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Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 16:53
At the FEPA Congress held on the 30th April, Vit Vanicek, in the name of the Union of Czech Philatelists requested the FEPA Recognition for the Specialised World Stamp Exhibition PRAGA 2018, wich was granted with the votes of all the Delegates.


Monday, May 23, 2016 - 22:56
During the recent FEPA Congress, Chris King, as representative of the Association of British Philatelic Societies, requested the FEPA Recognition to the Spring STAMPEX 2017. It was granted by the unanimity of the Congress. Spring Stampex 2017 will be devoted to the countries which were part of the former Ottoman Empire.


Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 01:45
During the FEPA Congress celebrated in Viana do Castelo, Portugal, were handed out the awards of Mr. Francis Kiddle in memoriam, Mme Michèle Chauvet, Mr.Calin Marinescu, the Philatelic Society of Sofia „Petko Karaivanoff” and the Briefmarken-Sammler Verein Gotha 1890 e.V.


Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 02:00
As many as 58 exhibits received Gold or Large Gold medals, which reflect the extremely high level of the Exhibition. Out of competition also were exhibited six outstanding collections from the DASV, German Association of Postal History. The Palmares marked the end of a fantastic exhibition.


Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 01:55
On top of the fantastic exhibition, LUBRAPEX 2016 included a Social Program with the invitation to all FEPA Delegates to the Congress, Commissioners, Jurors and other guests, to visit the Cellars of Porto Wine with lunch there, dinner and small violin virtuoso concert at the “Pousada de Santa Luzia”, over the Sanctuary, amongst others visits, lunch and diners. PHOTO GALLERY


Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 17:03
With nearly 1000 frames and the FEPA Support, “LUBRAPEX 50 ANOS” has been the biggest FEPA Exhibition of the year. Every day of the Exhibition was used a special cancellation, being one of them the beautiful postmarks used on the ”FEPA Day”


Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 01:45
LUBRAPEX 50 ANOS, Portugal-Brazilian Exhibition with Germany (67 exhibits) and Italy (26) as guests Federations began yesterday with 252 Exhibits displayed on 965 frames. To celebrate the 50 year of continuous LUBRAPEX, probably the oldest binational exhibition of the world, it received the FEPA Support.


Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 23:37
From the12th to the 17th of April was held the “Eurospace 2016" International Astrophilatelic Exhibition at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Prague with FEPA Recognition and the participation of philatelists from Austria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Slovakia, Spain and Switzerland.


Monday, April 18, 2016 - 21:16
FINLANDIA 2017 will be arranged in May 24th – 28th, 2017. The exhibition is the biggest philatelic event in Europe – if not in the whole world – in 2017. The preparations for FINLANDIA 2017 are progressing as planned. There will be 40 FEPA countries participating, together with the invited USA and Australia.


Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 18:42
We are very pleased having every year more FEPA Exhibitions. As in some points our Statutes and FREGEX are not so clear, the enclosed Summary of the FEPA Exhibitions may be of help for those FEPA member thinking on the possibility of organizing an exhibition with the FEPA Patronage, Support or Recognition.


Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 16:32
In two weeks time will be celebrated the LUBRAPEX 50 Years Exhibition with the 2016 FEPA Congress. A beautiful Catalogue has been published plenty of useful information, the whole program of events and interesting articles.


Monday, April 11, 2016 - 20:08
Today we have been informed that after the General Assembly in Nicosia the participants from all cities of Cyprus voted for a new Board of the Cyprus Philatelic Federation. The results are as follows


Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 18:39
Since nearly 20 years, the Austrian Federation celebrates an “Open Day” and invites a guest country. This year it was Luxemburg – the philatelic postal department and the representatives of the board.


Sunday, April 3, 2016 - 14:15
After a collaboration of Nicos Rangos with UPU Management, he has obtained the authorization to publish and link in www.fepanews.com the illegal stamps issued in a number of countries members of the Universal Postal Union. This information is essential for experts, jurors and for many collectors in order to avoid buying and exhibiting such illegal stamps.


Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 01:09
All members of the Bureau of the 11 Commissions are on election at the FIP Congress on the 26th of October in Taipei: Chairmen, Secretaries and ordinary Bureau members.

Events with FEPA Patronage, Support or Recognition

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

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