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Philatelic Stamp Issue - Maltese Festa Series V

On 25th August 2021, MaltaPost will issue the fifth series of stamps depicting religious statues found in various churches around Malta and Gozo. This issue will feature the following processional statues: St. Dominic in Birgu, The Visitation of Our Lady in Għarb, St. Bartholomew in Għargħur, The Nativity of Mary in Naxxar, Christ The King in Paola, St. George in Qormi, St. Paul in Rabat, St. Nicholas in Siġġiewi, Stella Maris in Sliema and Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Valletta.

The stamps will be issued in a sheet of 10 stamps, with each stamp measuring 31mm x 44mm, with a comb perforation of 13.9 x 14.0 and bearing the Maltese Cross watermark. The sheets measure 182mm x 115mm and were produced by Printex Ltd in the offset process. The issue consists of 600,000 stamps and carry a face value of €0.30 each. Photography by Mark Micallef Perconte.

The stamps will be available as from Wednesday 25th August 2021 from all Post Offices in Malta and Gozo. Orders may be placed online at or by mail from the Philatelic Bureau, MaltaPost p.l.c. 305, Triq Ħal Qormi, Marsa, MTP 1001; Telephone: 2596 1740, e-mail:

The first four sets in this series were issued in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 respectively. Each set include cards, sheets and envelopes. A special binder completes these sets. Should you wish to purchase this year's edition please contact the Philatelic Bureau, Telephone: 25961740.

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