CHINA 2019 Grand Prix Awards


The results for the Grand Prix Awards of the CHINA 2019 World Stamp Exhibition were announced as the grand finale at the Palmares night held on 17 June, 2019 at the InterContinental Wuhan hotel. As the only candidate for the Grand Prix National prize, Mr Ding Jinsong received the award for his exhibit “The 1897…

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Wuhan FIP Jury Academy 7-9 June, 2019


The Wuhan FIP Jury Academy has been successfully held at the Wuhan International Expo Center from 7-9 June, 2019, before the Opening of CHINA 2019 World Stamp Exhibition on 11 June, 2019. The trainers who put in a lot of hard work were: Class 5 – Peter Suhadolc (Slovenia) and Mark Banchik (USA); Class 6…

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IBRA 2021: BDPh has signed contract with FIP


On the occasion of the 29th International Stamp Fair in Essen on May 10th 2019 important steps have been taken towards IBRA 2021. The signing of the patronage contract with the Fédération Internationale de Philatélie (FIP) took place in attendance of guests and journalists specialized in philately after a visit tour through the exhibition halls…

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RPSL Celebrates its 150th Anniversary


The Royal Philatelic Society of London (RPSL) is celebrating this week its 150th Anniversary. On behalf of the FIP and its members, FIP President Bernard Beston congratulates the Society and its members for achieving such a marvellous milestone. The RPSL International Exhibition STOCKHOLMIA 2019 has been a World Class event to honour this wonderful philatelic…

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FIP Logo 2019 Guidelines


The FIP Board is pleased to announce that the 2019 Guidelines for the FIP logo can now be downloaded here. Should any member federation wish to obtain the logo in various format for your use, please write in to to request for the files and to explain the purpose of use – subjected to…

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FIP Jury Academy Kamnik 25-27 March 2019


The FIP Jury Academy in Kamnik, Slovenia, held in conjunction with the SlOVENIJA 2019 exhibition under FIP sponsorship was successfully held from 25-27 March 2019. The training was attended by 13 FIP accredited jurors and the trainers were Peter McCann from USA and Charles Verge from Canada. More details can be found in the article…

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FIP JURY ACADEMY 2019 In Slovenia
– a few seats left!


The ONLY training in Europe this year will be at: Kamnik, Slovenia Training dates: 25 – 27 March This training will be held just prior to SLOVENIJA 2019, of which FIP is one of the sponsors. There are only a few seats left for the training! FIP accredited jurors who can attend do write in…

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Grand Prix Winners of THAILAND 2018 General World Stamp Exhibition, November 28 – December 3, 2018


Congratulations to the following recipients of the Grand Prix awards during THAILAND 2018 Palmares night, held on December 2, 2018: Grand Prix d’Honneur – Peter Wittsten (Denmark), for his exhibit “Sweden 1855‐1872.The First Five Stamp Issues”. Grand Prix International – Tan Eng Chuan (Singapore), for his exhibit “Straits Settlements from pre stamp era to 1900”.…

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New FIP Board elected at the 75th FIP Congress in Bangkok, Thailand, Dec 2, 2018


Mr Bernard Beston (Australia) has been elected as the new FIP President, together with new Vice-Presidents for Asia Dr Prakob Chirakiti (Thailand) and new Director for Asia Mr Richard Tan Eng Chuan (Singapore), during the 75th FIP Congress held on December 2, 2018, in conjunction with THAILAND 2018 General World Stamp Exhibition. The new FIP…

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Highlights of the 119th FIP Board of Directors Meeting in Presidente Suites, Santiago, Chile on October 11, 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 Lars Peter Svendsen (Denmark), FIP…

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