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Highlights of the 117th FIP Board Meeting in Jerusalem, June 1, 2018

18/06/2018

Highlights of the 117th FIP Board Meeting in Jerusalem, June 1, 2018 The FIP Board of directors f.l.: Dr Prakob Chirakiti, Mr Bernard Beston, Mr Aldo Samame y Samame, Mr Tay Peng Hian, Mr Bernard Jimenez, Mr Reinaldo Macedo, Mr Yigal Nathaniel 1. Apprentices ISRAEL 2018 All the board members…

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ISRAEL 2018 Grand Prizes

18/06/2018

Grand Prix Winners for ISRAEL 2018 World Stamp Championship May 27 – 31, 2018 WORLD STAMP CHAMPION There were 5 candidates for the World Stamp Champion (WSC) in this exhibition and the winner with the majority of jury votes was Mr Andreadis, Stavros (Greece), for his exhibit “Kassandra Collection –…

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FIP Board Expresses Deepest Condolences to family of Mr Ross Wood

18/06/2018

Orbituary Ross Wood (1945 – 2018) The FIP Board would like to express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Mr Ross Wood, who had passed away in late May, 2018, at the age of 73. Mr Wood was the current President of the FIP Aerophilately Commission and…

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FIP Meeting in Sofia

12/04/2018

It has been a practice by the FIP Board to meet with the representatives of member federations when opportunities arise. Looking back at a few occasions – in April 2014, members of the Board met with the organising committee of WESTPEX 2014 in San Francisco. The FIP Board members also…

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The FIP Jury Academy

12/04/2018

FIP Juror training first commenced with Singapore 2015. Again, it was trialed at FINLANDIA 2017 in Tampere. The sessions each lasted half a day and both were well attended, but not to the extent one would have expected. On my initiative, the FIP Board approved the creation of the “FIP…

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FIP News Update Feb/2018: Meeting with the Australian Philatelic Federation Executives

28/02/2018

The FIP Board had always taken every opportunity available to meet and communicate with our continental and member federations during world stamp exhibitions under FIP Recognition or Patronage, as well as during Board meetings held in cities of member federations. FIP Board meeting with the APF Executives in Brisbane, 11…

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FIP Board expresses Deepest Condolences to the family and friends of Mr Hendrik Willem van der Vlist, Mr Klochko Vyacheslav and Mr Lim Sa bee

27/02/2018

Hendrik Willem van der Vlist 1936-2018  Hendrik in Singapore 2014 It is with great regret to learn of the demise of Mr Henrik Willem van der Vlist on February 12, 2018 in Holland. Henk was a dedicated philatelist, very active in the FIP Commission for the Fight Against Forgeries and…

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Judging and Awards of the World Stamp Championship Class in a FIP Specialised World Stamp Championship Exhibition

27/02/2018

FIP is looking forward to the upcoming ISRAEL 2018 World Stamp Championship Exhibition to be held in Jerusalem from 27 – 31 May 2018! Details on how the World Stamp Champion is selected and the prizes to be awarded are as follows: In a World Stamp Championship Exhibition, the Jury…

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Announcement 1/2017 Highlights of the 74th FIP Congress

13/03/2017

In his Opening speech President Tay Peng Hian thanked Chinese Taipei Philatelic Federation for sponsoring the 74th FIP Congress and also invited Mr Chen Yu-An, President of the Chinese Taipei Philatelic Federation, to give a welcome speech. President Tay then proceeded to welcome all delegates and observers. Due to technical…

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Report on PHILATAIPEI 2016 World Stamp Championship Exhibition

18/11/2016

PHILATAIPEI 2016 World Stamp Championship Exhibition has been held successfully from October 21 – 26, 2016, with the participation of 80 Commissioners from their respective member federations, which was the highest number in a FIP Exhibition in the last 10 years… open pdf to read more    

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A REVIEW OF THE FIP FINANCE, YEAR 2010-2015

18/11/2016

Presented by Mr Tay Peng Hian, President of FIP, at the 74th FIP Congress held in Taipei on October 26, 2016 I am pleased to present to you a Summary of the FIP Financial situation from 2010-2016. open pdf to read more

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The president's page 2017/2

After the 74th FIP Congress and PHILATAIPEI 2016 World Stamp Championship Exhibition, key updates and highlights have been announced on the FIP website, as well as in the last issue of FLASH. President’s page 2017/2