Nope, I didn't manage to go though I had plans earlier. Have to amid that the chaos earlier in Thailand wasn't helping much but most of all its because of my work. Doubting that I will able to take any holidays until the project completes. I guess thats life.
Ok, back to the event. Though Im not there, Mr Yee and Mr Clifford from the Philatelic Society of Malaysia (PSM) has been updating us from time to time. Thanks to both of you, we realized how great the experience is to be in this kinda International events. Hopefully, I will be able to go to one of this events soon.
Basic Info on the Event:
Name : The 25th Asian International Stamp Exhibition (BANGKOK 2010)
Date : 4 - 12 August 2010
Venue : Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC)
Theme : Fantasy World : The world of learning filled with joy and excitement
Royal Patronage : H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn
POS MALAYSIA: Sold out all the 5000 KTM ms ovptMr Govin, local dealer from Malaysia
The climax of the evening was the announcement of the 3 Grand Prix winners of Bangkok 2010 as follows :
1. Grand Prix National : Foongvanich Prakit : Thailand : King Rama VI and King Rama VII
2. Grand Prix International : Gary Brown : Aden Postal History
3. Grand Prix d' Honneur : Inoue Kazuyuki : Korean Postal History 1876 - 1910
Besides that, our own Malaysian exhibitors also did well in the event. Congratulation to all and hopefully I will be able to exhibit one day... Oh, how long will it take me?
Results for Malaysian Exhibitors are as follows:
1. Ong Kuee Hong - Kedah: G
2. Tan Chee Hui - Johor: LV
3. Koh Chee Yong - Johor: LS
4. Johnson Sau - Wind: LS
5. Dato' Anuar - Mosque: CP
For more info, please visit the sites below:
Pictures by: Mr Yee Cho San & Mr Clifford Wong