From Left to right: The Director of Philately of the Spanish Post “Correos”,Modesto Fraguas Herrera; the President of the Spanish Federation, FESOFI, Miguel Ángel García Fernández; Mikel Torres Lorenzo, Mayor of Portugalete; the President of the Spanish Post “Correos”, Javier Cuesta Nuin and and the President of the Organizing Committee and of the Portugalete Philatelic Association, Gaizka Sola.
Has been launched in Portugalete, Basque Country, the Spanish National Exhibition with the participation of France and Hungary. On the 810 frames are displayed many of the best exhibits of the three countries.
The Town Hall of Portugalete has welcomed the Opening Ceremony of celebration the 55th National Spanish Philatelic Exhibition, EXFILNA, which in this occasion has the FEPA Recognition and the French and the Hungarian Federations as invited guests.
Left, One of the EXFINA’s posters. Right: György Lövei (Hungary) Vice-President of the Jury, José Ramón Moreno, FEPA President and Honorary President of the Jury and Michel Pedrero (France) Vice-President of the Jury, printing the giant Postmark of the Opening Day.
The Opening Ceremony was attended by Mikel Torres Lorenzo, Mayor of Portugalete, The President of the Spanish Post “Correos”, Javier Cuesta Nuin, the Director of Philately Modesto Fraguas Herrera, the President of the Spanish Federation, FESOFI, Miguel Ángel García Fernández, and the President of the Organizing Committee and of the Portugalete Philatelic Association, Gaizka Sola, among others authorities and a big audience.
Were presented the two commemorative stamps, starting a week full of philatelic activities.
General view of the exhibition main hall and the Stand of the Spanish Post.