BANDUNG-Located at the Ballroom of Trans Hotel Bandung, there is a world-class stamp exhibition or World Stamp Exhibition. The exhibition was opened today, Thursday (3/8) by the Minister of Communication and Informatics (Menkominfo), Rudiantara.
Suryono, Head of Indonesian Philatelic Union in his speech said that this exhibition is a follow-up of the Asia Pacific exhibition which conducted in 1996.
"Initially only exhibition in level Asia Pacific, but many proposals at once to the world level, we finally hold the world level, and Bandung become the host," he said on Thursday (3/8).
He said, the competition or exhibition is very prestigious because followed by 60 participating countries. In addition it will be exhibited around 455 exhibition materials (exhibition) which will be on display in 1937 frames. The frames are imported from Taiwan.
Besides exhibiting filatelis products such as postage or postcards, there will also be transaction activities from philatelists lover.
The event was also attended by West Java Vice Governor Deddy Mizwar and Bandung Mayor Ridwan Kamil.