Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Philippines 2016
City of Bago

ISSUE DATE: 10 February 2016
STAMP SIZE: 40 x 30 mm
STAMP DESIGN: Victorino Z. Serevo

Stamp issued by PHLPost, designed by Victorino Z. Serevo is dedicated to the Babalyan Festival. Bago, officially City of Bago, is a second class city in the province of Negros Occidental in the Philippines. It is known as the “Home of historical and natural treasures” or "Boxing Capital of the Philippines", owing to its contribution in the colourful history of the province of Negros Occidental and country, and its beautiful scenery and abundance in flora and fauna making it a good eco-tourism destination.
Babaylan Festival is one of at least four important festivals taking place every year.

Stamp images thanks to PHLPOST