winding Road
To the Beijing Olympic Stamp Issue
Ngo Tiong Tak
BEIJING 2008 SUMMER OLYMPIC
The Beijing 2008 Olympic Games emblem"
Chinese Seal, Dancing Beijing" is filled with Beijing's hospitality
and hopes and carries the city to the world. It is a symbol of trust
and an expression of self-confidence, standing for the solemn yet
sacred promise that Beijing, the host city of the Beijing 2008
Olympic Games has made to the world and to all mankind.
conveys the unique cultural quality and elegance of Chinese
The Chinese government promoted the Games and invested heavily in
new facilities and transportation systems.
The Philippine stamps will feature four graphic designs with two
different colored background at the upper right corner and lower
left corner. The different colors of the background symbolize unity
from all corners of the world. Also, the Philippine Olympic
Committee Logo is shown on the lower right corner to signify its
support to Filipino athletes who are competing in the Games.