FINLANDIA 2017 is the largest philatelic exhibition in Europe in 2017. The exhibition celebrates the centenary of Finland's Independence. The Patron of the exhibition is the President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistö.

The grand exhibition displays 416 collections and 65 pieces in the Philatelic literature class. The total number of frames in the exhibition is 2 248. This makes it the second largest philatelic exhibition in Finland in all times.

The FEPA Grand Prix Class and the Picture Postcard Class are included for the first time in any FEPA Exhibition. Additionally, there will be exhibits in the non-competitive classes invited by the Organising Committee.


Photo: Copyright © The Office of the President of the Republic

The Competitive classes


  1. FEPA Grand Prix
  2. Traditional Philately
  3. Postal History
  4. Aerophilately
  5. Revenues
  6. Postal Stationery
  7. Thematic Philately
  8. Open Philately
  9. Picture Postcards
  10. Youth Philately
  11. Philatelic Literature


Questions about the exhibition?


Contact info

Finlandia 2017 Office

Postal address: 

Finlandia 2017 c/o Postal Museum

Häkiläpolku 3, 33100 Tampere, Finland


Risto Pitkänen, Project Manager


+358 40 500 5545


Mirka Ylä-Mattila, Marketing Secretary


+358 50 467 1905