Philately of high level again in France : Paris Philex 2016

 Philately of high level again in France:

Paris Philex 2016
 
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.
 
 
 
As in our best dreams, a longue qeue of people waiting to entered the exhibition.
 
 
The authorities at the Opening Ceremony
 
 
The whole Jury ready to evaluate 170 exhibits !


 
Jean-Jacques CAHUZAC, receiving the Grand Prix, trophy of the President of the Republic
  
The Palmares was chaired by Monsieur Jérôme NORMAND Sous-préfet representing Monsieur le Préfet de l’Ile de France. The Sèvres vase offered by the President of the Republic as Grand Prix was for Monsieur Jean-Jacques CAHUZAC for his exhibit of Postal History "Le 25 c. Cerès de 1871".
 
 
 
Also was celebrated the 89th Congress of the French Federation with a friendly atmosphère and a big participation of most of the Clubs belonging to the French Federation. Also were present :
 
Monsieur Gilles LIVCHITZ Director of Phil@poste and Président of l’ADPhile, Frédéric MEUNIE, Director Commercial of Phil@poste, Joëlle AMALFITANO Director of Communications of Phil@poste, Florence FRABOULET Director of l’ADPhile, Bertrand SINAIS representing Gauthier TOULEMONDE, Président of the Circle of the Philatelic Press.

At the endof the Congress, the President of the French Federation Mr. Claude Desarmenien handed out the Medal for the Philatelic Mérit to Anny BOYARD, Présidente of the French  Maximaphily.
 
 
 
Anny Boyard, smiling and thrilled, receiving the Medal for the Philatelic Mérit from the President of the French Federation Claude Desarmenien
 
The French Federation is grateful to Gilles LIVCHITZ. Director of Phil@poste and Président of 'ADPhile for his support, making for Paris Philex 2016 a great succès, as well as to François FARCIGNY Président of CNEP for his contribution.
Claude DESARMENIEN