Two sets of stamps sporting Sarawak themed imagery will be launched on March 15, one of which is the limited edition ‘Visit Sarawak campaign’ commemorative stamp set.
The commemorative set will only be available at the Sarawak Booth number 5058 – 5063 & 5068 – 5073 (Hall 5) at MATTA Fair in PWTC, from March 15 to 17.
Only 400 copies of these VSC commemorative stamps will be available for those who buy Sarawak packages or participate in activities and games at the Sarawak Booth.
The Sarawak Tourism Board encourages stamp collectors to come to purchase a package or participate in games at the booth to add these iconic Sarawak stamps to their collection.
Among activities at the booth are a Photo Booth Instagram Contest, puzzle games and Rubik’s cube game.
The commemorative stamps are accompanied by a special folder featuring some iconic images of Sarawak, with detailed descriptions of the attractions that can be found in Sarawak.
Featured on the stamps are elements in culture and nature, unique to Sarawak, such as a traditional orang ulu longhouse, pua kumbu designs and a Bidayuh dancer.
The second set of stamps with a different design will be launched on March 15th and will be available for purchase at post offices throughout Malaysia, as a part of Pos Malaysia’s support for the Visit Sarawak Campaign.
Aside from games, the Sarawak booth at MATTA will also feature a virtual reality display, musical performances by local Sarawakian band Meruked, food sampling and tuak tasting, as well as ‘Show & Tell’, featuring sago worms, local fruit and pepper plants.
16 Sarawak partners will be attending the Fair, namely Amogha Tours & Travel, Borneo Happy Farm, Borneo Highlands Hornbill Golf & Jungle Club Berhad, Brighton Travel & Tour, CPH Travel Agencies, Great Leap Tours, Greatown Travel Sdn. Bhd., Hotel Grand Continental Kuching, Inter-Continental Travel Centre, Kuching Holidays & Car Rental, Mega Hotel, Miri, Sunshine Joytour Borneo, Tanahmas Hotel Sibu, Tourism & Hospitality Group, SEDC Sarawak, Tropical Adventure Tours & Travel, and Tune Hotel Waterfront Kuching.
There are great deals on offer at the Sarawak booth, with packages as low as RM230 and great discounts up to 30%, offering tour options throughout Sarawak.
Seen below are the Melaka and Sarawak Stamps that can be found at any Pos Malaysia after March 15th.