China Post issues a series of special stamps themed 'The Story of Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai' on 18th October 2003. The Story of Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai is a love story in China for more than 1000 years. Zhu Yingtai is disguised as a man. 'She'and Liang Shanbo is classmate for 3 years. After finishing their studies, Zhu Yingtai implies that she will be Liang Shanbo's wife. Liang Shanbo is delighted to know that Zhu Yingtai is a woman and bring her home to seek for marriage approval from his parents. However, his family is against his will. In the end,they decided to commit suicide for love and turn into butterflies.
|The Story of Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai postage stamp FDC issued by China Post|