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Highlights of the 119th FIP Board of Directors Meeting in Presidente Suites, Santiago, Chile on October 11, 2018

28/10/2018

FIP JURY ACADEMY A total of 34 trainees would be participating in the FIP Jury Academy in Bangkok in two classes of 17 each, from December 4-6, 2018, right after the THAILAND 2018 General World Stamp Exhibition. The trainers were Peter McCann (USA), Peter Suhadolc (Slovenia), Charles Verge (Canada) and…

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Highlights of the 118th FIP Board Meeting in Prague, Czech Republic, on August 20, 2018

15/09/2018

FINANCES For year 2018 from January to June, President Tay reported that FIP had a revenue of 217,000 CHF, excluding 44,900 CHF paper gain from investments. COMMISSIONS Due to the demise of Aerophilately Chairmen Mr Ross Wood in early 2018, the current secretary Mr Norman Banfield has been appointed by…

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PRAGA 2018 Grand Prize Winners

31/08/2018

Grand Prix Winners of PRAGA 2018 Specialised World Stamp Exhibition, August 15 – 18, 2018 GRAND PRIX INTERNATIONAL There were four Grand Prix International candidates and the winner with the most votes, announced on stage by the Jury Secretary Mr Lars Engelbrecht, was Mr Joseph Hackmey (United Kingdom) for his…

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Recipients of FIP Sponsorship Scheme 2018 & Call for Applications for 2019

31/08/2018

Recipients of FIP Sponsorship Scheme 2018 The two recipients of the FIP Sponsorship Scheme for Regional Exhibitions in 2018, approved by the FIP Board, were announced personally by FIP President Tay on 18 August, 2018, during the Palmares Night of PRAGA 2018 Specialized World Stamp Exhibition. The sponsorships went to…

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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 Chairman 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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The President’s page 2018/2

Tay Peng Hian, AMN, President, FIP

I am very happy to report to all member federations on the Board’s activities for the first half of 2018...

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