The World Philatelic Exhibition 2019 was held in Wuhan in June
In addition to the 7th World Military Games, Wuhan will hold an international grand event in 2019, which will form two grand event patterns of "one culture, one military force". On February 22, the State Post Office, the Wuhan Municipal People's Government and the China Post Group held a press conference in Beijing, announcing that the China World Philately Exhibition 2019 will be held in June in Han. It is expected that 80 countries and regions will be invited to participate in the exhibition.
With the approval of the competent central authorities, the exhibition is scheduled to be held in the Wuhan International Exposition Center from June 11 to 17. It is sponsored by the State Postal Administration and hosted by the Wuhan Municipal People's Government, the China Post Group Corporation, the All-China Philatelic Federation and the Hubei Provincial Department of Transportation.
It is reported that China held the World Postal Exhibition twice in 1999 and 2009 and achieved great success. The purpose of the World Philatelic Exhibition 2019 is to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, to display the brilliant achievements of China since the 18th National Congress in a unique way, and to promote cultural exchanges and international cooperation in the field of postal and philatelic services.
The total number of exhibition boxes will be more than 3500 boxes. During the stamp exhibition, 10 on-site exchange activities will be held on 7 topics including opening day, "one belt and one road" international exchange day, Jingchu cultural day and youth stamp collecting day. In addition, there will be 3 philatelic lectures and 3 International Philatelic conferences.
Liu Ziqing, deputy chairman and secretary-general of the Executive Committee of the 2019 World Postal Exhibition of China and Vice Mayor of Wuhan, said that the exhibition is rich in content, diverse in form and powerful in influence. It will certainly promote the all-round development and exchange and cooperation of Philatelic Culture worldwide. It will also bring good opportunities for Wuhan to build a National Central city, enhance its influence and promote Jingchu culture.