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Christmas 2011 – Slovakia

The painting of Anna Selbdritt from Rož?ava (1513), in literature also known under the name of Metercia from Rož?ava, is one of the most famous works of art of the late Gothic period in Slovakia. While the circuit the artist …

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Christmas 2011 – Gibraltar

The Christmas 2011 stamps feature some of the most notable artistic representations of The Nativity by world famous artists. By popular demand we have featured a religious theme this year and the works are featured by the following artists: Charles …

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Christmas 2011 – Pitcairn Islands

Christmas on Pitcairn is celebrated by the whole community and is a wonderful occasion where families come together with friends to celebrate the birth of Christ. The Islanders are Seventh Day Adventists and as such do not celebrate Christmas as …

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Christmas 2011 – Switzerland

Swiss post issued three special stamps featuring “Chapel”, “Christmas tree” and “Chalet” as a part of Christmas celebration. Christmas Day is an annual holiday generally celebrated on December 25 by billions of people around the world. It is a Christian …

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Christmas 2011 – Ireland

Christmas Day is an annual holiday generally celebrated on December 25 by billions of people around the world. It is a Christian feast that commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, liturgically closing the Advent season and initiating the season of …

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Christmas 2011 – Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein post has chosen Christmas cribs as stamp subject: much loved in Liechtenstein, these decorate the local churches in the time leading up to Christmas, at Christmas itself and in the period between Christmas and the New Year, bringing the …

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Christmas 2011 – Norway

Norway post issued a set of stamps featuring children with Christmas cards, the predominant Norway’s Christmas gnome. When Christmas celebrations focusing on children and family grew in popularity, romantic Christmas traditions came to the fore, particularly Christmas Eve customs. Going …

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