Issue Date: 15 May 2021
Designer: Pham Trung Ha, Nguyen Du
Sheet Composition: 20 stamps, souvenir sheet
Stamp Size: 37 x 37 mm, souvenir sheet size: 110 x 90 mm
Printing Method: Multi-color offset lithography
The Ho Chi Minh Young Pioneers’ Organization was established and led by the Communist Party of Viet Nam and President Ho Chi Minh. Since the organization was established (May 15, 1941), generations of organization’s members and children of Viet Nam have always expressed their pride and love to Uncle Ho by studying hard and following Uncle Ho’s five teachings.
In order to spread the love and to encourage Vietnamese children to study, practice and strive to become good citizens, contribute to the nation building and development, the Ministry of Information and Communications cooperates with the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union to issue the stamp set “The Ho Chi Minh Young Pioneer’s Organization” including 01 stamp and 01 block with the face values of 4,000 VND and 15,000 VND on May 15, 2021.
The Ho Chi Minh Young Pioneer Organization is a communist youth organization operating in Vietnam named after former Vietnamese president Ho Chi Minh. It operates as a constituent part of the Communist Party of Vietnam and had approximately 12 million members as of 2009.
The Ho Chi Minh Young Pioneer Organization was founded by the Communist Party of Vietnam on May 15, 1941 in Na Ma, Truong Ha commune, Hà Quảng District, Cao Bằng Province. The organization is instructed and guided by the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union. It is required to have prior membership in the Communist Youth Organization to join the Communist Party of Vietnam, and being a Young Pioneer is a prerequisite to joining the Youth Organization.
Its motto is: Vì tổ quốc xã hội chủ nghĩa, vì lý tưởng của Bác Hồ vĩ đại: Sẵn sàng! (For the ideals of socialism and the legacy of Uncle Ho: Be prepared!).
Issued stamp set “Ho Chi Minh Pioneer Youth Team”
The Ho Chi Minh Pioneer Youth Team (formerly known as the National Salvation Children’s Union) was established on May 15, 1941; is a Vietnamese children’s education school inside and outside the school, which is the reserve team of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union; a core force in children’s movements.
In the time of Uncle Ho, he always gave special affection, love, belief and expectations to the younger generation – the future owners of the country. Generations of Vietnamese teams, teenagers and children always express their pride, love for Uncle Ho, emulation and follow 5 things Uncle Ho teaches.
Starting from that idea, artists Pham Trung Ha and Nguyen Du (Vietnam Post Corporation) designed a set of stamps with the stamp framework of 37x37mm and the framework of 110x90mm. The set of stamps with bright blue tones has shown a bustling, playful atmosphere in Team activities. The stamp sample shows the image of the Ho Chi Minh Pioneer Youth Team team with crimson scarves flying in a ready position and the Team Badge combining the 5-petaled flower symbolizing the movement “Vietnamese children compete to follow 5 things Uncle Ho taught”.
The stamp form is No. 80, which is the glorious tradition of 80 years of development and maturity of the Ho Chi Minh Pioneer Youth Team.
The Model of Block shows the image of the youth union members wearing scarves for the team, expressing the transmission, continuation and expectations of the Ho Chi Minh Youth Union to the generation that own the future of the country. The inscription 5 things Uncle Ho teaches teenagers and children is always the goal of striving and training of the class of young bamboo shoots. The stamping background is the image of Mr. Kim Dong – the first captain of the Team and the children today who are actively participating in the movements and activities of the Team; are the works “For dear children” to show the attention and care of the Ho Chi Minh Youth Union in the work of protecting, caring and educating children; build an increasingly strong Team organization.
Previously, the Ministry of Information and Communications issued many stamps on the topic of celebrating the anniversary of the establishment of the Ho Chi Minh Pioneer Youth Team, including:
– Code 083: “Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Ho Chi Minh Pioneer Youth Team (1941-1961)”, including 02 samples, issued on May 2, 1961.
– Code 191: “25th anniversary of the establishment of Ho Chi Minh Pioneer Youth Team (15/5/1941-1966)”, including 01 form, issued on 01/6/1966.
– Code 619: “Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Ho Chi Minh Pioneer Youth Team (15/5/1941-1991), including 02 samples, issued on May 15, 1991.
Journey to the root “I love Vietnam” celebrates the 80th anniversary of the establishment of the Ho Chi Minh Young Pioneers’ Organization (HYPO).
Web.HCYU.05/5/2021. On 4th May, the Central Council of the HYPO organized the Journey to the historical site – “Red address” with the theme “I love Vietnam” in Cao Bang. This is one of a series of activities towards the 80-year anniversary of the establishment of the HYPO (15/5/1941 – 15/5/2021).
Attending the Journey were Mr. Le Thanh Dao, former Member of the CPV Central Committee, Chairman of the 1st Central Council of the HYPO; Mr. Hoang Binh Quan, former Member of the CPV Central Committee, former Head of the CPV Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations, Chairman of the 3rd Central Council of the HYPO; Ms. Nguyen Pham Duy Trang, Member of the Standing Committee, Head of HCYU’s Department of School-aged Youth and Children Affairs, Standing Vice Chairwoman of the Central Council of the HYPO.
Ms. Nguyen Pham Duy Trang said that the Central Council of the HYPO has launched a campaign to bring students, teenagers and children historical sites and performed the MV “I love my Fatherland – Vietnam” to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the establishment of the HYPO. At the same time, Ms. Trang emphasized to launch 8 weeks of peak emulation, organize 8 weeks of 8 journeys to historical sites – the hometown of young heroes who made many contributions to the history of national liberation struggle and the work of HYPO.
On this occasion, children in Cao Bang were awarded 80 bicycles, 50 scholarships, 01 playground and 1 “For the green school roof” construction.
In the evening, the “Pride for being officers in charge of children” meeting took place. All locally typical youth union members had the opportunity to meet and learn from the delegates who were former Youth Union, HPYO officials.
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