FDC Name:Year of the Ox(Ji-Chou Year).
Issue Date:5th JAN'2009
Details:The Ox is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Ox is denoted by the earthly branch character.2009 marks Ji-Chou Year,or the Year of the Ox. Since ancient times, the ox, always found working on farmland, has been regarded as an honest, supportive labor partner of human beings. In the eyes of the Chinese people, the ox is a symbol of hardworking spirit and selfless contribution. Widely-circulated adages like "Aware of the arrival of its late years, the ox drives itself further without being whipped" and "Head-bowed, like a willing ox I serve the children" represent the traditional virtue and diligence of the Chinese people. The ox also symbolizes affluence and ease. It will bring a vigorous, dynamic hope of a new year and herald a bright prospect.
- Designer of cover & cancellation- Du Xiaoxiao
- Total FDC printed-300000