The next issue will be issued on 28 March 2017. The series follows the successful calligraphy series of 2016 (Noble Values). This time the theme is Festive Greeting for the 3 major festivals. Mr Velu Perumal and Mr Adam Ng were able to join the media preview. Here they are (from the left: Mr Velu Perumal, Ms Asmahani (Pos Malaysia) and Mr Adam Ng):
This set features a special gold foil paper for the Miniature Sheet with a special cutting.
80 sen: Happy Deepavali (இனிய தீபாவளி வாழ்த்துக்கள் or Iniye Deepavali Vaalthukal) – calligrapher: Mr. Velu Perumal
80 sen: Happy New Year (恭贺新禧 or Gōng Hè Xīn Xĭ) – calligrapher: Mr. Adam Ng (Mr Huang You Jing)
80 sen: Selamat Hari Raya – calligrapher: Mr Mohd Fathy Rosely
Miniature Sheet: RM 5.00 Combination of the greetings including Iniye Deepavali Vaalthukal, Attracting Wealth, Receiving Treasure (招财进宝 or Zhāo Cái Jìn Bǎo) and Selamat Hari Raya
Empty Folder: RM 6.00
The following are the quantities issued:
Stamps: 80,000 pieces for each denomination
Miniature Sheet: 30,000 pieces
Empty Folder: 1,500 pieces
Blank envelopes: 35,000 pieces
The calligraphers were all invited for an autograph session from around 09:00 am on 28 March 2017. The designer from World Comms, Mr Shahrul Izhar was also invited.