New Director joins FEPA Board

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  We are delighted to announce that Thomas Hoepfner has accepted an invitation to join the FEPA Board as a Director. Thomas is a well-known figure in German and European philately and has been closely involved with the organisation of IBRA 2023. This fills the vacancy created when Ari Muhonen stepped down from the Board Read more…

Nordia 2021 registration is open

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NORDIA 2021 stamp exhibition in Kuopio, Finland, will be organised in August, this year.  The exact dates of the exhibition are 13.-15.8.2021. The corona virus situation is still poor and that is why we cannot be sure of our possibilities to organise the exhibition, but we are very hopeful. We have now added  the application Read more…

Spring STAMPEX will be virtual

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Faced with the impossibility of holding Spring Stampex as usual in February at the Business Design Centre in London due to the pandemic, the Philatelic Traders’ Society has decided to cancel it and hold another virtual exhibition instead. The next Virtual Stampex will be open continuously for 72 hours from 25th – 27th March 2021 and Read more…

Bulgarian Philatelists celebrate first Bulgarian banknotes

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On 1st December 2020 the Union of Bulgarian Philatelists and the Bulgarian Postal Administration organised  a ‘solemn validation’ of a single-stamp block (miniature sheet) celebrating the 135th anniversary of the printing of the first Bulgarian banknotes in St Petersburg. The ceremony was held in the Royal Palace ‘Vrana’ with the number of guests kept small Read more…

New dates for MonacoPhil 2021

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MonacoPhil 2021 has got new dates due to technical reasons, they are now 9-11 December 2021.

An exhibition of “100 iconic stamps and documents” will be held at the Musée des Timbres et des Monnaies (Stamp and Coin Museum) with items from 100 world famous collections… Read more…

Serbian National Exhibition (SOFIZ 1) now open on-line

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  SOFIZ 1 IS NOW OPEN. SOFIZ 1 is the first Serbian National exhibition held on-line. It also has international participation. The exhibition will remain open to visitors until 14 December 2020. To visit SOFIZ 1, go to: http://www.philaserbia.com/sofiz1/

FIP announces new initiatives on Open Philately and Virtual Exhibitions

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The Fédération Internationale de Philatélie (FIP) has recently made two important decisions in response to the continuing evolution of philatelic exhibiting. The first relates to Open Philately, an approach to exhibiting whose popularity has increased steadily since the Open Class was accepted in FIP exhibitions several years ago. The formation of an FIP Open Philately Commission Read more…