STAMPA 2020 has been cancelled

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The Organisers of the Irish national exhibition (STAMPA) have been obliged to cancel the exhibition this year because COVID restrictions have made it impossible to use the Conference Centre. The exhibition was due to take place in Dublin in October. The next STAMPA will, therefore, be held in Dublin from 15-17 October 2021. The Irish Federation Read more…

American Philatelic Society Postal History Symposium is open to all

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The American Philatelic Society (APS), together with the American Philatelic Research Library and Museum, is organising a virtual Postal History Symposium from 26 – 30 October 2020. The theme will be ‘Postal Innovation in the Classic Era – Evolution leading to Modernization’ and an impressive list of speakers to deliver 14 presentations has already been Read more…

‘Qui Filatelia’ has published its 100th issue.

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At the Veronaphil in November 2019 the Federazione Italiana fra le Società Filateliche (FSFI) celebrated its 100th birthday. Now another “100” event has taken place in spite of Covid-19: Qui Filatelia, the Federation magazine, has reached its 100th issue. Over the years the magazine has received high appreciation because of the appeal and variety of its contents as Read more…

FEPA News No. 37 is here

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The Bi-annual magazine of the FEPA, FEPA News No. 37, is now available in electronic form.  It gives news from the member Federations from the first half of the 2020, and informs coming exhibitions later on this year as well as in 2021 and 2022. FEPA Board has launched a project to review the statutes Read more…

New dates for OSTROPA in Berlin: 5 – 8 NOVEMBER 2020

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The Organisers of OSTROPA, which was to have taken place in June 2020, have set new dates for the exhibition. It will now be held at the Russian House of Science and Culture in Berlin from 5 – 8 November 2020. Further information is available at the exhibition website. www.ostropa2020.de    

HUNGARIAN PHILATELIC JOURNAL IS AVAILABLE FREE

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‘Philatelica’ is the journal produced by (MAFITT), the Hungarian Philatelic Institute, and MAFITT have now made it available to all readers free of charge. ‘Philatelica’ publishes studies on Hungarian philately and is issued twice a year in English. All previous issues, which go back 30 years, are available to read on the MAFITT website. www.mafitt.hu/philatelica   Read more…

German Youth Philatelists focus on Definitives

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  Die Deutsche Philatelisten-Jugend e.V. has announced that its 2020 competition for Young Collectors will have the theme of ‘Meine Dauerserie’ (My Definitive Issue). Both Members and non-Members of the society are invited to show exhibits on this theme at the exhibition which will take place in Mainz on 3-4 October. A special information pack Read more…

UNION OF PHILATELISTS OF MACEDONIA – 70 YEARS OLD

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Congratulations to the Union of Philatelists of Macedonia which celebrated its 70th birthday on 19th March. The Union, led by President Sinisha Pavleski and President of the Executive Board Dimitar Belchev,  has a rich legacy of philatelic activities over the last 70 years during which it has worked in close cooperation with other societies in Read more…

OSTROPA 2020 POSTPONED

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The Organising Committee of OSTROPA 2020, which was scheduled to be held at the Russian House for Science and Culture in Berlin from 25 – 28 June 2020, has decided with great regret to postpone the exhibition because of the coronavirus crisis. The Committee is now looking for alternative dates in Autumn 2020 so that Read more…