2021 Christmas Island Year of the Ox Prestige Booklet
2021 Christmas Island - Year of the Ox - Prestige Booklet
The Year of the Ox begins on 12 February 2021. The second animal sign in the 12-year cycle, the hardworking, honest Ox is highly esteemed because of the important role it plays in agriculture. Those born under the sign of the Ox are said to be sincere and modest, cautious and patient. They also have a tendency to be stubborn and slow.
The illustration for this issue is by Chrissy Lau, an award-winning, British-born Chinese illustrator who is based in Sydney. The stamp designs feature the traditional lucky colours of gold and red and were inspired by ornaments and flowers that are said to invite wealth and good fortune.