A staff member from the Handan branch of China Post shows the stamps themed after Lantern Festival. (Photo by Hao Qunying/Asianewsphoto)
China Post issued a set of special stamps to celebrate Lantern Festival on Friday, the first stamps to be themed after this year's holiday. The stamp has three pieces in one set, each with pictures of "eating yuanxiao", "enjoying lanterns" and "dragon dance and lion dance" respectively. The whole set has a nominal value of 3.9 yuan (61 cents).