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06 Apr 2004
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Olymphilex: world philatelic exhibition in Athens

Olympic philately celebrates its exhibition year with the well-established world specialised philatelic exhibition, entitled Olymphilex. This exhibition will be held concurrently with the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad from 12 to 22 August 2004 in Athens.

Hellenic Post as national sponsor
The Hellenic Post is participating in this event as one of the national sponsors of the Olympic Games. It is organising Olymphilex 2004 with the cooperation of the Hellenic Philatelic Federation and the support of the Hellenic Union of Olympic and Sports Philately under the patronage of the IOC and the Federation Internationale de Philatelie Olympique [International Federation of Olympic Philately]. The event is taking place under the auspices of the International Philatelic Federation.

3,000 square meters
The venue of the exhibition, which will occupy 3,000 square metres, will be the modern European Exhibition and Promotion Centre in northwest Athens.

X World Olympic Collectors’ Fair from 28 to 30 May 2004 in Lausanne
Before the rendezvous in Athens, collectors will meet at the upcoming X World Olympic Collectors’ Fair in the Olympic Museum in Lausanne from 28 to 30 May 2004. It will be a unique opportunity for collectors from across the world to exchange, buy, sell, compare and complete collections of pins, mascots, torches, official documents, photos, films, autographs, stamps, coins, medals, posters, postcards and any other object bearing the Olympic rings.

Official website of Athens 2004
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