Stamps and the legendary Bombay Cover.
The European Philatelic Academy (Académie européene de philatélie; http://www.aephil.com/) traditionally awards the European Parliament Award to the prominent personalities.
The award ceremony to be executed in 2018 in Prague on August 18 from 5pm in the Rais Room of the Narodni dum na Vinohradech, 9 nam Miru Square, Prague 2. The formal dress requested.
The Prague Postal Museum currently shows the Scout exhibition under the “Pass the Information. The Czech Scout Mail and the other Stories” Slogan being organized in co-operation with the Scout Association, the Scout Institute and with a support of the Ministry of Culture. The exhibition will last from June 20 to Oct. 28, 2018 being accessible also during the PRAGA stamp show.
In the PRAGA exhibition days (Aug. 15-18, 2018) the Prague Postal Museum will expand the temporary exhibition by the additional activities for children up to 16 years visiting the facility. The children´s program to be prepared by spinning4health.cz, ČVUT-WiTches, Kirke family and the other partners in collaboration with the PRAGA Organizing Committee. Both young & older visitors might participate in the wheel of fortune, the pairs, looking for stamp differences, scout selfie, working with the postage stamps or visit the autograph session of the famous Youtubers .
The program to be led by Czech and English speaking staff available from 10am to 4pm on Aug. 15-17, 2018 & from 10am to 12am on Aug. 18, 2018.
The Postal Museum is located at 2 Nove Mlyny Street, Prague 1, you can easily reach the facility from the PRAGA 2018 venue by taking the underground of B line to the “Namesti Republiky” station.
All dealers are located in hotel Olympik Congress
U Sluncové 14A, Prague 8
The PRAGA Exhibition to be accompanied also by the exhibition catalogue summarizing not only the information about the stamp exhibition, the exhibits displayed and about the postage stamps and postmarks prepared by the Czech Postal Administration, but also the pictures of the major rarities shown at the PRAGA Exhibition and a text discussing the history of all the displayed Mauritius stamps and of the Bombay Cover.
The catalogue to be printed in Czech-English wording to be useful also for the international visitors of the exhibition. The catalogue will contain a philatelic item prepared in the co-operation with Czech Postal Administration. The catalogue price has been set for CZK 300,- (about € 13,-) .
As announced few weeks ago, the PRAGA 2018 admission tickets are ready for sale at the Internet website of TICKETPORTAL (go to www.ticketportal.cz or to the PRAGA website www.praga2018.cz ).
Some of the PRAGA visitors asked us, if there is a possibility to buy the tickets, when arriving to the Czech Republic. The answer is YES!
The tickets are being sold at the selling places throughout the Czech Republic (more than 800 shops) for the cash payments in Czech Crowns (CZK). The ticket price is the same as shown on the Internet (CZK 300,- for one-off daily ticket and CZK 1.000,- for a permanent ticket for all the exhibition). We selected few places located in Prague, Brno and near the Czech borders to allow the collectors from neighboring countries and abroad to buy the ticket without any ques and loss of time at the selling places. The full list of all the selling points is available at https://www.ticketportal.cz/SellingPlaces/
We are recommending to buy your tickets in advance not to lose the time for waiting in a que and enjoying the PRAGA exhibition!
City of Prague
Václavské nám. 58
nám. Republiky 4
Na Příkopě 18
Tipsport.net a.s. – 405
ITC Travel&Conference s.r.o.
CK Čedok – Centrum Chodov
CK Čedok – Arkády Pankrác
Na Pankráci 86
Tabák Valmont – OC Nový Smíchov
Tipsport.net a.s. – 753
Tourist Centre Praha Florenc
Sport Actions & Travel, s.r.o.
Business Centrum, Ocelářská 35
City of Brno
STUDENT AGENCY, k.s.
Dům pánů z Lipé, nám. Svobody 86/17
CK Čedok Brno Globus
Tipsport.net a.s. – 954
CK Travel Club /naproti kina Koruna/
U Tržiště 1029/17
TIC města Hodonína
Národní třída 36
Turistické informační centrum
Dolní náměstí 1356
CK Čedok Zlín
K3 Bohumín, p. o.
Tipsport.net a.s. – 339
CK Čedok Frýdek – Místek
J. V. Sládka 34
Městské informační centrum
Masarykovo náměstí 1
Ostravský informační servis, s.r.o.
Letiště Leoše Janáčka Ostrava
Turistické infocentrum Cheb
CA Jatour – JUDr. Josef Janů
Masarykovo náměstí 17/190
T. G. Masaryka 53
CK Čedok – OC NISA Liberec
České Mládeže 456 460 (OC NISA)
Městské informační centrum
Lužické nám. 103
Náměstí svornosti 2
CK Čedok Jihlava
Masarykovo náměstí 26
Dr. Milady Horákové 19
The exhibitors participating in the PRAGA 2018 World Stamp Exhibition will receive the exhibition medals and diplomas at the Palmáres. But this time, there are two Palmáres scheduled!
The official Palmáres Dinner to be executed for National House (nám. Míru 820/9, Praha 2) for August 18, 2018 from 7pm. The participation requests the formal dress code and buying an admission ticket for CZK 2.500,- / person at the Union of Czech Philatelists (SČF) exhibition desk. Only the gold medals for exhibits receiving more than 90 points to be presented here.
The second Palmáres event has been scheduled for Stella Room of the Clarion Congress Hotel for August 18, 2018 from 3 to 4pm. The representatives of the PRAGA Organizing Committee will present here the diplomas and medals to the exhibitors personally attending the event, who were awarded with a medal up to 89 points (Large Vermeil). There are no tickets or dress code requested for participation in the ceremony, the exhibitors and their accompanying persons only need to show a valid admission ticket to PRAGA 2018 exhibition allowing them to enter the exhibition venue.
Even though the main highlight of the Praga 2018 World Exhibition will be the real Bombay Cover, nothing will prevent you from getting a wonderful souvenir of the cover – the Bombay Cover miniature sheet. You can buy it at Czech Post’s stands in the Clarion Hotel and the Olympic Hotel during the exhibition.
The legendary Bombay Cover is one of the three most expensive philatelic products in the world. It is famous for its two rare 1-penny stamps with unique wide margins. The theme of the miniature sheet is based on the motif of the stamp and complements it with the motif of a historical map. The face value is CZK 59.