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SIPA Montly Meeting - Second Sunday of every Month at Anna Road Head Post Office, Anna Road, Chennai - 2 from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M.

SIPA Philatelic Show - Every Saturday at Anna Road Philatelic Bureaue (Annex), Anna Road, Chennai - 2 form 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.

International Events

List of International Philatelic Exhibitions

CHINA 2019 FIP World Stamp Exhibition from 11th June 2019 to 17th June 2019 at Wuhan / China (FIP Patronage and FIAP Auspices)

SINGPEX 2019 36th Asian International Exhibition from 31st July 2019 to 4th Aug 2019 at Singapore (FIAP Patronage and FIP Recognition)

NZ2020 37th FIAP Asian International Stamp Exhibition from 19th March 2020 to 22nd March 2020 at Auckland / New Zealand (FIAP Patronage)

LONDON 2020 FIP World Stamp Exhibition from 2nd May 2020 to 9th May 2020 at London / United Kingdom (FIP Patronage)

INDONESIA 2020 FIP World Stamp Exhibition from 6th August 2020 to 11th August 2020 at Jakarta / Indonesia (FIP Patronage and FIAP Auspices)

TAIPEI 2020 38th FIAP Asian International Stamp Exhibition October 2020 at Taipei / Chinese Taipei (FIAP Patronage)

MALAYSIA 2020 FIP World Stamp Exhibition 2020 at Kuala Lumpur / Malaysia (FIP Patronage and FIAP Auspices)

SOUTH AFRICA 2021 FIP World Stamp Exhibition 17th May 2021 to 22nd May 2021 at Cape Town / South Africa (FIP Patronage and FIAP Auspices)

PHILANIPPON 2021 FIP World Stamp Exhibition 2021 (FIP Patronage and FIAP Auspices)

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GANDHIPEX 2019 Tamilnadu Circle Level Philatelic Exhibition to commemorate 150 years of Mahatma Gandhi at Pondicherry

Philately is the King of Hobbies and Hobby of the Kings

Welcome to the Official Web Site of the South India Philatelists' Association. Of all the spare time activities that people can engage in, none is more popular to people of all ages and in every walk of life than Stamp Collecting. Million of Men, Women and Children find recreation and satisfaction in the joys of Stamp Collecting. If you are not one of them you may not be acqainted with word "PHILATELIST".

The hobby of collecting stamps and postal materials is called Philately and the person who pursues the hobby is called a philatelist. Stamps are the windows of a nation, reflecting its heritage, culture, trade, history, flora, fauna, and the like. The pursuance of this universal hobby offers enjoyment, knowledge, friendship with people having similar interests in many parts of the world, and is a relaxing diversion. An album of stamps can therefore be a book of knowledge as well as a book of original reasearch. Hence, this hobby is aptly called as the "King Of Hobbies".

Here are some Good Reasons to be a Stamp Collector

"Stamp Collecting allows one to escape - to get away from all worries".

"It is an intriguing pass time".

"Each stamp acquisition and album space filled gives some measure of personal satisfaction".

"There is no limit to the depth and scope that this hobby offers".

Apart from this, Stamps are vehicles of knowledge for any age group. The educational value is limitless. Apart from educational value, philately is an exercise for artistic and creative abilities.

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