26 May 2012

Samoa to issue special stamp for 50th anniversary of independence

9:23 am on 26 May 2012

Samoa is issuing a special stamp to commemorate its 50th anniversary of independence.

The stamp has been designed and printed by the Samoa Post Office as its contribution to the commemorations.

The images include Samoa's flag, the Fautasi race, Aleipata resort as a tribute to victims of the 2009 tsunami, a Samoan warrior or manaia, a village choir, Parliament House , the siva afi or fire knife dance and the national flower, teuila.