The China Post
Date: October 14, 2016
By: The China Post news staff
The PHILATAIPEI 2016 World Stamp Championship Exhibition is slated to take place from Oct. 21-
26 at Taipei World Trade Center Exhibition Hall 1.
After successfully hosting five Asian International Stamp Exhibitions, Chunghwa Post Co. won hosting rights for this year’s world stamp exhibition.
Eighty membership countries and regions under the Federation Internationale de Philatelie (FIP) were also invited to participate in the six-day festivities. A total of 130 booths will be set up at the event, including showcases of exclusive international and domestic stamp collections.
This year’s World Stamp Championship Exhibition theme is “Legacy and Innovation,” symbolizing a nod to the past and embrace of the new. Exhibits will showcase postage stamp history, tradition and its evolution throughout the years.
Visitors can view notable postage stamp designs from all over the world at “World Stamp,” the international-focused exhibit area. At the “Discover Taiwan” exhibit area, domestic and international viewers can immerse themselves in an understanding of political, cultural and economic development in Taiwan since the 16th century, as well as Taiwanese cuisine and natural ecology. [FULL STORY]