Nowruz Spring Festival -FDC IRAN – Iranian New Year
INDIAN STAM GHAR wished its readers A Happy Nowruz.Nowruz is the Persian New Year . It marks the First Day of Spring and the Beginning of the Year in Iranian Calender. It is celebrated on the day of astronomical vernal equinox which usually occurs on March 21 or previous/following day. The Sun leaves the Zodiac of Pisces and enters the Zodiac sign of Aries ,signifying the Spring Equinox.
A FDC with Four stamps on Flowers issued on 11 Mar 1987 to mark New Year.
Stamps on Twelve Days of Christmas – Guernsey
The Twelve Days of Christmas are festive days beginning 25 December.This is also known as Christmastide & Twelvetide. The Twelfth night of Christmas is always on the evening of 5th January.In western Christianity these are
Day 1-25 Dec-Christmas Day Day 2-26 Dec-St Stephen’s Day
Day 3-27 Dec-Feast of St John Day 4-28 Dec-Feast of Holy Innocents
Day 5-29 Dec-Feast of St Thomas Day 6-30 Dec-Feast of Holy Family
Day 7-31 Dec-Feast of St Sylvester Day 8-01 Jan-Solemnity of Mary
Day 9-02 Jan-Octave Day of St Stephen
Day 10-03 Jan-Feast of St Genevieve
Day 11-04 Jan-Octave Day of Feast of Holy Innocents
Day 12-05 Jan- Feast Day of St John Neumann .Evening is Twelfth Night
A set of 12 stamps and FDC released by Guernsey to mark twelve days of Christmas.