2019, May 2. National Heritage Month - Women as Heritage
Litho Offset, Amstar Printing Company, Inc.,
Se-tenant Blocks of 8, Miniature Sheets of 16
12p T'boli Beadworker
12p Liliw Coconut Sap Collector
12p Laguna Rafters
12p Aurora Hat Weaving
12p Ifugao Farmer
12p Tawi-tawi Sea Weed Farmer
12p Badjao Mat Weaver
12p Ilocos Burnay Potter
Designer: Victorino Z. Serevo
First Day Covers: Manila
Note: No official FDC envelope that
can accommodate a B/8 was issued
2019 NATIONAL HERITAGE MONTH - WOMEN AS HERITAGE
In celebration of National Heritage Month, former Ombudsman Conchita
Carpio Morales, Chairperson of Akademiang Pilipino, a group of
notable personalities in the field of Arts, Culture and the Academe,
delivered the keynote address to formally open the Heritage Stamp
Exhibit entitled “Mga Selyong Pamana, Imaging the Imagining
Womanhood in Stamps” held at the historic lobby of the Manila
Central Post Office last May 09, 2019.
protector of Philippine sovereign rights in the West Philippine Sea
and known cultural heritage proponent, Morales was presented the
commemorative 2019 Heritage stamps featuring “Women as Heritage
Keepers”. Guests from private and government sector, diplomatic
corps attended the opening and ribbon cutting ceremony.
Aside from the 2019 Heritage Stamps, the Philippine Postal
Corporation (PHLPost), in coordination with the National Commission
for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), Filipino Heritage Festival and
Fantastic Philippines, a group of amateur and professional
photographers also displayed heritage stamp collections from notable
The exhibit showcases 22 frames featuring Philippine stamps
depicting Filipino women.
It will be open to the public from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and will run
until May 30, 2019.
“We support the effort of the government to preserve and protect
these cultural heritage featured in stamps for the appreciation of
the public”. PHLPost Chairman Norman Fulgencio said.
PHLPost announced that next year will be the start of the
restoration project of the iconic Post Office Building spearheaded
by the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP).
Postal Museum shall be established as an added attraction to both
local and foreign tourists.
PHLPost has printed 50,000 copies of the 2019 Heritage Month stamps
in se-tenant Block of Eight in Miniature Sheets of 16 (totaling
3,125 miniature sheets).
Designed by PHLPost In-house graphic designer Victorino Z. Serevo.