German Youth Philatelists focus on Definitives

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  Die Deutsche Philatelisten-Jugend e.V. has announced that its 2020 competition for Young Collectors will have the theme of ‘Meine Dauerserie’ (My Definitive Issue). Both Members and non-Members of the society are invited to show exhibits on this theme at the exhibition which will take place in Mainz on 3-4 October. A special information pack Read more…

UNION OF PHILATELISTS OF MACEDONIA – 70 YEARS OLD

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Congratulations to the Union of Philatelists of Macedonia which celebrated its 70th birthday on 19th March. The Union, led by President Sinisha Pavleski and President of the Executive Board Dimitar Belchev,  has a rich legacy of philatelic activities over the last 70 years during which it has worked in close cooperation with other societies in Read more…

OSTROPA 2020 POSTPONED

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The Organising Committee of OSTROPA 2020, which was scheduled to be held at the Russian House for Science and Culture in Berlin from 25 – 28 June 2020, has decided with great regret to postpone the exhibition because of the coronavirus crisis. The Committee is now looking for alternative dates in Autumn 2020 so that Read more…

LE NOUVEAU JOURNAL DES MAXIMAPHILES FRANÇAIS

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Pascal Bandry, the European Bureau Member on the FIP Maximaphily Commission, recently sent me a link to the latest journal published by the Maximaphilatelists in France. I thought it was a very interesting insight into the fascinating subject of maximaphily as well as being a reminder of happier times. Pascal has kindly agreed that we Read more…

CORONAVIRUS CLOSES MANY PHILATELIC EVENTS. NEWS UPDATE…..

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The unprecedented steps taken by governments across the world to combat the Coronavirus have had a huge impact on planned philatelic exhibitions and other events in 2020. This is because of the paramount importance of avoiding non-essential social contact that might spread the disease further.   Many FEPA Members have been affected. Major changes that Read more…

Bulgaria 2020 Bulletin 1 is out!

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The organizing committee of the Bulgaria 2020 FIP Specialized World Stamp Championship Exhibition has published its Bulletin No 1. It contains the IREX of the exhibition. Here are some facts based on the IREX: The exhibition will be held at the Inter Expo Center, Sofia, Bulgaria Approximately 1 500 exhibition frames will be available Competitive Read more…