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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 19:44
On the last days of 2016 out of the blue Dutch postal operator PostNL informed that as of January 1st 2017 all handed in parcels and registered letters, franked with postage stamps were to be striked with an ordinary ballpoint!


Monday, March 20, 2017 - 19:29
Gunnar Dahlvig, one of the most recognized European philatelists, awarded with the FEPA Medal 2013, presents an interesting document for discussion about the situation of Philately.


Friday, March 17, 2017 - 01:10
The FEPA Exhibition MaxiEspaña 2017 which will be held in Aviles, Asturias, Spain, from the 10th to the 13th of May, has published the list of the 41 Maximaphily exhibits from the four national federations participants: Spain, Cyprus, France and Italy.


Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 16:50
We are very pleased to announce that the President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö is the Patron of FINLANDIA 2017


Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 23:58
We are receiving the 3rd Press Release of MonacoPhil 2017. The beautiful poster to announce MonacoPhil 2017 shows the stamp issued in 1993 by the United States and Monaco to honor Grace Kelly, Princess Grace.


Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 17:45
The Organizing Committee, leaded by Gaizka Sola, has published the full,extremely interesting and appealing Programme of the EXFILNA 2017.


Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 20:17
The special attraction on this occasion was a once in a lifetime collection of exhibits showing material from the former Ottoman Empire. The idea for the theme was developed by Freddy Khalastchy and the late Francis Kiddle, and later with the support of Chris King from the ABPS Exhibitions and International Committee.


Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 18:13
On the 22nd of February we have been informed of the election of Mr. Ivan Van Damme as President of the Belgian Federation for the period 2017-2021. Mr. Eddy Van Vaeck has been elected Honorary President. Congratulations and all best wishes for success.


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

Events with FEPA Patronage, Support or Recognition

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

Monday, October 9, 2017 - Sunday, October 15, 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