Shaking hands: G. Sparis, A. Kunz, P. Leoussis (2.7.2015)
Signing the FEPA patronage agreement: G. Sparis, President Hellenic Philotelic Society (HPS), A. Kunz, FEPA Consultant, P. Leoussis, President Hellenic Philotelic Federation (2.7.2015)
12th – 15th of November 2015
International Philatelic Exhibition held at the
Peristeri Exhibition Centre, Dodekanisou 106, 12135 Peristeri, Greece
– The exhibition Centre is lying inside of a park with parking places all around
4 halls with about 1.500 m², 2 of them using for the exhibition ð 3.000 m²
o Halls Δ (D) and Γ (C)
– between this 4 halls there is a foyer of about 625 m² used by:
o Hellenic Post
o Buffet / Bar
o Information desk from the OC
– In hall A or B there will be a room for the jury, possible to lock
– No room for the commissioner; if there are meetings necessary, they will be held in the official hotel
– the fourth hall is not occupied till now; possibly there could be another exhibition, not related to philately – that should be positive, because non philatelic visitors come to this place
The exhibition hall is sponsored by the municipality of Peristeri. The frames and the frame handling are sponsored by the Hellenic Post (ELTA).
No dealers! NOTOS OC is not allowed to sell whatever. If dealers want to come they have to go to the Peristeri Municipality or to the managers of the exhibition centre.
Size of the exhibition:
– 1100 frames in competition, 85 frames for the Champion Class and 72 frames out of competition
o about 16% national / 84% international
- 17% Traditional
- 45% Postal History
- 4% Postal Stationary
- 6% Thematic
- 8% Maximaphily
- 5% Youth
- 5% Open Class
- 10% all other classes (Aero, Astro, Revenue) and some exhibits being there from the exhibition, one week before
o 1-frame exhibits are included in the different classes
– 125 literature exhibits
OC members at the exhibition centre: Anthony Virvilis, President of the Jury, George Sparis, President of the O.C. and Lorenzo Chazapis, reponsible for hospitality (5.9.2014)
Exhibition classes are together with all the other; there are also some rest areas and a room for the literature (to take them and read)
Newsletter no. 6
3 July 2015
Court of Honour: Three world class exhibits have accepted the invitation by the OC and will participate in NOTOS 2015 Court of Honour in November: (a) Joseph Hackmey’s “Classic France”, Grand Prix d’Exposition in Israel 2008, (b) Norbert Frenes’ “Postal history of Greece from 1861 to 1885”, Grand Prix d’Exposition in WIPA 2000, and (c) Stavros Andreadis’, “Kassandra – Large Hermes heads of Greece”, Grand Prix candidate in Portugal 2010.
The exhibits were announced: The lists of the participating exhibits by country, by class and per exhibitor are already uploaded on the exhibition website. 1172 exhibition frames and 125 Philatelic Literature exhibits in total.
The International Jury: Honorary President: José Ramón Moreno (Spain); President: Anthony Virvilis RDP (Greece); Vice President: Mario Mentaschi (Italy); Secretary: Jean Pierre Magne (France); Jurors: Boncho Bonev (Bulgaria), Nicos Rangos (Cyprus), Sherif Samra (Egypt), Eliahu Weber (Israel), Manuel Portocarrero (Portugal), Emanoil Savoiu (Romania), Zoran Stepanovic (Serbia), Peter Suhadolc (Slovenia), Ziya Ağaoğullari (Turkey), Alexandre Galinos (Greece), George Thomareis (Greece); Apprentices: Akis Christou (Cyprus), Alexios Papadopoulos (Greece); Expert Team: Jean François Brun RDP (France), Eduardo Escalada-Goicoechea (Spain), Neoklis Zafeirakopoulos (Greece).
The AIJP Representative: The AIJP, which has granted its patronage to NOTOS 2015, will be represented at the exhibition by one of its Vice-Presidents, Giancarlo Morolli RDP (Italy).
NOTOS 2015 in London: NOTOS 2015 visited London 2015 Europhilex and distributed a promotional leaflet to the exhibition visitors and standholders, at the FEPA stand, courtesy of the European Federation. This year, next to the London exhibition, NOTOS 2015 will be the second biggest philatelic event in Europe.
FEPA News journal: The front cover of FEPA News no. 27, which was just released, is full of Greece and NOTOS 2015, dedicated to the November exhibition and the annual FEPA Congress.