Founded in Shanghai in 1897, the Commercial Press was the first modern publishing organization in China. It has published more than 50,000 books including The Origin of Words and Phrases, Xinhua Dictionary, Oxford Advanced English-Chinese and Chinese-English Dictionary and other books with far-reaching influence.
Known as the “Kingdom of Reference Books”, the Commercial Press has become the benchmark brand for Chinese national publications.
Taking responsibility for developing education and enlightening people over the past 120 years, the press leads and promotes the development of Chinese publishing and cultural education, and has made an important contribution in the process of Chinese modernization and construction of socialist spiritual civilization.
The "Giving New Year's Greetings" issue shows a beautiful picture of national unity in 2017, highlighting the theme of spending a joyful Spring Festival, ethnic groups unite a family.
A boy named Huanhuan and a girl named Xixi dressed in Mongolian traditional costumes with hadas in their hands give New Year’s greetings on the prairie to people of all ethnic groups.
The hada is a piece of silk used as a greeting gift among the Mongol ethnic group. Blue symbolizes honor and white suggests a blessing. Its presence shows a Mongolian Folk New Year activity.
Auspicious clouds signify good luck and Mongolian yurts are a symbol of happiness on the stamp.
The whole picture is full of the festive atmosphere of the New Year celebration.