FEPA Exhibition EXFILNA 2019 in Santander: For the first time in history, postmarking under the water !

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The 57th National Spanish exhibition had this year the Czech and German Federations as guest’s participants. It was held from the 6th to the 10th November 2019. The motto has been ‘Immerse yourself in the immensity of philately’. At the exhibition opening, the special stamps and HB issued by the Spanish Post “Correos” were postmarked under the water by four divers at the huge aquarium of the Cantabrian Maritime Museum. Read more…

NEXOFIL Prizes to the Best Stamps of the World: Norway, winner, Ukraine 2nd, France 3rd

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On the 30th of October was held at the auditorium of the Spanish Royal Mint, FNMT, the Gala of the presentation of the prizes of the year, organized by the President of the NEXO Group, Mr. Eugenio de Quesada. The International Jury was formed for Presidents of Philatelic Federations and Academies from 33 different countries as detailed inside. Also were awarded stamps issued by the Posts of Belgium, Spain, Austria, Italy, United Kingdom, Slovakia, Slovenia, Estonia, Germany, Liechtenstein, Iceland, New Zealand, Hungary and Czech Republic. Read more…

PLOVDIV PHILA 2019: Philatelic Academies and Federations met in Bulgaria

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Participated in this innovative exhibition exhibits from 16 national federations: Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Germany, Greece, Israel, Moldova, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia and Turkey. Participated also two philatelic Academies: Italy and Turkey on top of the European Academy of Philately. There were 500 frames and 18 titles of philatelic literature. H.M. the King Simeon II of Bulgaria was very involved in the exhibition attending their main events. Read more…

Granted the FEPA Recognition to NORDIA 2021

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NORDIA 2021 will be held in Kuopio, Finland, on March 12-14, 2021 organized by Kuopion Filatelistikerho (Philatelic Society of Kuopio) and the Finnish Philatelic Federation.

NORDIA 2021 exhibition is open to all collectors who are members of member societies of the National or Youth Federations of the Nordic countries (Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and Denmark). Members of the Scandinavian Collectors Club in USA, and the Estonian Philatelic Federation can also participate the exhibition. Read more…

Continental Philatelic Exhibition with FEPA Recognition to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Philatelic Society of Egypt (PSE)

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Another reason for celebration of the 90th anniversary for which a stamp was issued for the occasion and our sister society in London, the Egypt Study Circle (ESC) shared with us by having some of the members visiting Egypt for the occasion. From September 9th to 15th, Dr. Sherif Samra, President of the PSE was host to exhibitors from UK, Bahrain, Oman, Iraq, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and of course Egypt who exhibited 200 frames of powerful material. Read more…

Official presentation of the FEPA Certificate of Appreciation to “The National Club of Collectors of the Registration Labels and Stamps, Poland

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At the annual meeting of the Club , Prof. Ludwik K. Malendowicz presented on behalf of FEPA, the Certificate of Appreciation to this outstanding Club as “The Best European Philatelic Club of the Year 2018”. The meeting took place in Mikstat Las and was attended by about 50 members and supporters of the Club. The meeting was accompanied by a philatelic show Read more…

Microhistory of theTurkish Posts, 1920-2015 Volume I

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This is the first volume of a historical trilogy on Turkish postal stationery, Microhistory of theTurkish Posts, 1920-2015. Running 821 pages in color and fully bilingual, volume I covers the postal stationery of Turkey from 1920 to 1950. Most of the studied categories had not been catalogued before, let alone analyzed in depth Read more…

IBRA 2021 homepage online!

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In a good 18 months IBRA 2021 will open its doors at Messe Essen from 6 to 9 May. A foretaste of the first World Stamp Exhibition in Germany after 1999 is the IBRA homepage, which went online recently. The redesigned and modern website provides an overview of the major event is constantly updated and regularly informs about news. Info 1 is available for download in PDF format. Just have a look at www.IBRA2021.de! Read more…

Atlantic Alpen-Adria: Pedro Vaz Pereira winner of the Grand Prix Championship and Manuel Domenech Lima Torres of the Competition Grand Prix

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From the 1st to the 6th of October was held the International Exhibition with FEPA Recognition at the Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo, in Portugal. Participated exhibitors from the Federations of Portugal, Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Italy and Slovenia. The winner of the Grand Prix of the Championship Class was Pedro Vaz Pereira with his exhibit “Carimbos Nominativos não datados usados no Periodo Adesivo”. The Exhibition Grand Prix was for Manuel Domenech Lima Torres with his exhibit “Portuguese Prephilately”. The level of the exhibition was extremely high as shown in the whole Palmares that is enclosed here. Read more…