Mar 21, 2012

Indonesia FDC on "PON XVIII 2012"

First Day Cover
Sobrescrito de 1.º Dia



Date of Issue : 22 February 2012

This stamp series of PON 2012 features parachuting, shooting, gymnastic, sepak takraw, sailing, and canoe.

Pekan Olah Raga Nasional (PON) or National Sports Week was first held in Solo on 8 to 12 September 1948. It is a national multi-event sports held every four years, conducted by the Indonesian National Sports Committee of the province along with other sports stakeholders in the region.

PON XVII 2012 Riau Province would be held for 12 days, from March 9 to 20 September 2012. The game, competes 39 sports consists of 555 numbers, is held in ten districts and cities, namely Pekanbaru, kampar, Rokan Hulu, Pelalawan, Indragiri Hulu, Kuantan Singingi, Bengkalis, Dumai, Siak, and Indragiri Hilir. Opening and Closing Ceremony is held at the Main Stadium located in the Sports University of Riau, Pekanbaru.

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