Portugal Issued Stamps on Christmas and New year Festivities in Madeira

portugal maderia stampsMadeira Islands holds a particular charm during Christmas time, a festivity celebrated with joy, colour and a great deal of enthusiasm, an homage to the customs and traditions that very much honours the culture and heritage of its people. With this philatelic collection, the CTT Correios de Portugal (Portuguese Postal Operator) aims to portray the cultural and touristic traditions of Christmas in the Madeira, a celebration that is lived passionately by its locals. This occasion combines the typical religious traditions of this season with the merriment of the arrival of a new year, along with a rich cultural programme filled with ethnographic and artistic events.

Issue Date: 07.04.2016 Designer: Atelier Design&etc Printer: Cartor Process: Offset Colours: 4 Colours Size: Stamp: 40 x 30,6 mm, Sheet: 125 x 95 mm Values: €0.47, 0.75, 0.80, 1.00

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