Versatile program

 

The program is mainly located in Tampere Hall, partly at the Postal Museum, Scandic Tampere City Hotel Conference rooms and Scandic Rosendahl Hotel.

 

Old postal bus operates between Tampere Hall and the Postal Museum for free

 

Timetable: from Tampere Hall 11.30 am - from Postal Museum 12 pm - from Tampere Hall 12.30 pm etc.

Wed 24th 11.30 am - 4.30 pm

Thu 25th 11.30 am - 4.30 pm

Fri 26th 11.30 am - 4.30 pm

Sat 27th 11.30 am - 4.30 pm

Sun 28th 11.30 am - 2.30 pm

 

Event Stage

 

Welcome to present to the Event Stage at Tampere Hall 1st floor lobby. The equipment is screen and sound system. The screen is good to present pictures to support your presentation. Recommendation for the duration of the presentations is 5-15 minutes.

Book your time to the Event Stage, please contact Mirka Ylä-Mattila, mirka.yla-mattila[at]postimuseo.fi / +358 50 467 1905

>Event Stage program<

 

Registration to the exhibition

 

Please register to the exhibition as soon as possible to ensure your place to special events, Palmares dinner, Gala Concert (Fri) and Art and History Tour to Serlachius Museums


Wed 24 Agathon Fabergé

Tampere Hall open 10am-6pm, entrance fee 10 € (under 18 years old free)

Postal Museum open 10am-6pm, entrance fee for adults 12 € including all exhibitions at Vapriikki (all ticket fees in Vapriikki web page)

Time Event Location
10am The remarkable adventure - children's exhibition opens Tampere Hall, Winter Garden
10am-6pm

First day issue of the stamps

- cancellation 10-18

- signature 13-14

- graphic artist's interviews 14-15

Tampere Hall

- Finnish Postal administration

- Lobby

- Event Stage

12pm-1pm

FINLANDIA 2017 exhibition's Opening ceremony (no pre-enrollment, free entrance)

- program to be announced later

Tampere Hall, Small Auditorium (max 500 pers.)
1pm A guided tour in Finnish for the exhibition of Postal Museum “The First stamps. Gems from the collections of Queen Elizabeth II and the Postal Museum”. The entrance fee of Vapriikki.  Postal Museum
2pm-3.30pm

Agathon Fabergé seminar (English, no pre-enrollment, free entrance)

Welcome: Jussi Tuori

- Jeffrey Stone: Agathon Fabergé: Portrait of a Philatelist 

- Gustaf Douglas: Philatelic Gems of Classic Finland

- Ulla Tillander-Godenhielm: Agathon Fabergé and his family

Tampere Hall, Small Auditorium (max 500 pers.)
4pm A guided tour in English for the exhibition of Postal Museum “The First stamps. Gems from the collections of Queen Elizabeth II and the Postal Museum”. The entrance fee of Vapriikki.  Postal Museum
5pm-6pm The philatelic collection of Queen Elizabeth II and the world's first postage stamps (Michael Sefi, LVO Keeper of the Royal Philatelic Collection) Free entrance. Vapriikki, Auditorium (max. 111 persons)
6.30pm-9pm Social evening at the Postal Museum, including the exhibition: The First stamps. Gems from the collections of Queen Elizabeth II and the Postal Museum. (By invitation only) Postal Museum
7pm-9pm Volunteers' social evening (by registration) > Volunteering (Buss transportation from Tampere Hall) Tampere Ice Hall, Tappara/Ilves-Club, Keltinkatu 2, 33530

 


Thu 25 Finland's Independence 100

Tampere Hall open 10am-6pm, free entrance

Postal Museum open 10am-6pm, entrance fee for adults 12 € including all exhibitions at Vapriikki (all ticket fees in Vapriikki web page)

Time Event  Location
10am-11am

EDITION D’OR Book presentation by Köhler & Corinphila Global Philatelic Network Group. The entrance is free.

Scandic Tampere City, Meeting rooms Pyynikki 1+2 (max 90 pers.)
12pm-1.30pm & 2pm-3.30pm

Finland 100 seminar (Finnish, no pre-enrollment, free entrance)

- Martti Häikiö, Tuomas Hoppu, Antti Heinonen, Mikael Collan, Ilari Taskinen, Seppo Viita

Tampere Hall, Small Auditorium (max 500 pers.)
1pm

A guided tour in Finnish for the exhibition “The First stamps. Gems from the collections of Queen Elizabeth II and the Postal Museum”. The entrance fee of Vapriikki.

Postal Museum
2pm

A guided tour in English for the exhibition “The First stamps. Gems from the collections of Queen Elizabeth II and the Postal Museum”. The entrance fee of Vapriikki.

Postal Museum
5pm-7pm

RPSL and Stockholmia 2019 Reception (tickets 25 €)

Tampere Hall, Small Auditorium (max 500 pers.)
6pm-10pm Philatelic flea market (more info from mikaniininen[at]netti.fi/+358451370082) Restaurant Telakka, Tullikamarin aukio 3 (300 metres from Tampere Hall)
7.00pm-8.30pm Reception of the City of Tampere (by invitation) Tampere Old City Hall (Keskustori 10, max 300 pers.)

 


Fri 26 City of Tampere

Tampere Hall open 10am-6pm, free entrance

Postal Museum open 10am-6pm, entrance fee for adults 12 € including all exhibitions at Vapriikki (all ticket fees in Vapriikki web page). Free entrance 3pm-6pm.

Time Event Location
10am-5.30pm

Art and History Tour to Serlachius Museums (95 e) Please book your tickets well in advance on the registration form.

Tampere-Mänttä-Tampere
10am-5pm Tampere International Postcrossing meeting: registration  Tampere Hall, Finnish Postcrossing Friends
10am-1pm Nordic Philatelic Federation's chairmen meeting (by invitation) Scandic Tampere City, Meeting room Pyynikki 2 (max 50 pers.)
12pm-1.45pm

Tampere seminar (Finnish), part 1. Postal history

(no pre-enrollment, free entrance)

Chairman: Kari Salonen

12pm Kari Salonen: Postmasters' Cancellations in 19th century Tampere (Finnish)

12.30pm Marcus Olli: Tampere local post in 19th century (Finnish)

1pm Heikki Heino: Tampere in philately (Finnish)

All include lots of photos, although presentations are in Finnish.

Tampere Hall, Small Auditorium (max 500 pers.)
2pm-3.30pm

Tampere seminar (Finnish), part 2. History of Tampere

(no pre-enrollment, free entrance)

-Pertti Haapala: Tampere-19th century's sight (Finnish)

-Antti Liuttunen: Lost buildings of Tampere (Finnish)

-Anne Laiti: Nottbecks - 19th century letters (Finnish)

All include lots of photos, although presentations are in Finnish.

 Tampere Hall, Small Auditorium (max 500 pers.)
12pm-2pm FEPA Seminar of Open Philately, Birthe King, United Kingdom (no pre-enrollment, free entrance) Scandic Tampere City, Meeting room Pyynikki 3 (max 60 pers.)
12pm-2pm Falkland Islands Philatelic Study Group Meeting  Scandic Tampere City, Meeting room Pyynikki 1 (max 40 pers.)
1pm A guided tour in Finnish for the exhibition “The First stamps. Gems from the collections of Queen Elizabeth II and the Postal Museum”. The entrance fee of Vapriikki. Postal Museum
2pm-4pm FEPA Seminar of Deltiology (Picture Postcards), Seija-Riitta Laakso, Finland (no pre-enrollment, free entrance) Scandic Tampere City, Meeting room Pyynikki 3 (max 60 pers.)
2pm A guided tour in English for the exhibition “The First stamps. Gems from the collections of Queen Elizabeth II and the Postal Museum”. The entrance fee of Vapriikki. Postal Museum
2pm-4pm Egypt Study Circle Meeting (no pre-enrollment, free entrance) Scandic Tampere City, Meeting room Pyynikki 1 (max 40 pers.)
3pm-4.30pm The early printing clichés treasured in the Finnish Postal Museum (1845-1875) (English, questions Finnish, English, German), Expert in Classic Finland Cyril Schwenson. Free entrance. Postal Museum, Auditorium (max 111 pers.)
4.30pm-7.30pm

Pop Up Postcard Fair (free entrance)

-Postcard retailers and postcard artists

-Organized by Finnish Postcrossing Friends

University of Tampere, Main Building, Entrance Hall, Kalevantie 4
6pm Philatelic Flea Market (more info from mikaniininen[at]netti.fi/+358451370082) Restaurant Telakka, Tullikamarin aukio 3 (300 metres from Tampere Hall)
7pm-8pm Gala Concert: Registration on the online registration form. Tampere Hall, Main Auditorium (1155 pers.)

 


Sat 27 Moomins and Families

Tampere Hall open 9am-5pm, free entrance

Postal Museum open 10am-6pm, entrance fee for adults 12 € including all exhibitions at Vapriikki (all ticket fees in Vapriikki web page)

Time Event Location
10am- The International Hellman Auction of Philatelic Service of Finland Ltd. Tampere Hall, Small Auditorium (max 500 pers.)
9am-12pm FIP Judging and Team Leader Workshop (for selected 30 Jurors by pre-registration), Lars Engelbrecht, Denmark and Peter McCann, USA Scandic Tampere City, Meeting room Pyynikki 1 (max 40 pers.)
9am-11am National Seminar about Treatment, all Exhibition Classes (in Finnish), Ari Muhonen and Jussi Murtosaari, Finland (no pre-enrollment, free entrance) Scandic Tampere City, Meeting room Pyynikki 3 (max 60 pers.)
9.30am-11.30am Annual Meeting of Finnish Postcrossing Friends (reg.) (Invite only for association members)   Restaurant Myllärit, Åkerlundinkatu 4
10am-12pm FEPA Symposium for Youth Philately, speakers from various countries (no pre-enrollment, free entrance) Scandic Tampere City, Meeting room Pyynikki 2 (max 50 pers.)
11am-11.30am Peeks into the Dancing Moominvalley. Free entrance. Tampere Hall, Event Stage
12pm-2pm FIP Seminar of Traditional Philately (FIP Qualifying Seminar), Lars Peter Svendsen, Denmark Scandic Tampere City, Meeting room Pyynikki 2 (max 50 pers.)
11am/12pm-2pm Annual Meeting of the Philatelic Federation of Finland 12-2pm. Coffee 11am-12pm. Scandic Tampere City, Meeting room Pyynikki 3 (max 60 pers.)
12pm-2pm Academie Européenne de Philatélie meeting  Scandic Tampere City, Meeting room Pyynikki 1 (max 40 pers.)
1pm A guided tour in Finnish for the exhibition “The First stamps. Gems from the collections of Queen Elizabeth II and the Postal Museum”. The entrance fee of Vapriikki. Postal Museum
2pm A guided tour in English for the exhibition “The First stamps. Gems from the collections of Queen Elizabeth II and the Postal Museum”. The entrance fee of Vapriikki. Postal Museum
2pm-3pm Experts of Philatelic Federation of Finland meeting Scandic Tampere City, Meeting room Pyynikki 1 (max 40 pers.)
2pm-4pm FIP Seminar of Postal History (FIP Qualifying Seminar), Peter McCann, USA (no pre-enrollment, free entrance) Scandic Tampere City, Meeting room Pyynikki 3 (max 60 pers.)
2pm-4pm FIP Seminar of Revenue Philately (FIP Qualifying Seminar), Ralph Ebner, Germany and Jukka Mäkinen, Finland (no pre-enrollment, free entrance) Scandic Tampere City, Meeting room Pyynikki 2 (max 50 pers.)
3pm-5pm FIP Seminar of Thematic Philately (FIP Qualifying Seminar), Peter Suhadolc, Slovenia (no pre-enrollment, free entrance) Scandic Tampere City, Meeting room Pyynikki 1 (max 40 pers.)
3pm-3.30pm Peeks into the Dancing Moominvalley. Free entrance. Tampere Hall, Event Stage
7pm Palmares Dinner with Award Ceremony of Grand Prix and LG & G Medals (tickets 100 € up to May 15, 2017 / 120 € from May 16 onward). Please book your tickets well in advance on the registration form

Scandic Rosendahl Hotel

 


Sun 28 The Finnish Postal Museum and Postcrossing

Tampere Hall open 10am-3pm, free entrance

Postal Museum open 10am-6pm, entrance fee for adults 12 € including all exhibitions at Vapriikki (all ticket fees in Vapriikki web page)

Time Event Location
10am-12pm Jury feedback for exhibitors (pre-enrollment on Saturday 27th May until 12pm to the Info desk) Tampere Hall, Exhibition Halls
10am-12pm

Postcrossing seminar

- Paulo Magalhaes and Ana Campos from Postcrossing HQ, other participants TBA

Tampere Hall, Small Auditorium (max 500 pers.)
12pm-3pm Award Ceremony of LV to B Medals Tampere Hall, Small Auditorium (max 500 pers.)
12pm A guided tour in Finnish for the exhibition “The First stamps. Gems from the collections of Queen Elizabeth II and the Postal Museum”. The entrance fee of Vapriikki. Postal Museum
1pm-2pm Stamp's "antique, antique". Bring your stamps for evaluation. Wenzel Hagelstam hosts the event, where professional philatelist Juha Valtonen and stamp dealer Hannu Vetola evaluate customer's stamps. Free entrance. Postal Museum, Auditorium (max 111 pers.)
2pm-4pm Wine & Design. Make unique jewellery from stamps and postmarks. Instructor fine artist Outi Virtanen. While working, you can ingest wine as the Museum Restaurant Valssi is open. The entrance fee of Vapriikki. Museum centre Vapriikki, Restaurant Valssi
3pm A guided tour in Finnish for the exhibition “The First stamps. Gems from the collections of Queen Elizabeth II and the Postal Museum”. The entrance fee of Vapriikki. Postal Museum
12pm-1pm FEPA Congress lunch (by invitation) Scandic Tampere City, Piazza Foodfactory
1pm-4pm FEPA Congress (by invitation) Scandic Tampere City, Meeting room Pyynikki 3 (max 60 pers.)
2pm-6pm FIP Board meeting Tampere Hall, Meeting room Aaria

 


Any questions about the program, please contact

Mirka Ylä-Mattila

mirka.yla-mattila[at]postimuseo.fi

+358 50 4671905