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18th April 2017 – Unfortunately we are still missing information from various countries. We have prolonged the dead line for nomination of National Commissioner till May 31, 2017.
 
16th March 2017 – The Mayor of Prague A. Krnáčová provided patronage over the World Stamp Exhibition PRAGA 2018zastita primatora mesta
6th March 2017 – The Mauritius Stamps Will Rule the PRAGA 2018 Exhibition!
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5th March 2017 – There is no doubt that the international promoting activities already started as demonstrated by the photos taken by Mr. Vit Vanicek, the chairman of the Organizing Committee during a meeting with the official philatelic partner, the German auction house Christoph Gärtner GmbH & Co. KG, in Germany on Feb. 23-24, 2017.
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22nd February 2017 – The organising committee issued first leaflet for the exhibition in which you may find information about the venue, important dates, contacts and exhibition classes.
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13rd February 2017 – The PRAGA 2018 Organization Committee signed a partnership agreement with the worldwide leading stamp auction company  Auktionshaus Christoph Gärtner GmbH & Co. KG. Full report
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20th January 2017 – the first stamp on occasion of the exhibition – Crown Jewels and PRAGA 2018 Exhibition
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Crown Jewels and PRAGA 2018 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 .

2nd November 2016 – the exhibition website in the Czech language launched

26th October 2016 – FIP patronage of the World Stamp Exhibition PRAGA 2018 granted

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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

Basic information:

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.