StampNews.com got to know that Philippine Postal Corporation issues the stamps featuring the Birth Centenary of Lamberto V. Avellana, National Artist for Theater and Film.
The stamp aims to promote the local culture and arts scene through a festive showcase of Filipino talents in the regions. The date of stamp release is the 12th of February.
Avellana was the first to use the motion picture camera to establish a point-of-view, a move that revolutionized the techniques of film narration. In his first film Sakay, Avellana demonstrated a kind of visual rhythm that established a new filmic language.
"PHLPost pays tribute to National Artist Lamberto Avellana and his contribution to the preservation and promotion of the arts in our country and to the world", Postmaster General Josie Dela Cruz said.
The Avellana Stamp is classified as a Commemorative kind of issue with a denomination of P10.00.