|On 5 December 2008, the Post Office of Moldova (Poșta Moldovei) issued a series of postage stamps with the title Christmas 2008. The issue comprises two stamps, one on a souvenir sheet, with associated cancellation (postmark) and first day covers (FDC). The designer was Oleg Cojocaru. 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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The Traditional Christmas Goat
FIRST DAY COVERS (FDC) AND CANCELLATIONS (POSTMARKS)