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Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 19:54
A new issue of FEPA News, its number 30, was printed and distributed a few days ago. All the FEPA members Federations, Associations or Unions, are receiving the copies they requested for distribution within their countries. This number 30 covers the most relevant Philatelic events from June to December 2016, as well as information about the upcoming exhibitions and events of the first semester 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.


Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 18:18
The European Championship of Thematic Philately, ECTP, has published the lists of accepted exhibits by alphabetical order, by class and by country.


Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 21:43
We are receiving today the report of the successful bilateral 2nd CZECH AND SLOVAK Philatelic Exhibition held in ZDAR NAD SAZAVOU which was again "pre-judged" via scanned exhibit pages using the EXPONET displaying and presentation technology.


Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 02:17
King Philipp VI and Queen Letizia have accepted the Honorary Presidency of the FEPA International Exhibitions MAXIESPAÑA and JUVENIA 2017 to be held in Aviles, Asturias, from the 10th to the 13th May 2017


Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 22:16
FINLANDIA 2017, with FEPA Patronage and FIP Recognition, has issued its Newsletter number 5 with the most updated information about this great event: The exhibits list has been published


Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 23:16
Mr. Lubor Kunc, Secretary General of PRAGA 2018 Organizing Committee, is sending us the enclosed interesting information. You can regularly get the newest information about the event via its website; http://www.praga2018.cz.


Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 03:27
Louis Fanchini and Michèle Chauvet RDP are this year's recipients of the Hellenic Philotelic Society Medal, in appreciation to their long-standing and continuous research work on the subject of the Large Hermes


Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 21:40
Some FEPA members have asked to postpone the deadline in consideration that their first Board meeting of 2017 is scheduled late January or early February. In appreciation of such interest for the FEPA Awards program, the deadline has been postponed to 20th February 2017.


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.

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