|Stamp Title:||Gengyin Year|
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|Date of Issue:||2012-03-14|
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|The sixty years of the jiazi cycle are calculated by combining the ten Heavenly Stems and twelve Earthly Branches. The Chinese zodiac consists of a twelve-year cycle, with each year corresponding to one of the twelve Earthly Branches and represented by a different animal. The year in which a person is born is equated with one of these twelve "Animal Years." The Twelve Animal Years are the symbols of auspiciousness and happiness. |
The Chinese lunar Gengyin year is the Year of Tiger. With its inherited majestic nature, the tiger symbolizes "courage and strength" In Ancient times, the Chinese people thought the tiger as celestial animal and they used to fight for justice and drive away the evil with the help of the valor. of the tiger.
China National Philatelic Corporation will issue a FDC and a commemorative cachet.