December 17th, 2014

Macao Post has designed its Lunar Year of the Goat stamp series is glad to inform that Macao Post has designed and is ready to release Lunar Year of the Goat stamp series. The issue consists of five stamps that will be put into circulation on the 5th of January.

Chinese New Year is an important traditional Chinese holiday celebrated at the turn of the Chinese calendar. In China, it is also known as the Spring Festival, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name.

Chinese New Year celebrations traditionally run from Chinese New Year's Eve, the last day of the last month of the Chinese calendar, to the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of the first month, making the festival the longest in the Chinese calendar. Because the Chinese calendar is lunisolar, the Chinese New Year is often referred to as the "Lunar New Year".

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