10-01-2018 10:00 AM | Lathika Saju | My Indian Dream
Mahapex 2018 to be held after a gap of six years
The state-level philatelic exhibition for the state of Maharashtra and Goa - Mahapex-2018 will be held at Ganesh Kala Krida Manch in Pune from January 20 to January 22. The purpose of holding this exhibition which has made a comeback after six years is to create awareness about philately ( collection and study of postage stamps).
Stamp collecting is one of the most popular hobbies in the world. Postage stamps depict the heritage, habitat, history, arts, literature and culture of different countries.
Mahapex-2018 will be showcased through 400 frames which will be a reflection of tradition, leisure, culture and modernity. In this exhibition, 95 stamp collectors will exhibit their collections in the competitive class covering 340 frames and the rest 60 frames will be invitation class where international award-winning exhibits will be displayed.