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2018, August 10.  History Convention

Commemorative Cover With Slogan Cancel




"H/History, H-Con 2018, August 10-12, 2018", Manila & Pasay City.

The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) issued a special COMMEMORATIVE COVER” on August 10, 2018, to mark its participation in History Convention 2018 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City. It will have slogan cancels either from Manila Post Office, or, Pasay City Post Office.

PHLPost participated for the first time in HISTORY CON, the biggest entertainment convention to be held at World Trade Center,  August 10-12, 2018.

History Con, is HISTORY Channel’s three-day trade exhibit show and world-class entertainment convention that brings together interests and aspirations of Filipinos through time - from simple hobbies to specific lifestyles.

It is also a festival that includes: world records attempts, meet and greets involving Filipino talents and celebrities, lectures, performances and tournaments. History Con is now in its third year with record-breaking attendance of 68,800 in 2017 and 50,000 2016.

PHLPost exhibited specially designed near replica of the historic Manila Central Post Office Building, with postal services offered such as Personalized Stamps, on-site mailing and tracking of Express Mail items, heritage commemorative stamps exhibit and the launching of Presidential Cars Special Stamps, one of the highlights of the 3-day activities.

We wanted to showcase our world-class Philippine Philately or Stamps in this prestigious event. You know, stamps are windows of our rich culture and history and it is important to preserve and present this to the public in such a unique and huge activity like this”, Postmaster General Joel Otarra said.

The 3-day event was participated by over 300 exhibitors and events by favorite History Channel celebrities, exciting thematic events, super competition and many more.

Giorgio A. Tsoukalos, leading contributor and Co-Executive producer of HISTORY’s hit series Ancient Aliens headlined this year’s star-studded entertainment convention.





  •   Trade Exhibitions




Articles by Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak

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