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Friday, June 22, 2018 - 21:03
The Board member representing FEPA at the Commission for Maximaphily of the FIP , Pascal Bandry, kindly sent us its second Newsletter, just issued. Along its 17 pages it inform about the activities of Maximaphily, focused mainly in Europe.


Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 04:35
There are numbered days until the international philatelic exhibition EstEx’2018 will be opened to celebrate the 100th anniversary of The Republic of Estonia’s first stamp. On the exhibition there will be over 600 frames. There are participants from 18 foreign countries.


Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 04:31
Hallvard Slettebø has been the Nordic Champion at Nordia 2018 with his World Scouting exhibit . The Silver Postiljon challenge trophy was presented by Claes Arnrup and Lars-Olow Carlsson from Postiljonen AB.


Monday, June 11, 2018 - 20:47
The members of The Royal Philatelic Society London were taken on a journey of discovery on 31 May when they enjoyed a wide variety of displays on Polar Philately. Focusing on material relating to the Arctic and Antarctic, the items on show embraced many facets of our hobby, including postal history, aerophilately, military mail, as well as stamp studies.


Friday, June 8, 2018 - 10:06
Over the 56 pages of this new Bulletin you can find very useful information about PRAGA 2018, Travel an Accomodation, The Philatelic Events Accompanying the Exhibition, The Philatelic Fair, Articles about “Exhibiting Pictured Postcards” and Czech Porcelain, The National Commissioners and The PRAGA Club (“Klub PRAGA”) amongst other very interesting data about this great event


Monday, June 4, 2018 - 00:22
The FEPA Board has unanimously agreed in granting the FEPA Recognition to the "NORDIA 2019" exhibition to be held in Sarpsborg, Norway, from the 23 to the 25 August 2019


Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 11:05
Stavros Andreadis with the “Kassandra Collection” won the World Stamp Championship as decided by the jury at the Palmares of the WSC Israel 2018 held last night in Jerusalem. Kurt Kimmel and Alexander Shaula were the other Grand Prix winners


Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 23:18
After being President of the KNBF for four years, Jan Cees van Duin has stopped at his own request. With great enthusiasm and pleasure he has worked in a friendly KNBF-team in the Netherlands and for the European philately. At the Annual Meeting on May 12th Hans Kraaibeek, till then Secretary of KNBF, was elected as new President.


Monday, May 28, 2018 - 23:35
The very innovative Marketing Department of "Correos", the Spanish Post, has produced the first stamp with music. It is devoted to Traditional Dance in Spain, including a Microchip with music. If you want to hear the sound of this stamp enter the link


Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 23:04
For 60 years Exphimo opened their doors to motivate thematic collectors to show their collections together with like-minded people. This year the “Birdpex”, a theme of ornithology, was shown worldwide for the 8th time. Interestingly also countries far away, as Cook Island and Tonga promoted this event with issued stamps


Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 21:36
Presidents and representatives of the federations of Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Serbia, Russia, Montenegro and Turkey met in Sofia the FIP Board on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Union of the Bulgarian Philatelists’ membership in FIP


Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 22:29
Pedro Vaz Pereira , specialist in the research of the 1st Portuguese Republic (1910-1926) presented a new book in this framework at the Portuguese Academy of History, “The Secular Republican Missions and the Historical and Missionaries Misconceptions of the Catholic Church”


Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 00:43
We received the kind offer of Mr. Frank Walton RDP FRPSL, Chairman of the London 2020 Organising Committee, to host the 2020 FEPA Congress at the news Royal premises. Here you can see some of the rooms that could be used for the Congress


Monday, May 14, 2018 - 09:51
The FEPA Board received the request of the Austrian Federation, Verband Österreichischer Philatelisten-Vereine, to change the name of the Exhibition to be held from the 23 to the 26 August 2018. Instead of “Gmunden 2018” will be called ¨phila” – Toscana.


Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 00:08
Portugal, Germany, Austria, Denmark, Spain, Finland, Italy, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland participated in the 12th EuroScout held in Évora, Portugal. It also hosted the 37th World Scout & Guide Collectors Meeting, being elected new President Estanislao Pan de Alfaro.

Events with FEPA Patronage, Support or Recognition

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

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - Sunday, August 26, 2018
Gmunden was already the first European city hosting for three consecutive years a FEPA Exhibition. Now this record with be extended to four FEPA Exhibitions in a row.

Friday, August 31, 2018 - Sunday, September 2, 2018

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - Friday, September 28, 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - Sunday, November 4, 2018

Friday, November 23, 2018 - Sunday, November 25, 2018

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - Sunday, March 31, 2019
Slovenija 2019 is another exhibition in the succesful chain of Alps-Adria multilateral exhibitions.

Friday, August 23, 2019 - Sunday, August 25, 2019

Saturday, May 2, 2020 - Saturday, May 9, 2020
Another great London exhibition is coming up!

Friday, September 4, 2020 - Sunday, September 6, 2020

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - Saturday, October 10, 2020

Monday, November 1, 2021