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PRAGA 2018 Opening Hours

The PRAGA 2018 competitive exhibition classes to be located at the Clarion Congress Hotel (Freyova 33, Prague 9) and at the Prague Postal Museum (Nove Mlyny 2, Prague 1). The venues shall be open for public on the exhibition days of Aug. 15 – 18, 2018 as follows:

Clarion Congress Hotel: 10 am – 6pm (Saturday August 18, 2018 10 am – 4pm)
Postal Museum: 9 am – 5pm (with lunch break)

We are looking forward to your visit!

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PRAGA 2018 Admission Tickets –      

PRAGA 2018 Admission Tickets – Come to See the Rare Mauritius Post Office Stamps!
We have prepared a modern way of selling the admission tickets for the PRAGA 2018 World Stamp Exhibition (August 15 – 18, 2018) giving the equal chance to the Czech and the international visitors of the prominent philatelic event.
The tickets shall be sold via the TICKETPORTAL web site run by the experienced partner having abroad experience in selling the admission tickets for various cultural events since 2002. We find among its customers the prominent event organizers like National Theatre Prague, O2 Arena Prague or the Cultural Office of Brno City.
The tickets might be acquired and paid by the credit card at www.ticketportal.cz .  The portal is operated also in the English language (change the language to the English one by a button in the right upper corner of your screen), the provider is accepting all the MasterCard and VISA payment cards.  Tickets reservations exceeding 6 tickets might be executed via email sent to rezervace@ticketportal.cz .  The ticket seller will send the paid tickets via a postal letter to you.
What kind of tickets are available?

One-visit ticket for children up to 16 years of age CZK 50,- (appr. € 2)
One-visit standard ticket for adults – CZK    300,- (appr. € 12)
All exhibition ticket valid for four days – CZK 1.000,- (appr. € 40).

The ticket selling approach has been chosen also for your convenience, you can buy the ticket everywhere in the world in a time convenient for you. Please note that thanks to the limited space available in the Clarion Congress Hotel in Prague (Freyova 33, Prague 9) being the main exhibition venue, the admission tickets will be sold at the exhibition venue for CZK 400,- (one-visit standard tickets only) and the number of sold tickets is limited!  We therefore advise you to buy the tickets before you leave for Prague.
The PRAGA 2018 tickets are valid during the exhibition days also for a free entrance to Prague Postal Museum (Nové Mlýny 2, Praha 1) and to the EXPO Fair (U Sluncové 14, Praha 8). The Mucha Museum Prague  (Panská 7, Praha 1)  will give a 50% discount to the PRAGA ticket holder.
 
Looking forward to welcome you to Prague among the PRAGA 2018 visitors!
 

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Club PRAGA: your entry into the PRAGA exhibitions history still open!

As promised, all the generous donators to Club PRAGA have been highlighted at the PRAGA 2018 website https://www.praga2018.cz/en/praga-club/ and as you can see from the list of the contributors, the initiative received a great feedback from the collectors around the world!
If you want to be registered among the PRAGA 2018 donators, you have still few day time to do so: you only need to send an amount of at least CZK 1.000 (about EUR 40/USD 50) to the bank account of the Spolek Světová výstava poštovních známek PRAGA 2018 as early as your contribution arrives to the bank account latest on July 8, 2018.
Of course, you can contribute to Club PRAGA also after expiration of the above deadline, but please understand that due to the closing date of the exhibition catalogue your name could not be traced in the PRAGA 2018 one, if your contribution arrives after the above day.
 
The bank accounts run by Spolek Světová výstava poštovních známek PRAGA 2018 are as follows:

for CZK payments: bank account no. 115-2251600237/0100 managed by Komerční bank Prague
for EUR and USD payments: bank account no. 2101389034/2010 managed by Fio bank Prague

We Thank You For Every Contribution!

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Czech jazz has gone global

A stamp commemorating Czech jazz and the leading Czech jazz artists, such as Jaroslav Ježek, Jiří Šlitr, Jiří Suchý, Jiří Stivín, and Karel Růžička Sr., has been issued by Czech Post in May 2018.
The designer, Jiří Slíva, approached the theme with appropriate use of humour: the stamp portrays the Czech lion with a typical jazzman’s headgear and saxophone.
The Z-stamp whose current value corresponds to CZK 41 can be used to pay for the international priority service International Ordinary Mail up to 50 g to non-European countries.

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Meetings at WSC Israel 2018

The PRAGA 2018 Organizing Committee representatives met during the visit of WSC Israel 2018 Stamp Exhibition with Mr. Christoph Gärtner of the Auktionshaus Christoph Gärtner  (https://www.auktionen-gaertner.de) being the partner and official auctioneer to PRAGA 2018. We discussed the practical questions of the PRAGA organization and the further steps executed by both parties. Gärtner Auction House promoted PRAGA 2018 exhibition not only at the sales booth, but also by the roll-up displayed in the main exhibition hall of the Jerusalem event and by the leaflets distributed to the exhibition visitors.
Mr. Gärtner informed us about the rarities auction run within the official PRAGA 2018 program on August 16 – 17, 2018 in the second floor of the Clarion Congress Hotel. The material suppliers and the auction participants might still contact directly the Gärtner Auction House for the event (Auktionshaus Christoph Gärtner, Steinbeisstraße 6+8, D-74321 Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany; email: info@auktionen-gaertner.de).
WSC Israel 2018 organizers awarded the official flag of the FIP to the PRAGA 2018 representatives at a special ceremony during the Palmares dinner. PRAGA exhibition therefore took over the baton for the prominent stamp event organizers.

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