UAE to host first ‘Emirates 2022 World Stamp Exhibition’ at Dubai Exhibition Centre Expo 2020

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Emirates Post
Group in collaboration with the Emirates Philatelic Association will host the  ‘Emirates 2022 World Stamp Exhibition,’ from
January 19-23, 2022 at the Dubai Exhibition Centre Expo 2020 located at the
venue of ongoing world exposition. The exhibition will mark the beginning of eight
international philatelic events being held around the world in 2022.

The event will feature
174 exhibits from 27 countries from the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Europe,
America, and Oceania, as well as participation from postal administrations from
GCC and Arab countries, philatelic and numismatic dealers, and philately enthusiasts.

The exhibition,
which aims to showcase and promote philately, or the collection and study of
postage stamps, also sets its sights on developing cultural exchange and
mutually beneficial partnerships that can contribute to enriching philately in
the region. The show which includes an exhibit, competition, and classes will be
divided into 10 categories: traditional philately, postal history, postal
stationery, thematic philately, aerophilately, astrophilately, revenues,
philatelic literature , one frame and picture postcards.

Abdulla
Mohammed Alashram, Group CEO, Emirates Post Group
, said: “We are
extremely proud and honored to be organizing this first-of-its-kind philatelic
event in the region along with the Emirates Philately Association. This
international exhibition will be a milestone in the ongoing initiatives to
promote the culture of philately in the UAE and the region. Furthermore, by
bringing together exhibitors, collectors, dealers, and philatelic enthusiasts,
we aim to foster beneficial partnerships to maintain cooperation among
philatelists and postal administrators.”

Alashram
added:
“As the EWSE is taking place in conjunction with the world expo, we look
forward to the participation of visitors from around the world. The event,
which will emphasize the historical significance of philately, will also
explore important prospects in the field.”

The
five-day event will also include seminars featuring expert panelists and
philatelic and numismatic auctions. In addition, it will have a dedicated
corner for students to learn about stamps and their importance as well as
participate in the send “Postcards to Space” initiative.

Abdulla
Mohammed Khoory, President, Emirates Philatelic Association
,
remarked: “We are honored and delighted to be a part of this global philatelic event.
Organizing the ‘Emirates 2022 World Stamp Exhibition’ is no small feat, which requires
the involvement of commissioners and jurors, as well as the immense cooperation
of exhibitors, reliable postage and stamp dealers, and sponsors.”

The free-to-attend
exhibition will draw the attention of visitors from various countries and facilitate
positive engagement within the UAE and international philatelic community.