Carols by Candlelight is a well known Christmas tradition that sees communities gathering in the evening to sing carols. This year’s Niue Christmas issue included four stamps featuring iconic Christmas carols.
The ‘Carols by Candlelight’ event in Niue is organised by church groups, and encourages the community to get together to enjoy the Christmas spirit. The carols featured in this issue are Silent Night, Joy to the World, Away in a Manger and Deck the Halls.
Festive Collectables for your Island Collection
Included in this issue are a miniature sheet, a first day cover and a miniature sheet first day cover. These festive products are a perfect addition to any Niuean stamp collection or as Christmas stocking fillers.
Product Listing for 2015 Niue Christmas
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|Date of issue:||25 November 2015|
|Number of stamps:||Four gummed stamps|
|Denominations:||30c, $1.40, $3.00 and $4.00|
|Stamps and first day cover designed by:||Richard Payne, New Zealand Post Ltd, Wellington, New Zealand|
|Printer:||Southern Colour Print by offset lithography|
|Number of Colours||Four Process Colours|
|Stamp size and format:||33mm (circular)|
|Paper Type||Tullis Russell 104gsm red phosphor gummed stamp paper|
|Number of stamps per sheet:||10|
|Period of sale:||These stamps remained on sale until 24 November 2016.|