REGION: Europe
COUNTRY: Portugal
VALUE: 0.30 euros

This stamp, issued by the Portuguese government in 2005, is one of a set of five celebrating Portuguese masquerading traditions. The mask depicted on this stamp is a devil used in the Boys’ Festival (Festa dos Rapazes), held in honor of St. Stephen between Christmas Eve and Epiphany, in the town of Salsas near Bragança.