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Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 19:51
The Postal Stationery Commission, Chaired by Lars Engelbrecht has issued a Newsletter covering interesting information of the second part of the year 2016. The FEPA Representative in the Commission is Michael Smith, UK, while Igor Pirc, Slovenia, has been appointed to the Board by the Chairman.


Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 12:30
Magyar Posta and Pošta Slovenije joined DHL Parcel Europe’s network, expanding the DHL network for cross-border e-commerce by two additional countries. Customers already can send MPL Europe Standard parcels to Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland and Slovakia.


Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 19:13
On occasion of the Closing of the Academic Year of the Portuguese Academy of History, the President of the Republic of Portugal, Mr. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa presented with the Honorary Mention to Mr. Pedro Vaz Pereira.


Friday, January 13, 2017 - 18:44
At the Assembly of the FSPhS, as expected the members of the Board has been re-elected with Hans Schwarz as Président. Two new members has been added to the Board, Rolf Leuthard and Forian Domenjoz


Monday, January 9, 2017 - 23:05
Deadline: 22 January 2016. Communications: From the FEPA member National Federations, Associations or Unions to Giancarlo Morolli, via e-mail only. Short and effective information, as long documents must necessarily be shortened.


Sunday, January 8, 2017 - 13:12
At the Assembly of Representatives Jørgen Jørgensen and Søren Chr. Jensen received the DFF gold pin and thus they became honorary members of DFF. Bo Høifeldt from PostNord was given a silver needle.


Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 19:54
FINLANDIA 2017 is enhanced by wide program of Seminars, Meetings and Lectures. Eight International Philatelic Seminars will be arranged during the Exhibition in the premises of the official Exhibition Hotel Scandic Tampere City (Hämeenkatu 1, Tampere). Five of them are FIP Approved Seminars, three of them with a status of Qualifying Seminar. Three Seminars have a FEPA Status. Please note that the timetable is preliminary and the times and rooms can still change.


Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 19:23
The FEPA Symposium of Youth Philately will be held on Saturday 27th of May, in Tampere, during “FINLANDIA 2017”. Eight FEPA Federations amongst the most successful on Youth Philately, will have specialists in the youth field presenting their best practices to all the attendants: Austria by Alfred Kunz; Cyprus by Nicos Rangos; Denmark by Ib Krarup Rasmussen; France by Claude Désarménien; Germany by Axel Brockmann; Slovenia by Bojan Bračič; Spain by José Pedro Gómez-Agüero; and Sweden by Peter Nordin.


Saturday, December 24, 2016 - 18:16
Cyprus is the first European country that introduced the digitization of all Cyprus stamps since 1878 to 2016. Now Cyprus stamps are available all over the world


Saturday, December 24, 2016 - 00:18
Paolo Guglielminetti has been very active divulgating the concepts of Open Philately in Italy. Now, as President of the national thematic association (CIFT), he asked Marco Occhipinti and Giancarlo Morolli to prepare a booklet on this matter,


Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 00:21
At the Annual General Meeting of the Federation of Philatelic Societies of Ireland has been elected the following Executive Council: President Mr. Brian Warren, Vice-President Mr. Michael Burrington, Hon. Secretary Mr. Patrick Casey


Monday, December 19, 2016 - 20:04
The Hellenic Post published the research book Hellenic Stamps 1861-1961, History-Ideology-Aesthetics, hardbound, 406 pages, approx. 300 photos in full colour, 391 bibliographical entries and 464 footnotes. We are looking forward for the edition of the English version!


Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 23:14
On December 3rd , 2016, in Sofia was held the Congress of the Union of Bulgarian Philatelists with the election of a new Board. For President was elected Spas Panchev and Vice-presidents George Detchev and Konstantin Penkov.


Friday, December 9, 2016 - 23:37
It is a great pleasure to inform that today we have received the request from the Association of Philatelists, Maximaphilists and Cartophilists from the Republic of Moldova to become a FEPA member.


Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 21:09
MonacoPhil 2017 has presented his 2017 edition which will have three Exhibitions in one: 100 iconic stamps and documents; The philately of North and South America; The 100th anniversary of the King of the Philately: Ferrari de La Renotière, as well as 80 stands of Postal Administrations and International Dealers

Events with FEPA Patronage, Support or Recognition

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

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - Saturday, May 13, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - Saturday, May 13, 2017

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

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - Sunday, August 27, 2017
Gmunden will be the first European city hosting for three consecutive years a FEPA Exhibition!

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!

Friday, July 13, 2018 - Sunday, July 15, 2018
To commemorate the 100 years of the Independence of Estonia, Tallinn will host the ESTEX 2018 exhibition, open to the Baltic sea countries and to Estonian Philatelic exhibits from all over the world.

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