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07.02.2018 - Italia 2018: two international philatelic events in Verona

(FSFI) To celebrate the end of the First World War, two international exhibitions with FEPA patronage will be organized in Verona (Italy) from 23 to 25 November 2018.
The exhibitions are organized by the Confederation of Italian Stamp Associations; It concerns Italia 2018, a noteworthy international philatelic competition exhibition divided into two sections:

'Italia 2018 Philatelic Literature', an exhibition with international participation for philatelic literature produced in ink to paper as well as digital productions and

'Italia 2018 The First World War', an exhibition with international participation in postal history, traditional philately, postal stationery, thematic philately and maximaphily. The exhibits must have a relation to the First World War (which ended exactly 100 years ago).

Philatelists from all over the world are invited to display their exhibits on the Great War (1914-18), its origins or its outcomes. Italia 2018 has the patronage or the recognition of the
FEPA (Federation of the European Philatelic Associations), the AIJP (Association Internationale de Journalistes Philatéliques), the AEP (Académie Européenne de Philatélie) and the USFI (Association of Italian Philatelic Journalists). President of the Jury is Giancarlo Morolli RDP.
Italia 2018 is a set of exhibitions with a brand new organizational approach:
• registration, payment of the entry fee, as well as all preliminary steps, are performed online
• jurors will work online in order to have most tasks executed before the exhibition opens
• exhibits will be also displayed online and, with the owner’s approval, will remain on the site as further documentation of the exhibitor’s achievements
• organizers are experienced and internationally respected philatelists, who put their longstanding expertise at the service of philatelic innovation aiming at new approached of displaying philatelic exhibits.
More information can be found on www.italia2018.eu; the website has been put online on 1 February 2018.