2018, November 23. 2019 Year of the Pig (Chinese New Year)
Litho Offset, Amstar Printing Company, Inc.,
Se-tenant Pairs, Miniature Sheets of
Sheets of One
Se-tenant Pairs (25,000)
12p Pig, Close-up
45p Pig, Full-body
Miniature Sheets of 8 (Four
Se-tenant Pairs) (6,250)
200p Souvenir Sheets of
One - 4,000
Designer: Rodine C. Teodoro
First Day Covers: Manila
2019 Year of the Pig (Chinese New Year)
The Pig is the twelfth of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear
in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar.
New Year in 2019 starts
on Tuesday, February 5th and ends on January 24th, 2020. The year of
the Earth Pig 2019 comes right after the Year of the Earth Dog
(2018) and before the year of the Metal Rat (2020). The Pig occupies
the last (12th) position in the Chinese Horoscope.
According to the Chinese zodiac the year 2019 is the “Year of
the Earth Pig,” a year of fortune and luck.
2019 is a great year to make money, and a good year to invest.
2019 is going to be full of
joy, a year of friendship and love for all the zodiac signs; an
auspicious year because the Pig attracts success in all the spheres
Bracelets and figurines with pigs containing
different crystals, are considered lucky in the Year of the Pig
2019. For those who wear them, the Pig ensures a constant, high
income, abundance and prosperity.
The Pig belongs to the group of water signs,
it represents the beginning of winter and is the birth month of
wood. Therefore, the Pig symbolizes the plant germination and the
birth of a new life form.
Consequently, the Year of the Pig can bring a
new start in the international relationships and a new social order
and, in some countries, can lead to new regimes and new governments.
The Pig is also considered a “Traveling Star”, that’s why the Year
of the Pig will stimulate traveling more than other years. The
tourism industry will greatly benefit from this.