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United States Postal Service releases ‘Year of the Boar’ stamp

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To celebrate Lunar New Year , the United States Postal Service is releasing a 2019 “Year of the Boar” Forever stamp, the 12th and final stamp in the Celebrating Lunar New Year series .

An important holiday for many Asian communities, Lunar New year is celebrated with parades, parties and other special events enjoyed on New Year’s Day and the days that follow.

The boar, also referred to as a pig, is one of 12 zodiac animal signs associated with the Chinese lunar calendar. The 2019 Year of the Boar begins Feb. 5 and ends Jan. 24, 2020.

Source: United States Postal Service releases ‘Year of the Boar’ stamp | TribLIVE

Written by Lisa.Bowes

February 5th, 2019 at 10:12 am

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