Astrophilately Commission of the Romanian Philatelic Federation 2013 Report
"LibraFila - LitMedFila" - 2013 Philatelic Literature Exhibition
to 31 May 2013, the exhibition space on the ground floor of the Central
University Library "Lucian Blaga" Cluj-Napoca hosts the international
exhibition of philatelic literature Medical LitMedFila 2013 - ed. Fourth, a
national exhibition of philatelic literature with international participation
organized by the Federation of Philatelists in Romania, Cluj County
Philatelists Association and Red Cross Thematic Philately group - Medicine. The
exhibition highlights the work in the field of philately represented by
catalogs, monographic studies or specialized material distinct branches of
philately: postal history, philately traditional thematic maximaphily,
Aerophilately, astrophilately, postal stationery, stamps etc. expertise.
2013 - Large Gold and "Best in the Class” – Alec Bartos "Soviet International
Manned Spaceflights” Astrophilatelic exhibit – Milanofil 2013
2013 Alec Bartos attended the AstroPhil 2013 exhibition with two exhibits, the
competitive "Soviet International Manned Spaceflights” and the noncompetitive
"Alec Bartos- space stamp designs” Attended also at the Informal meeting of
European delegates to the FIP Astrophilately Section on 14 April 2013
Astrophilately is a regular subject in the
bi-monthly philatelic magazine "philatelica.ro”.
• A stamp
issue to celebrate Tereskova’s flight was proposed to Romanian Post but the
National Commission in charge with the stamp issues schedule failed in finding
a place for it.
• A close
collaboration with the ASITAF president
Umberto Cavallaro supporting the Event "WOMEN AND SPACE”, being organized by
AS.IT.AF. to celebrate Valentina Tereshkova by designing the materials of the
exhibition and the main exhibit layout.
• 2013 was
the year of the first Romanian stamp to be postmarked aboard ISS. The private
letter sent by Romanian cosmonaut Dumitru Prunariu franked with the Romanian
"Cosmos 2011” special block celebrating Gagarin and Prunariu (design Alec
Bartos) travelled to ISS from Prunariu’s hometown and back to Earth.