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Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 15:14
The Union of Czech Philatelists has elected new officials for 2016 – 2020. The new Executive Board and Supervisory Board have been elected at General Assembly in Prague. The boards ´election period covers among others the Specialized World Stamp Exhibition PRAGA 2018.


Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 20:02
On the 24th and 25th of October will be held the election of the Board of the FIP Commissions in Taipei. Federations members of FEPA have appointed candidates for Commission's Chairman: Engelbrecht Lars, Denmark (Postal Stationery); Ebner Ralph, Germany (Revenues); Suhadolc Peter, Slovenia (Thematic) and Svendsen Lars Peter, Denmark (Traditional). All the four are only candidates to be elected Chairman of their Commissions.


Monday, August 22, 2016 - 00:36
The last and extremely interesting book of Vincent Schouberechts, is devoted to the 500 years of history since the “Magna Carta” was issued by the Spanish King Charles I in 1516 in favor of the Thurn and Taxis family.


Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 14:02
On 12-14 August was held HALLFRIM 2016 the Swedish National exhibition of stamps and postcards arranged by the Halmstads Philatelic Association which celebrated its Centenary.


Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 09:00
The FIP Postal Stationery Commission, leaded by Lars Engelbrecht, has issue its August Newsletter, plenty of interesting information.


Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 01:44
A most interesting 3 days Symposium has been held in Carinthia about the Postal History of former Krain and Lower Styria from pre-philately to the end of WWI, during SHS 1919-1921 and during occupations of Slovenia in WWII


Sunday, August 7, 2016 - 02:24
The prize as Best in Show and Large Gold Medal was awarded to Mr Sandeep Jaiswal with British India - Queen Victoria Postal Stationery. Other main prizes were to Mr Jon Aitchison, Mr Stan Lawrence, Prof Peter Chadwick and Mr. Colin Hoffman


Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 15:29
I have just received a telephone call from Claes Arnrup with the very sad news that Knud Mohr has passed away today.


Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 00:54
On the 15th of July, the Spanish Post presented this terrific work which explains over its 400 pages, plenty of images, the milestones and the evolution of the Postal Communications in Spain from the Roman Empire to our days. The authors have been a group of prestigious historians coordinated by the specialists in Postal History Jose Manuel López Bernal and José María Sempere. You can read or download the whole book


Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 15:58
From the late 1600s and for more than two centuries the mail was transported along the Norwegian coastline in small, open boats. Despite skilful seamanship several shipwrecks happened in this period. For the first time this area of the Postal History has been researched, thanks to the work of Egil H. Thomassen


Monday, July 18, 2016 - 01:21
The Research and Literature Association of Philatelists of Bucharest in cooperation with the Romanian Philatelic Federation have organized an exhibition specialized in Literature (works published in Romania or abroad since 2006) and Picture Postards, to be held at the Parliament of Romania from the 26th to the 30th of October 2016. The participation in FILA-CARTO BUCHAREST 2016 exhibition is free.


Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 17:30
A new issue of FEPA News was printed and distributed a few days ago. All the FEPA members are receiving the copies they requested for distribution within their countries. This number 29 covers the most relevant Philatelic events from January to June 2016, as well as information about the upcoming exhibitions and events of the second semester of 2016 and even advance information of those of 2017. You will also find other interesting information and articles. If you do not received it you can read it here or download the full magazine.


Monday, July 11, 2016 - 03:03
The Hellenic Philatelic Federation organized a cycle of Seminars from February to May 2016 devoted to the general public, as informed in this Website last month and in the just printed FEPA News magazine. Now you can read here the extremely interesting comments received from Anthony Virvilis.


Saturday, July 2, 2016 - 18:51
In a unique collaboration in Roeselare, Belgium, the Netherlands was at the national exhibition Westfila 2016, being present with a large number of collections and two members of the jury.


Friday, June 24, 2016 - 00:03
On the 20th of June, the very active and efficient Organizing Committee of FINLANDIA 2017 has issue the Newsletter number 2, including interesting information about: Applications; the Project of FINLANDIA 2017 of which the Exhibition in Tampere is the main but not the only philatelic event; FINLANDIA 2017 is also part of the celebrations of Finland Centennial of independence; Accommodation information etc.

Events with FEPA Patronage, Support or Recognition

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - Sunday, August 28, 2016
ODESSAPHILEX 2016 is a national Ukraine exhibition with international participation of 9 countries.

Thursday, August 25, 2016 - Monday, August 29, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - Sunday, September 18, 2016
Arranged in Zaragoza by the Philatelic Federation of Spain (FESOFI) and organized by the Philatelic Association of Zaragoza “ Gregorio Sierra”

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - Sunday, October 16, 2016

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - Saturday, February 18, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - Sunday, May 28, 2017
Finland welcomes European philatelists to Tampere.

Friday, October 6, 2017 - Sunday, October 8, 2017

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - Thursday, October 12, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017 - Sunday, October 29, 2017
Danish Philatelic Federation invites all friends of Nordic philately to Vejle!

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - Saturday, August 18, 2018