The World is looking forward to IBRA 2023


2022 has been a spectacular year with five FIP Specialised World Stamp Exhibitions. In 2023, finally we will have IBRA 2023, a FIP General World Stamp Exhibition with all the Classes, and we expect philatelists from all over the world to be present in Essen from 25-28 May 2023. To be updated on the latest…

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CAPE TOWN 2022 Approved Apprentices, Cross-Accreditation Jurors and Apprentice Team Leaders


During the 155th FIP Board meeting in Cape Town, South Africa on 13 November 2022, the following were approved by the FIP Board: CAPE TOWN  2022 Apprentice Jurors Surname Name Country Class Approved AMBRUS Francisc Romania Open Philately AMOORE Hugh South Africa Postal History EVERS Holger-Rudolf Germany Postal History KEWRIGA Matthew USA Postal History LAAKSO…

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CAPE TOWN 2022 Grand Prix Awards


The CAPE TOWN 2022 FIP Specialised World Stamp Exhibition themed “Road to Democracy”, had been successfully held by the Philatelic Federation of South Africa in conjunction with the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies, at the CTICC 2 Foreshore Cape Town in South Africa from 8 – 12 November 2022. The FIP Consultant was immediate…

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Application for 2023 Jury Academy Now Open


The FIP Board is pleased to announce that the next Jury Academy shall be held just prior to the start of IBRA 2023 – the exact dates and details shall be confirmed in the coming weeks. The new FIP Board members who are overseeing the Jury Academy are: Directors Aldo Samame and Peter Suhadolc. A…

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