News of the year 2013

Published on Author Ari Muhonen
BRUNO CREVATO-SELVAGGI NEW PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF PHILATELY

Published: December 26, 2013

Bruno Crevato-Selvaggi, new President of the AEP

 

On 7 December the General Assembly of the European Academy of Philately (AEP) took place in Monte-Carlo. Was elected as new President Bruno Crevato-Selvaggi. And Members of the Board of Directors :

Alessandro Agostosi, Antoine Clavel, Guy Coutant, Luis Frazao, Christopher Hitchen, Serge Kahn, Michel  Letaillieur, Jean-François Logette, Jean-Pierre Magne, Patrick Maselis, Nicos Rangos, Igor Rodin, Henk Slabbinck, Peter Suhadolc and Jean Voruz.

Meeting of the Philatelies of Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein and Switzerland

Published: December 21, 2013

On the 16th of November, four Postal Administrations and four Philatelists Federations had a successful meeting in Austria to plan together an important event on the “Stamp Day” in Feldkirch in 2014. In the picture, Ivo Bader, Alfred Kunz, Uwe Decker and Wolfgang Peschel amongst others.

 

“Hellas-Cyprus 2013” philatelic exhibition was held from the 21th of October to the 8th of November

Published: December 20, 2013

“Hellas-Cyprus 2013” national level bilateral philatelic exhibition with international participation was organised by the Hellenic Philotelic Society (HPS) under the patronage of the Hellenic Philatelic Federation (EFO). The exhibition was hosted in the so called “House of Cyprus” cultural centre of the Embassy of Cyprus in Athens. In the picture, the Jury for the HELLAS – CYPRUS exhibition. Left to right: Akis Christou, Alexis Papadopoulos, Alexander Galinos, Antony Virvilis, Nicos Rangos and Giorgos Thomareis.

 

Presentation of Opus XIII, the annual volume of the European Academy of Philately for 2013, dedicated to the Hellenic philately

Published: December 20, 2013

On Tuesday 29 October was the official presentation of Opus XIII, the annual volume of the European Academy of Philately (AEP, Académie Européenne de Philatélie) for 2013, which was dedicated to Hellenic philately. The event, held in Athens, was honoured by the presence of (Ms.) Anna Lydaki, Professor of Social Science at the Panteion University, Henk Slabbinck, President of the European Academy of Philately, and Guy Coutant, Editor of Opus. In the picture Guy Coutant, Anthony Virvilis, “alma mater” of this issue and Henk Slabbink.

 

NEW BOARD OF THE UNION OF PHILATELISTS OF RUSSIA – ALEXANDER ILYUSHIN, REELECTED PRESIDENT

Published: December 15, 2013

RUSSIAN NEW BOARD
On the 6th of December, the Union of Philatelists of Russia elected its new Board:
President: Alexander Ilyushin
Vice-presidents: Vladimir Devjatov and Sergey  Evtushenko
Members: Alexey Babochkin , Anatoly Devjatin , Vjacheslav Klochko , Vladimir Lebedev , Oleg Poljakov , Vladimir Tyukov, Konstantin Filobok , Ljudmila Zajakina.

 

NEW BOARD OF THE GERMAN FEDERATION – BDPh

Published: November 7, 2013

On the 14th of October, during the Congress of the German Federation (BDPh) was elected its new Board: President: Uwe Decker, Vicepresident: Alfred Schmidt, Treasurer: Michael Fukarek, Director: Helma Janssen, Director: Thomas Höpfner. Our warmest congratulations and good luck to the new elected team.

From left to right, Thomas Höpfner, Alfred Schmidt,  Helma Janssen, Uwe Decker,  Michael Fukarek

 

International Jury Seminar in Budapest

Published: October 28, 2013

On the 18,19 and 20 of October 2013 was held the 2nd International Jury seminar of Budapest. Was organized by the Hungarian Federation (MABÉOSZ), with FEPA recognition, being manager and responsible, Dénes Czirók The themes of this edition wereTraditional, Postal History and Thematic, acting as Team Leaders: Brian Trotter RDP (Great Britain), Kurt Kimmel RDP (Switzerland), Peter Suhadolc (Slovenia) and José-Ramon Moreno (Spain). It was a great success of organization and participation, with 48 jurors from 18 countries.

Family nameFirst nameCountry
KunzAlfredAustria
MaselisPatrickBelgium
SchouberechtsVincentBelgium
MortensenPer FriisDanemark
SalamHanyEgypt
MorenoJose-RamonEspana
SenkelMatiEstonia
MäkipääJukkaFinland
MuhonenAriFinland
HöpfnerThomasGermany
KieferJörgGermany
KnappArnimGermany
LeupoldWolfgangGermany
HedleyBillGreat Britain
KingChris+BirtheGreat Britain
MorrisMargaret IsabelGreat Britain
TrotterBrianGreat Britain
BánásArtúrHungary
CzirókDénesHungary
Dunai PéterHungary
GlatzIstvánHungary
Lippai dr.PálHungary
Lövei dr.GyörgyHungary
HuysJanLiechtenstein
PavleskiSinishaMacedonia
AmbrusFranciscRumania
MunteanMarius VasileRumania
SavoiuEmanoilRumania
LevandovskiyValentinRussia
DubaicNebojsaSerbia
Jankovič dr.VojtechSlovakia
JurkovičMartinSlovakia
BracicStasaSlovenia
BracicBojanSlovenia
FerantVencelSlovenia
GustinVeselkoSlovenia
FockMichaelSlovenia
PircIgorSlovenia
MorencicBrankoSlovenia
TomcAlojzSlovenia
SuhadolcPeterSlovenia
BengtssonBengtSweden
BergJanSweden
FredrikssonGertSweden
HambergErikSweden
NordbergRolandSweden
OjakangasCajsaSweden
Kimmel RDPKurtSwitzerland

 

New FEPA Board

Published: October 18, 2013

From left to right:

Bojan Bračič (Slovenia), Secretary; Alfred Kunz (Austria), Treasurer; José-Ramón Moreno (Spain), President; Birthe King (Great Britain), Director; Giancarlo Morolli (Italy), Vice-president; and Nicos Rangos (Cyprus), Director.

FEPA CONGRESS 2013
The Congress of the European Federation of Philatelic Associations (FEPA), held on 5 October in Madrid, elected its new Board, which shall serve for the period 2013-2017. The Board is composed of: José-Ramón Moreno (Spain), President; Giancarlo Morolli (Italy), Vice-president; Bojan Bračič (Slovenia), Secretary; Alfred Kunz (Austria), Treasurer; Birthe King (Great Britain) and Nicos Rangos (Cyprus), Directors. With the admission of the Principality of Monaco FEPA unites the national associations and the federations of 43 European and Mediterranean countries. During the Congress, Giancarlo Morolli presented the preliminary report of a study based on data supplied by 29 members concerning the current situation and the future perspectives for philately. Birthe King held an interesting Seminar on Open Philately. The former President, Jørgen Jørgensen, was elected FEPA Honorary President.

FEPA KONGRESS 2013

Der Kongress der Europäischen Philatelistischen Vereinigung (FEPA), welcher am 5. Oktober 2013 in Madrid abgehalten wurde, wählte einen neuen Vorstand, welcher die Geschicke des Verbandes von 2013 bis 2017 lenken wird. Der Vorstand besteht aus: José Ramón Moreno (Spanien), Präsident; Giancarlo Morolli (Italien), Vize-Präsident: Bojan Bračič (Slowenien), Sekretär; Alfred Kunz (Österreich), Kassier; Birthe King (Großbritannien), Direktorin; Nicos Rangos (Zypern), Direktor.  Mit der Aufnahme des Fürstentums Monako besteht die FEPA nun aus 43 Mitgliedsstaaten aus Europa und den Mittelmeer- Anrainerstaaten.  Während des Kongresses präsentierte Giancarlo Morolli den derzeitigen Stand einer Statistik, die 29 Mitgliedsstaaten über die aktuelle Situation bzw. die Zukunftsperspektive der Philatelie zur Verfügung gestellt haben. Birthe King gab einen interessanten Beitrag zum Thema „Open Philatelie“ zum Besten. Der scheidende Präsident Jørgen Jørgensen wurde zum Ehrenpräsident der FEPA ernannt!

CONGRESO DE LA FEPA 2013

El Congreso de la Federación Europea de Asociaciones Filatélicas (FEPA), celebrado el 5 de octubre en Madrid, eligió a su nueva Junta Directiva, que desempeñará el cargo durante el período 2013-2017. La Directiva está formada por: José Ramón Moreno (España), Presidente; Giancarlo Morolli (Italia), Vicepresidente; Bojan Bračić (Eslovenia), Secretario; Alfred Kunz (Austria), Tesorero; Birthe King (Gran Bretaña) y Nicos Rangos (Chipre), Directores.  Con la admisión del Principado de Mónaco, la FEPA une a las Federaciones Nacionales de 43 países europeos y mediterráneos. Durante el Congreso, Giancarlo Morolli presentó el informe preliminar de un estudio basado en datos proporcionados por 29 miembros sobre la situación actual y las perspectivas futuras de la filatelia. Birthe King presentó un interesante seminario sobre Filatelia Abierta. El ex presidente, Jørgen Jørgensen, fue elegido Presidente de Honor de la FEPA.

CONGRES FEPA 2013

Le Congrès de la Fédération Européenne des Associations Philatéliques (FEPA), qui s’est tenu le 5 octobre à Madrid, a élu son nouveau Conseil d’administration, qui doit servir pour la période 2013-2017. Le Conseil est composé de: José-Ramón Moreno (Espagne), Président; Giancarlo Morolli (Italie), Vice-président; Bojan Bračič(Slovénie), Secrétaire; Alfred Kunz (Autriche), Trésorier; Birthe King (Grande-Bretagne) et Nicos Rangos (Chypre), Administrateurs.  Avec l’admission de la Principauté de Monaco, FEPA réunit les Fédérations nationales de 43 pays européens et méditerranéens. Pendant le Congrès, Giancarlo Morolli a présenté le rapport préliminaire d’une étude basée sur des données fournies par 29 pays membres sur la situation actuelle et les perspectives d’avenir de la philatélie. Birthe King a présenté  un séminaire intéressant sur  la Philatélie Ouverte. L’ancien président, Jørgen Jørgensen, a été élu Président d’Honneur de la FEPA.

 

Luis Virgillio De Brito Pereira Frazão

Published: February 18, 2013

FEPA Medal for exceptional philatelic study and research:

Luis Virgílio De Brito Pereira Frazão (Portugal), author of “Pre- Filatelia Portuguesa. Marcas postais utilizados em Portugal continental na época pré-adesiva (1799/1853) (Postage Stamps (Handstruck and Handwritten) used In Mainland Portugal in the Pre-stamp Period (1799-1853)), published in September 2012.

LUIS VIRGÍLIO DE BRITO PEREIRA FRAZÃO, as a collector of Portugal and its Overseas territories has reached the FIP Championship Class. His research of forty years on the different aspects of Portuguese philately is documented through more than 150 articles and 7 books, and the next one, on the Portuguese Pre-Philately overseas, is currently under publication.

Read the whole Press Release here.

 

Dieter Hartig

Published: February 18, 2013

DIETER HARTIG, President of the Federation of German Philatelists (BDPh).

During his decennial presidency he has led an intense cooperation with the neighbor countries as well as with other European and non European Federations, hosted two outstanding European exhibitions, IBRA 2009 and IPHLA 2012, and supported the European Championship of Thematic Philately in Essen since its creation in 2006.

Read the whole Press Release here.

 

FEPA NEWS 22a

Published: February 18, 2013

FEPA NEWS December 2012 is now on the website. The printed magazine is distributed by the National Federations.