This year too will include a parallel event, the Vinyl & Stereo Expo fair focusing on vinyl records, CDs, and other audio storage devices of all genres. An innovation of this year is a specialized swap meet named Rock & Metal Market, which concentrates solely on rock and metal music. The event will be attended by a number of traders and collectors not just from the Czech Republic, but also from Germany, the Netherlands, or United Kingdom. More at www.vinylexpo.cz/en
The Sberatel / Collector fair will remember Götz George, the German actor renowned for his role of legendary Commissioner Schimanski, who would have been eighty this year. There will be a special correspondence card and a postcard for sale, and also a commemorative handstamp.
Prague will once again become a meeting place for more than 200 traders from several dozens of countries and the capital of collectors from Central and Eastern Europe for two days. If you seek inspiration as to where to find good food and drinks and good shopping in Prague, look at our tips here. You will find a complete accompanying programme here and the list of exhibitors here.
If you wish to be among the first customers making purchases at the Collector fair (September 7 and 8, PVA Expo Exhibition Grounds in Prague), come already on Thursday, September 6. If you buy a “dealer´s ticket” for EUR 20, you will be able to visit the fair before the general public for whom the event opens on Friday at 10AM. You will find more information here.
Special stamps the leading motif of which is Prague will be officially issued by the Czech Post on the occasion of the Expo event accompanying the PRAGA 2018 World Stamp Exhibition. The “Stylish Prague” series is conceived in the “Art Deco” style. Its author is Roman Sedlák, a painter specializing in this style which is inseparably connected with Prague. The second series, named “Praga Mater Urbium – Prague – Mother of Cities” consists of photographs of the most renowned dominants of Prague. The stamps, which will undoubtedly attract collectors, will be sold only during the Expo event in the Olympik Congress Hotel and during the Sberatel / Collector fair in September (September 7 and 8, PVA Exhibition Grounds in Prague).
PRAGA 2018 Expo reports a full house! The official Expo event accompanying the PRAGA 2018 World Stamp Exhibition taking place from August 15 to 18 has been fully sold out. In the Olympik Congress Hotel, the venue of the event, visitors will find, for example, Köhler, Gärtner, Feldman, Schlegel, Felzmann or Burda auction houses, or postal administrations from 40 countries. Each visitor will also receive free “philatelist´s passport” into which he or she can glue post stamps of participating countries. The main attractions of the PRAHA 2018 exhibition will be the blue and red “MAURITIUS POST OFFICE” 1847 stamps and the so-called “Bombay Letter”. You will everything about the exhibition at www.praga2018expo.cz/en. If you are away on a holiday at that time, you can arrive to Prague for the 21st traditional Sberatel / Collector fair, which will, as usual, take place in the PVA Exhibition Grounds in Letňany on September 7 and 8.
Following the tremendous success of the Geosvět (Geoworld) /Minerals and Gemstones fair in February, which scored about 2,000 visitors in two days, you can now visit the event also in autumn. The fair will take place on October 20 and 21, 2018, again in the conference room of the four-star Olympik Hotel. If you deal in minerals, gemstones, fossils, designer jewellery, or specialized literature, register in time, the space is filling up quickly. You will find more information at www.geosvet-expo.cz/en/.
An innovation at the third Vinyl & Stereo Expo fair, which will take place on September 8 on the PVA Expo Exhibition Grounds in Prague! A special METAL MARKET tent located in front of the entrance to the Exhibition hall and dedicated only to metal and similar styles. If you are interested in visiting the METAL MARKET tent, please let us know; available space is limited. The Vinyl & Stereo Expo fair is a part of the Sberatel / Collector international fair of collectors and is situated in the entrance lounge of the exhibition grounds, which means that every visitor must pass the traders. More here.
Right now you can find a complete list of exhibitors at the Expo, which will accompany the PRAGA 2018 World Stamp Exhibition, on our website. There IS now only one unbooked stand left in the exhibition hall. The exhibition, held under the auspices of FIP, will take place in the Clarion Hotel, Mucha Museum, and Postal Museum between August 15 and 18, 2018. The venue of the Expo event is the Olympik Congress Hotel. You will be able to visit all the venues using just one ticket.
Now is the right time to register for the 21st Sberatel / Collector international fair which will take place on September 7 and 8, 2018, at the PVA EXPO Exhibition Grounds in Prague. The largest meeting of collectors of post stamps, coins, medals, banknotes, postcards, minerals, and related items in Central and Eastern Europe is filling up quickly; if you want to have a prime stand site, register in time. Combine your business with a trip to one of the most beautiful and affordable cities in Europe. Innovation! An afternoon for traders only on September 6th! More here.