StampNews.com is glad to inform that the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) invites students and professionals to participate in the nationwide On-the-Spot Stamp Design Contest in celebration of the apostolic visit of Pope Francis on January 15-19, 2015.
Focusing on the theme: "A Nation of Mercy and Compassion", the on the spot stamps design contest will be simultaneously held in selected participating Robinsons Malls in Mega Manila, Northwest Luzon, Northeast Luzon, Southern Luzon, Central and Eastern Visayas, Western Visayas, and Central Mindanao Area, this coming October 24, 2014.
The two (2) top winning designs in the students and professional category will be featured in the Papal Visit Postage Stamps to be issued and launched this coming January 2015 by PhlPost for national and international circulation.
The student category is composed of elementary, high school and college students from public and private schools. The professional category is open to all artists, designers, illustrators and other interested parties.
These designs will be featured in a Special Souvenir Frame to be given to the Holy Father.