Japan-China Relationship 1982

A commemorative postage stamp on the 10th anniversary of the Normalization of Relations between Japan and China :

Chi Nien Tien : Altar of Heaven Pavilion of Annual Prayers, BeijingIssued by Japan

Issued on Sep 29, 1982

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Colour : Multicolour

Denomination : 60 yen

Size of impression : 28.0 mm x 38.5 mm

Quantity issued : 25,000,000 stamps

About : 

  • A 60 yen postage stamp will be issued on September 29, 1982 in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the normalization of relations between Japan and China.
  • On September 29, 1972 relations between the two countries were normalized with the issue of the joint statement made by the Government of Japan and the Government of People’s Republic of China.
  • Since then, the relationship between Japan and China has been following a smooth course of development in various fields. This year which marks the 10th anniversary of the normalization of relations the two countries, mutual visits of the top leaders of Japan and China and various commemorative events are scheduled in an attempt to promote further development of the relationship between the two countries.
  • Depicted in the painting reproduced on the postage stamp is Ch’i Nien Tien (the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests), the central building of T’ien T’an (the Temple of Heaven). The building, located in Beijing, is where the emperors of China used to worship. The original painting is by Ryuzaburo Umehara.

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