This Festive Season is celebrated once again on
The four stamps and First Day Cover depict images of children and other activities that are such an important part of Ascension's Christmas traditions.
Despite the size of
An enormous amount of effort is put in to the festivities to make it a splendid occasion each year. Everyone on the island participates in one way or the other.
Clubs around the
Each year on Christmas Eve a Christmas Float competition is held at the Saints Club in
The island's school in Two Boats hosts a Nativity production each year in the last week before the school closes for the Christmas term whereby a Christingle service is combined. This is held during the early evening in the school hall and performed by the lower school children.
The Christingle itself refers to the symbolic object made up of the following 4 components:
These beautiful stamps will be released on 17th November and will be used to accompany the cards and gifts that are sent around the world to our loved ones and friends at Christmastime.
Designer Julian Vasarhelyi
Printer BDT International
Process Stochastic lithography
Stamp Size 28.45 x 42.58mm
Sheet Format 20 (2 x 10)
Perforation 14 per 2cms
Release Date 17 November 2010
Production Co-ordination Creative Direction (Worldwide) Ltd
We acknowledge with thanks the help and assistance of Colin Duncan
For further information, please contact
Pobjoy Mint Ltd, Tel: (44) 1737 818181 Fax: (44) 1737 818199
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