27 – 28 April 2019: Interested in matching Frog Postcard and Personalised Stamp?

27 – 28 April 2019: Interested in matching Frog Postcard and Personalised Stamp?

While we wait for the next philatelic issue, here is an event that you can plan ahead to join this weekend! The 8th International Bornean Frog Race takes place from 27 – 28 April 2019 in the Sarawak Islamic Information Centre, Kuching, Sawarak.

The event is celebrated on the last weekend of April, since 2012, to coincide with “Save the Frogs Day”!

Here is the tentative agenda:

Here is the limited edition postcard and Personalised Stamp (Setem Ku).

Here is another goody on registration for the race:

For further information, contact: https://internationalborneanfrograce.weebly.com/contact-us.html

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23 March 2019: Chong Hwa School autograph session

23 March 2019: Chong Hwa School autograph session

This morning (23 March 2019) was a busy day in Chomg Hwa Independent School. Droves of students and parents went back. It was also an open day for alumni.

The folder set was prominently on sale at the main entrance.

A set of postcards were also on sale:

A set of 4 school mascot cachets were available at the postcard counter.

To complete the folder set were the designers (from left to right are: Lin Hsueh Yin, Anjoey and Wei Loon) from O Zero Studio:

Information of the stamp issue are found in:

The schools: https://myfdc.me/2019/03/21/chong-hwa-centenary-designer-autograph-session-on-23-march-2019/

The products: https://myfdc.me/2019/03/18/21-march-2019-chong-hwa-school-centenary-personalised-setem-ku-issue/

The details: https://myfdc.me/2019/03/14/another-centenary-school-personalised-stamp-from-chong-hwa-independent-high-school-kuala-lumpur/

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Chong Hwa Centenary: Designer Autograph Session on 23 March 2019

Chong Hwa Centenary: Designer Autograph Session on 23 March 2019

Today (21 March 2019) marks the actual centenary date of the Chong Hwa School of Kuala Lumpur. The school began in 1919 with the current Primary School in Setapak: Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Chong Hwa (Setapak).

Subsequently it was the National Type Secondary School in Gombak: Sekolah Menengah Jenis Kebangsaan Chong Hwa (NTSS)

The final school is the Independent School set up in Sentul: Sekolah Menengah Persendirian Chong Hwa

This evening brings together all the 3 schools in a celebration in Stadium Merdeka.

The various student uniform bodies and performers were already being bussed to the stadium since mid morning. The road leading to the Stadium Merdeka car park is already closed (except for those with special passes / stickers). Most are seen arriving by Monorail at Maharajalela Station.

The folder pack will be on sale at RM 200 per set. It will subsequently be sold in the Independent School bookshop from tomorrow.

On Saturday, 23 March 2019, there will be a special autograph session in Sekolah Menengah Persendirian Chong Hwa in Sentul. The autograph session is expected to start at 09:00 am and will end at 01:00 pm.

myfdc wishes to record our appreciation to the alumni and O Zero Studio for the information related to the Setem Ku issue.

myfdc wishes the school all the best in tonight’s grand celebration!

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21 March 2019: Chong Hwa School Centenary Personalised (Setem Ku) Issue

21 March 2019: Chong Hwa School Centenary Personalised (Setem Ku) Issue

The next school to issue personalised stamps to commemorate the centenary is Chong Hwa School (Kuala Lumpur). The Chong Hwa Schools are made up of:

  1. Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Chong Hwa (Setapak)
  2. Sekolah Menengah Jenis Kebangsaan Chong Hwa
  3. Sekolah Menengah Persendirian Chong Hwa

The school was first established in Setapak in 1919.

The following are the images provided by the Centenary Committee. Copyright belongs to Chong Hwa School and used with permission.

The Personalised Stamps:

The Cinderella:

The full set including postcards:

Artwork is done by O Zero Studio.

The items will be on sale on 21 March 2019 onwards.

The products can be purchased from the Chong Hwa Independent School bookshop.

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