THAILAND 2018: Peter Wittsten from Denmark, Grand Prix d’Honneur

Published on Author José Ramón Moreno

The magnificent entrance to the Exhibition Hall

Were present 603 exhibits displayed over 2547 frames. 33 of them got La

rge Gold medals and 110 Gold medals.

Prakob Chirakiti, Chairman of the Organising Committee (right side), presented the Grand Prix d’Honneur to Henrik Mouritsen, Danish Commissioner

The Grand Prix d’Honneur was won by the exhibit of Peter Wittsten “Sweden 1855‐1872 The First Five Stamp Issues”.

Richard Tan (right side) received his award  as winner of the Grand Prix International from the new elected FIP President Bernard Beston

The Grand Prix International was for Richard Tan from Singapore for its “Straits Settlements from pre stamp era to 1900” and the winner of the Grand Prix National was Ayuth Krishnamara, from Thailand with his exhibit “Siam: King Rama IV and King Rama V (1837‐1904)”.

Surajit Gongvatana, Jury President, with Ayuth Krishnamara, winner of the Grand Prix National

The trophies for the three Grand Prix winners will be presented tomorrow by HRH the Princess of Thailand during a special ceremony in the exhibition hall.

In the two photos above the winners of Large Gold Medals present at the Palmares, with Choon Koshapasharin, Vice Chairman of the Organising Committee

General view of the Palmares dinner