On January 18, 2022 the Ministry of Communications and Informatization of the Republic of Belarus will issue the postage stamp “Year of the Tiger” of the series “Oriental calendar”.
A series continuation. Beginning Nos. 1056, 1337, 1405. Artist: Victor Chaichuk. Design: Yauheniya Biadonik. Print process: offset. Colour: multicoloured. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforations: comb 12. Stamp size: 28х35 mm. Sheet composition: 6 (3x2) stamps. Sheet size: 103x90 mm. The technology of thermal stamping by metalized foil of golden colour was used on the stamp and stamp margins. Print quantity: 36.000 stamps.
Printer: Republican Unitary Enterprise “Bobruisk Integrated Printing House named after A.T.Nepogodin”.
Year of the Tiger. Catalog number: 1450
Element of protection
Letter “P” is equal to the air-mail tariff of a letter up to 20 gram abroad.
The postage stamp “Year of the Tiger” continues the series of issues on the “Oriental calendar” theme.
The Oriental (Chinese) calendar is based on a 12-year lunar cycle, in which each year passes under the sign of one animal.
The New Year according to the Oriental calendar falls on different dates between January 21 and February 20.
2022 is the year of the Blue (Black) Water Tiger, which will begin on February 1, 2022 and will last until January 21, 2023.
The project was prepared in cooperation with the Republican Institute of Confucius China Studies of the Belarusian State University.
Colour of the postmark – red.
Special postmark and FDC painted by V.Chaichuk, designed by Ya.Biadonik.
A special cancellation on FDC will be carried out at the Main Post Office of Minsk on the stamp issuing day.