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Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 16:48
A new issue of FEPA News has been printed. All the FEPA members will receive the copies they requested for distribution within their countries. This number 28 covers the most relevant Philatelic events from July 2015 to the beginning of January 2016, information about the upcoming exhibitions and events, as well as other interesting information and articles. If you do not received it you can read it here in reduced size or download the magazine in full size.


Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 21:18
Today has passed away George Sparis, President of the Hellenic Philotelic Society (HPS). He was also President of the Organizing Committee of NOTOS 2015. We are just receiving such sad message from Anthony Virvilis.


Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 23:57
The 11th School of Young Philatelists / National Youth Philatelic Exhibition with international participation "TRAKOSCAN 2016", will be held from October 8th to October 16th 2016 in the Castle of Trakoskan, Croatia.


Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 01:16
On January 18, 2016 Berliner Philatelisten-Klub von 1888 e. V. organized its 2707 meeting (Sitzung). The central part of this meeting was a lecture on Astrophilately.


Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 17:01
Since we established the official "Flag Counter" on the 11th of September 2014, over 200.000 pages have been seen from readers of 145 different countries.


Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 09:41
On 18 January AICPM, the largest Italian postal history association, launched a new philatelic Portal, www.stampontheweb.com . Stampontheweb is a portal for everyone sharing our hobby, designed to make life easier as far as searching for information in the web is concerned.


Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 17:50
The Special Regulations for the Evaluation of Picture Postcard Exhibits at FEPA Exhibitions were approved by the FEPA Congress in Athens, on 15 November 2015. They are subject to review by the 2018 FEPA Congress. These Regulations apply to all those exhibitions granted FEPA patronage, support or recognition at, or following, the 2015 FEPA Congress.


Monday, January 11, 2016 - 19:22
The new Board (Rada) of ZSF is formed by 7 members: 4 delegates from the regions and three members included the President, elected at the Council of ZSF (previously general assembly).


Monday, January 11, 2016 - 15:17
The just finished "3rd Continental Philatelic Exhibition", organized by the Philatelic Society of Egypt on the occasion of the 150 year of first Egyptian Stamp, has resulted in a great success, its third successful event in one year!


Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 01:41
From the 31st of December 2015 to the 6th of January 2016, Cairo hosted the “3rd Continental Exhibition” with FEPA Recognition. Were exhibited 223 frames of 11 classes and 71 exhibits from 8 countries: Egypt, Bahrain, Cyprus, Great Britain, Lebanon, Oman, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.


Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 09:10
The Commission Chairman, Lars Engelbrecht has kindly sent us the Commission Newsletter nº 14 of January 2016. In his message he says “ We see more and more postal stationery exhibits: 85 postal stationery exhibits have been entered at the international exhibitions in 2015. And the exhibits become better and better”...


Friday, January 1, 2016 - 20:16
December 2015 marked the 90th anniversary of the Philatelic Society of Sofia "P. Karaivanov" (Софийско Филателно Дружество "П. Караиванов"). The President, Boncho Bonev, requested the presence of the FEPA President who attended the event.


Thursday, December 31, 2015 - 00:13
On the 27th of December, the FEPA Board has granted the Recognition to ODESSAPHILEX-2016 . The Exhibition will be held from the 24 to the 28 August, 2016 in the Sea gallery of the exhibition center of Odessa Marine Station, Ukraine. The invited Federations are Greece, Germany, Poland, Belarus, Israel, Austria, Bulgaria and Czech Republic.


Tuesday, December 29, 2015 - 22:49
Proposal from the Office of the European Parliament in Cyprus to organise a student stamp competition on the theme "The European Union through the eyes of Young People",


Monday, December 28, 2015 - 23:50
The Belgium Federation - FRCPB is celebrating its 125th Anniversary. With this occasion the President Eddy Van Vaeck presented a very special issue of the “Belgaphil” publication, telling the history of the last 25 years of the FRCPB.

Events with FEPA Patronage, Support or Recognition

Friday, April 8, 2016 - Sunday, April 10, 2016
NORDIA 2016 invites philatelists from the Nordic countries, Estonia, Scandinavian Collectors Club (USA), and Royal Philatelic Society London to exhibit in Jyväskylä, Finland!

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - Sunday, April 17, 2016
Special exhibition to the friends of astrophilately and cosmos will be organized in Praha, Czech Republic.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - Sunday, May 1, 2016

Saturday, April 30, 2016
FEPA Congress will be held at Viana do Castelo, Portugal

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - Monday, May 9, 2016
Balkanfila 2016 invites exhibitors from 10 countries to Albania!

Friday, May 20, 2016 - Sunday, May 22, 2016
Organized by the Russian National Academy of Philately together with the German Academy of Philately, with the support of the BDPh, German Federation.

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

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