PHLPost releases family-themed Christmas stamp

“Pasko 2020,” stamp is a loving tribute to all families celebrating together this Yuletide season. (Phot credit: PHLPost)

PASIG CITY, Nov. 28 (PIA) - In celebration of the National Stamp Collecting Month (NSCM), the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) released new stamps featuring “Pasko (Christmas) 2020,” a loving tribute to all families celebrating together this Yuletide season.

Amid the pandemic and natural calamities and disasters occurred this year, Christmas time is still being celebrated by Filipinos and Filipino families no matter where they are in the world.

“At the end of this extraordinary difficult year, the Christmas stamp will remind us that spending time together with the family will bring much needed respite from the worries and adversity, and looking forward for better days to come,” according to PHLPost.

The “Pasko 2020” stamp features an image of the contemporary Filipino family - gathered around for support and encouragement and maintaining a positive outlook with the traditional Parol (Christmas lantern) on the background to complement the postage stamp.

PHLPost has printed 10,000 copies of the stamps designed by in-house artist Artist Eunice Beatrix U. Dabu. The Christmas-themed stamp is sold at Php12.00 each.  

The special stamp and official first day cover of “Pasko 2020” are available at the Philatelic Counter, Manila Central Post Office, in all Mega Manila Post Offices, Area 1, Tuguegarao, Area 2, San Fernando, La Union, Postal Area 4, San Pablo, Postal Area 5, Mandaue, Postal Area 6, Iloilo, Postal Area 7, Davao, Postal Area 8, Cagayan de Oro, and Postal Area 9, Zamboanga. (PHLPOST/PIA-NCR) 

Source: Philippines Information Agency (

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