Granted the FEPA PATRONAGE to “NOTOS 2021 – European Philatelic Exhibition”

Published on Author José Ramón Moreno



Once is not enough!


We salute the philatelists of Europe
invite them to Athens in 2021


The main features of “Notos 2021- European Philatelic Exhibition” are:

  1. Context:
    • A five-days event in Athens, Greece
    • 2000 16-page frames/li>
    • Rich Philatelic Literature/li>
    • All FIP and FEPA Competitive and Experimental Classes/li>
    • “Classe des Champions” for distinguished exhibits/li>
  2. High exhibition standards:
    • FEPA patronage
    • AIJP patronage (pending)
    • FIP recognition  (pending)
    • 100% FIP or FEPA accredited Jury
    • Expert Team
  3. Expected participation:
    • Open to all FEPA members with Commissioners’privileges
    • Open to all World with exhibits related to Europe
    • Open to all World with Philatelic Literature exhibits
  4. Venue:
    • Peristeri Exhibition Centre
    • Total footprint: 7,000 m2
    • Spacious surrounding gardens with free parking
    • 3 minutes walk from Anthoupoli metro station
    • 13 minutes metro ridef rom the Athens city centre
    • Same venue that hosted “Notos 2015”
  5. Manpower:
    • Same basic team involved in “Notos 2015”
    • Devoted qualified volunteers
    • Supported by the Hellenic Philatelic Society
  6. Exhibitors’benefits:
    • Very low frame or Philatelic Literature entry fees
    • One copy only for Philatelic Literature exhibits
  7. Reasonable budget:
    • Expected not to exceed 90,000 euros
    • Free-of-rent exhibition hall
    • Many hundreds of man-hours contribution
    • “NO” to unnecessary pomp and circumstance
    • “NO” to superfluous glamour and related costs
    • We have said it in 2015, so we say it again:”This should not be an-one-time project”
  8. Minor deviations from GREX and FREGEX:
    • “NO” to unnecessary paper publications or any unnecessary form of printings…
      …but “YES” to a continuously updated and well maintained website
    • “NO” to exhibitors’medals…
      …but” YES” to exhibitor’s certificates, SPs and GPs as per GREX and FREGEX
    • “NO” to the daily remuneration to National Commissioners…
      …but “YES” to all their other privileges as per GREX and FREGEX

“Notos 2021-European Philatelic Exhibition” is designed to be an exhibition of the highest standards.

At the same time, he Organizing Committee and the Hellenic Philatelic Federation have also kindly invite to host the 2021 FEPA Congress.

The exhibition website is already up and running: