World Stamp Exhibition PRAGA 2018
PRAGA 2018 is a specialized World Stamp Exhibition with the FIP patronage and the FEPA recognition, held on the occasion of celebrations of:
- the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Czechoslovak Republic,
- the 100th anniversary of the issue of the first Czechoslovak stamp,
- the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Postal Museum,
- the 100th anniversary of the end of the World War I,
- the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Czech Republic.
The objective of the exhibition is to promote philately, to develop mutual relations and philatelic culture, to maintain cooperation among philatelists throughout the world, to present creativity and innovation when treating exhibits, and to promote the Exponet virtual philatelic exhibition.
Venue: Clarion Congress Hotel in Prague 9
Dates: 15th – 18th August 2018
Capacity: 1,500 exhibition frames – approximately 300 exhibits
Exhibition classes: 1) Traditional Philately, 2) Postal History, 3) Philatelic Literature, 4) One Frame Exhibits, 5) Modern Philately, 6) Open Philately
Organizer of the exhibition: Spolek Světová výstava poštovních známek PRAGA 2018 (PRAGA 2018 World Stamp Exhibition Association), which has the Union of Czech Philatelists (Svaz českých filatelistů) as its member.
20th January 2017 – the first stamp on occasion of the exhibition – Crown Jewels and PRAGA 2018 Exhibition
10th January 2017 – a continuously updated list of donors will be published at the webpage of Praga Club .
10th November 2016 – translation of exhibition regulations added
4th November 2016 – IREX (Individual Regulations of the Exhibition) published IREX.pdf
2nd November 2016 – the exhibition website in the Czech language launched
26th October 2016 – FIP patronage of the World Stamp Exhibition PRAGA 2018 granted
Signature of the agreement between Bernard Jimenez – FIP Vice-President and PRAGA 2018 consultant, and Vít Vaníček – the chairman of Spolek Světová výstava poštovních známek PRAGA 2018, on the grant of FIP patronage by 74th Congress on 26th October 2016 in Taipei/Taiwan