News of the year 2009

Published on Author Ari Muhonen
Lavrion 2009 – National exhibition in Greece

Published: November 9, 2009

The National Philatelic Exhibition “Lavrion 2009” was held in the town of Lavrion from 30 September to 4 October. Read the detailed report by Costas Chazapis here.

You can read more on www.hps.gr/lavrion2009.

 

Welcome to the FEPA News website

Published: November 9, 2009

A new member of the FEPA News family is born. The FEPA News website will be updated frequently with news from the Philatelic World – with special focus on information between the member federations of FEPA.

The printed version of Fepa News will as usually be distributed twice a year in October and May. fepanews.com is born to match the modern way of communication where news are expected to be distributed without delay. Our focus will primarily be to distribute information between the FEPA-memberfederations and to all  philatelists in Europe. The basic and static information that actually are found on www.fepa-philately.com will step by step be tranferred to www.fepanews.com.

 

New FEPA Board

Published: September 24, 2009

From left to right on the photo:
Giancarlo Morolli – Italy – Director.
Gerhard Kraner – Switzerland – Treasurer,
Jørgen Jørgensen – Denmark – President,
José Ramón Moreno – Spain – Vice President,
Bojan Bračič – Slovenia – Secretary,
Vit Vaníček – Czech  Republic – Director.

 

At the FEPA Congress which took place in Essen at 9th of May 2009 during the international stamp exhibition IBRA ’09 a new board were elected.

Delegates from 36 out of 42 countries were present or represented by proxy. The high number of Member Federations being present was a clear signal of the important role that FEPA plays on the Philatelic Scene in European philately.

The new board has announced that they will use the first 100 days developing a strategy and activity plan for the coming years. The main Focus will be on activities that promote and stimulate stamp collecting within Europe.

FEPA – Federation of European Philatelic Associations – counts 42 national Philatelic Federations as members –  which is close to 100% of the European countries.