Hongkong Post to issue "West Kowloon Cultural District - Xiqu Centre" special stamps (with photos)

     Hongkong Post announced today (March 4) that two stamp sheetlets on the theme "West Kowloon Cultural District - Xiqu Centre" and associated philatelic products will be released for sale on March 19 (Tuesday).
     The Xiqu Centre is the first landmark venue for performing arts in the West Kowloon Cultural District and its opening marks a new era in the district's development. The mission of the Xiqu Centre is to preserve, promote and develop the art of Chinese traditional theatre, to nurture the local form of Cantonese opera and to promote other forms of xiqu. Hongkong Post is issuing two stamp sheetlets to commemorate this momentous occasion.
     From tomorrow (March 5), Official First Day Covers will be put on sale at $1.30 each at all post offices and the stamp sheetlets and associated philatelic products will be displayed at the General Post Office, Tsim Sha Tsui Post Office, Tsuen Wan Post Office, Sha Tin Central Post Office and Tuen Mun Central Post Office. Advance orders for servicing self-provided covers will be accepted at all philatelic offices from tomorrow to March 11. 
     Information about this special stamp issue and associated philatelic products is available on the Hongkong Post website at www.hongkongpost.hk and via the Hongkong Post mobile app.

Ends/Monday, March 4, 2019
Issued at HKT 9:00