Minutes of the 2019 annual FEPA Board Meeting

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The FEPA Board held its annual meeting with the presence of its seven members in Lisbon, attending the kind invitation of the Portuguese Federation of Philately. Along an intense day of work were discussed the 14 points of the Agenda. Here you have the Minutes of the meeting which includes a summary of it. Read more…

The Use of Picture Postcards in Open Philately

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It seems obvious to most people that the Picture Postcards are non-philatelic material. Of course except if the PP is in the exhibit only for the stamps or postal marks that it may have and not for its image. However, there are exhibitors and even jurors having doubts. So, Birthe King has raised this interesting point and Bernard Jimenez, FIP Vice-President has very well clarified it. Read more…

The Imperial Families of Habsburgs very loved of Butterflies

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Mr. Vladimir Kachan, Vice-chairman of the Union of Philatelists of Belarus, has sent us the interesting article “The Imperial Families of Habsburgs very loved of Butterflies”. Mr. Kachan, who has been collecting stamps for 55 years, starting at 6 years old, has published more than 100 articles about butterflies and moths in philately with the aim of popularising the subject of lepidoptera on stamps, cancels and postal stationeries Read more…

Cyprus Students Philatelic Competition

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The Cyprus Postal Services and the Cyprus Philatelic Society in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Culture, organized a Cyprus Student Philatelic Competition among students of 14 years old in middle class, public and private education on the following subject … Read more…

Youth and Picture Postcard Seminars in LONDON 2020

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The World Exhibition LONDON 2020 will host an enormous amount of philatelic activities. Birthe King has successfully, even if yet provisionally, agreed with Frank Walton, Chairman of London 2020 Organising Committee, Richard Stock, representing the Royal Philatelic Society London and Philip Longbottom, Office Manager of London 2020, to give continuity to the series of FEPA Seminars on Youth and Picture Postcard after the successful presentations on occasion of FINLANDIA 2017 and PRAGA 2018. Read more…

NORDIA 2019 – AN UPDATING

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Ivar Sundsbø, Leader of the Philatelic Committee, is sending us an updating of what promises to be an extremely interesting exhibition. NORDIA 2019 is quite up to schedule, just setting up the detailed program for each day, catalogue and the arrangement of frames. NORDIA 2019 which received the FEPA Recognition, will host lots of activities during the show. Read more…