|On 19 December 2005, the Post Office of Moldova (Poșta Moldovei) issued a series of postage stamps with the title Christmas 2005. The issue comprises two stamps, with associated cancellation (postmark) and first day cover (FDC). The designer was Lică Sainciuc. The printing was performed by Tipografia Centrală, Chişinău.|
ABOUT THE THEME
Christmas (Old English: Crīstesmæsse, meaning 'Christ's Mass') is an annual commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ and a widely observed cultural holiday, celebrated generally on December 25 by millions of people around the world. A feast central to the Christian liturgical year, it closes the Advent season and initiates the twelve days of Christmastide, which ends after the twelfth night. Christmas is a civil holiday in many of the world's nations, is celebrated by an increasing number of non-Christians, and is an integral part of the Christmas and holiday season. Read more..
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Church of St Nicolae (1795). Făleşti
Vărzăreşti Monastery (1420)
Vărzăreşti is a commune in Nisporeni district, Moldova. It is composed of two villages, Şendreni and Vărzăreşti. Read more..This article uses material from the Wikipedia article 'V%C4%83rz%C4%83re%C8%99ti', which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.
FIRST DAY COVERS (FDC) AND CANCELLATIONS (POSTMARKS)