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Member FIP Commission Thematic Philately Editor Themaphila

Bill Hedley new FEPA president

On the FEPA meeting in Monaco (30th November) the members of the European countries have chosen Bill Hedley from UK as their new president. After 8 years (or two terms of 4 years) José Ramón Moreno stepped down as president. … Continue reading

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PHILACUENCA 2019 (Ecuador)

The national exhibition PHILACUENCA 2019 in the city of Cuenca in Ecuador was taking place from 26th to 30th November. The results are known, but the exhibition will still be open until 4th January. Cuenca is the 3rd city of … Continue reading

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Last call for HERTOGPOST 2020 in the Netherlands

Today we received a last call to send your application form for the national exhibition HERTOGPOST 2020 (19-21 March) in the Netherlands. It is a national exhibition with international participation – as well category 1 (4 to 8 frames of … Continue reading

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Multilateral stamp exhibition in Luxembourg

The 7 countries of the ‘Multilaterale‘ were from 8 to 10 November invited to Luxembourg. The 99 participants in this European competition of the German (?) speaking countries were divided in 68 adults, 10 youth and 21 literature exhibits. Together … Continue reading

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Results ECTP 2019 in Verona

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Hot off the press – ECTP in Verona

And here are the 9 winners of the European Championship of Thematic Philately in the 9 different categories: – Championship Class: Lawrence FISHER (IL) – The Jewish Homeland, Our Struggle for Survival – Arts & Culture: Jean-Pierre SUYS (BE) – … Continue reading

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ECTP 2019 Seminar for Thematic Philately

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ÖVEBRIA 2019

In Austria (Wiener Neustadt) took place the national exhibition ÖVEBRIA (Österreichischer Verband Briefmarkenausstellung) (18 to 20 October). Postal history (13 exhibits) and thematic philately (12 exhibits) seem to be very popular in Austria. They compose more than half of the … Continue reading

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CANPEX 2019

For the first time a thematic exhibit has won the Grand Award at a national stamp show in Canada. Congratulations to Jean Wang, a Toronto medical doctor, with her exhibit Blood: a modern medicine. She also won several other awards … Continue reading

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MAMER 2019

They like traditions in the Grand Duchy of Luxemburg. Already more than 60 times you have the annual thematic philately exhibition EXPHIMO in Mondorf-les-Bains (northern part of Luxemburg). But there is also an annual activity of maximaphily in Mamer (in … Continue reading

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