The World Stamp Championship and Exhibition takes place in Jakarta Indonesia from June 18 – 24 June 2012 at Jakarta Convention Center. The exhibition titled “Bridging to the World of Peace Through Stamp” is aimed to enhance friendship among philatelists in the world and create peace through stamp. It will be conducted to observe the 485th anniversary of Jakarta, the 67th anniversary of the state philosophy of Pancasila, and to hail the 67th anniversary of Indonesian independence day.
The World Stamps Championship and Exhibition 2012 will be participated by philatelist from 70 world philately federations and more than 80 stamps dealers. The stamps dealers that has registered; Thailand post, Singapore post, Chinese Taipei Post, New Zealand post, U.K IGPC, U,S LatinAmerica Stamp,Tunisia, Venezuela, Lithuania, and CCPT Russia etc.
I expected It will be the largest Stamps exhibition in Indonesia ever. 😀
China, Japan, Australia, Italia, South Korea, Germany, the United States, Canada, Brazil, France, South Africa, Egypt, Congo, ASEAN countries have confirmed their participation in the event.
The exhibition will show 2,500 kind of stamps or about 40,000 sheet collection for all over the world. The event include stamp coloring contest, seminars and philately workshop, kid corner, batik demonstrations, art performance, and some quizzes.
I’m waiting for special stamps and postcards from that exhibition. If I get some postcard and stamps I will send it for some postcrosser penpals. Feel free to ask me after the exhibition 😀
source: antaranews, expodatabase, beritasatu.com