Cheerful Snowman as a symbol of Merry Christmas

November 10th, 2014 is glad to inform that Slovakia post has prepared for releasing a special stamp celebrating the upcoming Christmas. The item depicts cheerful Snowman who dances and brigs people festive mood. The stamp is to be put into circulation on the 14th of November.

The snowman is a favorite character on year-end festive cards and a hallmark symbol of Christmas season. The snowman represents fun, play and children.

The time when the snowman was first built remains unclear. Bob Eckstein, the author of 'The History of the Snowman', collected documents from the medieval period and researched artistic depictions from the European art and galleries. From his research, the mention of the snowman was found in 'Book of Hours', 1380 AD which was found in Koninklijke Bibliotheek, in The Hague.