• FINLANDIA 2017 is a big, international philatelic (study of stamps) exhibition, where stamps and stamp history is displayed. Stamp collectors (philatelists) display their collections in frames and compete for medals.

  • 24 - 28 May 2017 in Tampere Hall, City of Tampere, Finland, and partly in the Finnish Postal Museum.
  • Leading theme is the 100th anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Finland (1917–2017): part of Finland 100 -celebration program. 

  • The patron of the exhibition is the President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö.

  • Arranged under FEPA (Federation of European Philatelic Associations) Patronage and FIP (Fédération Internationale de Philatélie) Recognition

  • Competitive Exhibition Classes and Several Non-Competitive Invited Classes, where world's rarities are shown.

  • Vast, versatile philatelic and social program connected to the theme days. 

  • Entrance fee to Tampere Hall ONLY in the opening day 10€ (under 18 years old free); other days free entrance. The Finnish Postal Museum entrance fees, check the Museum Centre Vapriikki info.


Opening hours and theme days

Wed 24 May 10am-6pm Agathon Fabergé

Thu 25 May 10am-6pm Finland's Independence 100

Fri 26 May 10am-6pm City of Tampere

Sat 27 May 9am- 5pm Moomins and Families

Sun 28 May 10am-3pm Postal Museum and Postcrossing

Photo: Philatelic Federation of Finland