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Sunday, August 7, 2016 - 02:24
The prize as Best in Show and Large Gold Medal was awarded to Mr Sandeep Jaiswal with British India - Queen Victoria Postal Stationery. Other main prizes were to Mr Jon Aitchison, Mr Stan Lawrence, Prof Peter Chadwick and Mr. Colin Hoffman


Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 15:29
I have just received a telephone call from Claes Arnrup with the very sad news that Knud Mohr has passed away today.


Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 00:54
On the 15th of July, the Spanish Post presented this terrific work which explains over its 400 pages, plenty of images, the milestones and the evolution of the Postal Communications in Spain from the Roman Empire to our days. The authors have been a group of prestigious historians coordinated by the specialists in Postal History Jose Manuel López Bernal and José María Sempere. You can read or download the whole book


Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 15:58
From the late 1600s and for more than two centuries the mail was transported along the Norwegian coastline in small, open boats. Despite skilful seamanship several shipwrecks happened in this period. For the first time this area of the Postal History has been researched, thanks to the work of Egil H. Thomassen


Monday, July 18, 2016 - 01:21
The Research and Literature Association of Philatelists of Bucharest in cooperation with the Romanian Philatelic Federation have organized an exhibition specialized in Literature (works published in Romania or abroad since 2006) and Picture Postards, to be held at the Parliament of Romania from the 26th to the 30th of October 2016. The participation in FILA-CARTO BUCHAREST 2016 exhibition is free.


Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 17:30
A new issue of FEPA News was printed and distributed a few days ago. All the FEPA members are receiving the copies they requested for distribution within their countries. This number 29 covers the most relevant Philatelic events from January to June 2016, as well as information about the upcoming exhibitions and events of the second semester of 2016 and even advance information of those 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.


Monday, July 11, 2016 - 03:03
The Hellenic Philatelic Federation organized a cycle of Seminars from February to May 2016 devoted to the general public, as informed in this Website last month and in the just printed FEPA News magazine. Now you can read here the extremely interesting comments received from Anthony Virvilis.


Saturday, July 2, 2016 - 18:51
In a unique collaboration in Roeselare, Belgium, the Netherlands was at the national exhibition Westfila 2016, being present with a large number of collections and two members of the jury.


Friday, June 24, 2016 - 00:03
On the 20th of June, the very active and efficient Organizing Committee of FINLANDIA 2017 has issue the Newsletter number 2, including interesting information about: Applications; the Project of FINLANDIA 2017 of which the Exhibition in Tampere is the main but not the only philatelic event; FINLANDIA 2017 is also part of the celebrations of Finland Centennial of independence; Accommodation information etc.


Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 22:16
On the 18th of June was held the Annual General Meeting of the Slovenian Philatelic Association. It was celebrated in a friendly atmosphere, and was elected the new Board: President: Peter Suhadolc, Vice presidents: Bojan Bračič and Igor Pirc


Friday, June 17, 2016 - 01:04
On 21st May 2016, was held the HPS Medal Awards Ceremony for the years 2011-2015. The awardees were: Nick Cardassilaris, Philatelic Society of Piraeus, Anthony Virvilis, Theodore Papaeliou, John Coundouros, Michalis Tsironis, Michalis Petradakis and Wolfgang Bauer.


Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 23:13
On the 10th of June, the Hungarian Federation, MABEOSZ, kindly informed the members of the FEPA Board, of the result of the voting for their Board for the next two years, with the election of Peter Dunai as President


Monday, June 13, 2016 - 19:40
10.06.2016 Due to serious health problems and imperative advice of his doctor, our President Jvo Bader was forced to resign with immediate effect. For FSPhS and the Central Committee, the resignation comes unexpectedly


Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 21:29
After the Congress, the draft of the Minutes was sent to all FEPA member Federations, Associations or Unions. Once modified with the comments received, these are the whole Minutes.


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 19:31
170 exhibits, including those of the Federations guests, Spain and Italy, were present at the Exhibitions Park « Port de Versailles » for a new festival of philately.

Events with FEPA Patronage, Support or Recognition

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