- Purpose of the Exhibition
- To help implement the Abraham Accords signed between Israel, the United Arab Emirates and the United States on August 13th, 2020.
- To promote friendly relations and close cooperation among the philatelists and stamp collectors of these three countries.
- To enable philatelists of the three countries to exhibit their collections in public despite the COVID 19 pandemic.
- To promote philately and stamp collecting in the three countries and worldwide.
2.2 AAPE 2021 is managed and run by an Organizing Committee, which was elected by the board of the IPF.
2.3 The Exhibition will be held from June 15th through June 30th, 2021.
2.4 The Website for AAPE 2021 will be www.aape2021.com.
2.5 The Website will remain open for at least 3 months after the official closing of the exhibition.
- Applicable Regulations
- The General Regulations of the FIP for Exhibitions (GREX).
- The General Regulations of the FIP for the Evaluation of Competitive Exhibits at FIP Exhibitions (GREV).
- The Special Regulations for the Evaluation of Competitive Exhibits at FIP Exhibitions (SREVs).
- Conditions of Participation
- Exhibition classes
- Court of Honor
Exhibits in the Court of Honor will not be judged, nor will they win any prize other than the participation medal. They will be presented solely for the pleasure of the public, and for recognition in their excellence.
- Picture Postcards
- Traditional Philately
- Postal History (including Aerophilately)
- Thematic Philately
- Single Frame Exhibits
- The Jury
- Page Size and Allotment of Frames
7.2 Each frame will consist of 16 A4 pages, or 8 A3 pages or 12 pages not exceeding 30×30 centimeters.
7.3 The exhibit pages will be either white or light colored.
7.4 The exhibit will be written in an official FIP language (i.e., English, French, German, Russian or Spanish).
7.5 Exhibitions included in classes 1-5 will consist of 5 or 8 frames. Exhibitions included in class 6 will consist of 1 frame only.
- Allocation of Exhibits for the Participating Countries
8.1.1 A single exhibit in the Court of Honor (Class 1)
8.1.2 Two exhibits in the Picture Postcards Class (Class 2)
8.1.3 Six exhibits in the multi frame Competitive Classes (3 – 5)
8.1.4 Two exhibits in the Single Frame Class (Class 6).
8.2 Each of the 3 countries will have sole discretion in determining the exhibits it wishes to accept.
8.3 The Organizing Committee strongly recommends that at least half of the exhibits from each country will relate to the Middle East.
8.4 The Organizing Committee strongly recommends for each country to be represented in each of the 6 classes.
8.5 The number of exhibits listed in Section 8.1 above represents the maximum of exhibits allocated for each country. Each country is permitted to participate with fewer exhibits than the numbers listed above.
- Application and Acceptance
9.2 Each of the National Commissioners will decide at his sole discretion whether to accept the application or reject it, and will notify the applicants accordingly.
9.3 The National Commissioner will send to the Commissioner General the list of the exhibits representing his country by electronic mail no later than May 1st 2021. The list will be accompanied by the corresponding entry forms, introduction pages and synopsis pages.
9.4 All exhibits must be sent to the Commissioner General, either directly or through the National Commissioner, no later than May 15th 2021.
- Entry Fee
- The Undertaking of the Exhibitor
12.2 By signing the application form the exhibitor confirms that he owns all the items included in his exhibit and that they are in his possession.
12.3 By signing the application form the exhibitor declares that the scans he provided genuinely reflect the exhibit pages, and in particular the condition of the philatelic items, and that he did not use any software to manipulate the condition or size of the items included in the exhibit.
His mailing address is: 40 Nemal Tel Aviv St., Tel Aviv 6350671, Israel.
The exhibition email: firstname.lastname@example.org