Friday, February 22, 2013

Carnival of Termitano Theme of Postage Stamp

First Day of Issue: February 4, 2013 - Italy

Italy has issued a new postage stamp dedicated to the Carnival of Termitano.

The Carnival in Termitano is said to be the oldest carnival in Sicily having been held since 1876. The stamp depicts a float with papier-mâché puppets typical of Carnival Termitano. In the background is Monte San Calogero, and in the upper right corner is depicted the masks u Nannu ca 'Nanna.

Learn more at: Poste Italiane

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