— January 11 | Honolulu, HI | PSA pane of 12
The Lunar New Year begins February 16, 2018 and ends February 4, 2019. In the Lunar New Year cycle, the Dog symbolizes caring, loyalty and honesty.
The Year of the Dog stamp is the 11th of 12 stamps in the current Celebrating Lunar New Year cycle. The artwork focuses on some of the common ways the Lunar New Year holiday is celebrated. It depicts an arrangement of lucky bamboo. On the red paper to the right, the Chinese character fu—meaning good fortune, rendered in calligraphy—is a common decoration on doors and entryways during Lunar New Year festivities.