IBRA 2023: Even bigger – even more diverse!

The originally planned number of competition exhibits in frames was 2,800 and the organisers calculated only 2,200 frames internally – due to Corona. But when the registration deadline came, at the end of September 2022, all fears were swept aside: so many exhibits...
Pro Philatelia Gold medal 2022

Pro Philatelia Gold medal 2022

  The Philatelic Federation of Finland has announced the award of the Pro Philatelia Gold Medal for 2022 to Ari Muhonen FRPSL. The award citations noted: “Ari Muhonen’s achievements in the field of organized philately are immense. A member of the Board of the...

Exhibit registrations for IBRA 2023 surprisingly high!

30 September 2022 was the deadline for entries of competitive exhibits that philatelists from all over the world would like to show at next year’s International Stamp Exhibition in Essen from 25-28 May 2023. Already a few days later it was foreseeable that the...
A paradise for authors and literature lovers

A paradise for authors and literature lovers

It was clear from the very start that for IBRA 2023 a spacious area should be reserved as a reading and literature area. The IBRA team has made for such an area available located in the front entrance to the IBRA hall, just in front of the stairway to the restaurant...
Chancellor Olaf Scholz takes over patronage for IBRA 2023

Chancellor Olaf Scholz takes over patronage for IBRA 2023

Germany´s Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) agrees to take over the patronage of the International Stamp World Exhibition (IBRA) 2023 in Essen, the Federal Chancellery has now informed the Bund Deutscher Philatelisten e.V. in Bonn. “That is very good news, we are...

IBB Ulm: Great, free service offer!

The Landesverband Südwestdeutscher Briefmarkensammler-Vereine e. V., the conceptual sponsor of the International Stamp Fair Ulm, together with the LV Bayerischer Philatelisten-Vereine as guest association, the Bund Deutscher Philatelisten (BDPh) and the Landesring...
IBB Ulm: World postal history in focus

IBB Ulm: World postal history in focus

The international competitive exhibition “Postal History – Live” has been an integral part of the International Stamp Fair for decades and a must-attend event for exhibitors and collectors from all over the world interested in postal history. Inseparably linked to the...
IBB Ulm: From Sindelfingen to Ulm: a new start with a great offer!

IBB Ulm: From Sindelfingen to Ulm: a new start with a great offer!

The International Stamp Fair, which was held for decades at the Sindelfingen Trade Fair Centre, will celebrate its comeback at the Ulm Trade Fair Centre from 27 to 29 October 2022 after a three-year break from Corona. The new location is perfect for the relaunch,...