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Singapore 2015 World Stamp Exhibition

SINGAPORE 2015 World Stamp Exhibition

SINGAPORE 2015 is the 3rd World Stamp Exhibition to be held in Singapore. It is to be held in conjunction with Singapore’s 50th Year of Independence, with the full support and patronage of the Federation lnternationale de Philatelie (FIP) and under the auspices of the Federation of Inter-Asian Philately (FIAP).

Singapore last hosted the World Stamp Exhibition in 1995 and the inaugural World Stamp Championship in 2004. Gathering the experience of both exhibitions and with effort to commemorate Singapore’s Golden Jubilee in 2015, Singapore managed to bid for the hosting rights of this event successfully.

The SINGAPORE 2015 World Stamp Exhibition will take place from 14 – 19 August 2015 at Sands Expo® & Convention Center, Singapore.

The main highlights will be, Display from the archives of the Singapore Philatelic Museum, Exhibits from distinguished collections showing the development of Singapore’s 180 years of postal history and stamps and Exhibits of world-wide award winning collections.

Singapore 2015 World Stamp Exhibition

The logo comprises of the name of the exhibition SINGAPORE 2015 together with the Lion Head symbol of the nation and four wavy lines representing the sea, bracketed by two symmetric edges of a postage stamp, one on the top and another at the bottom. It symbolises the world stamp exhibition in Singapore in the year 2015.

The significance of the various components that make up the logo is explained below:

The two perforated edges of a stamp signifying the connection of stamp collecting activities with SINGAPORE 2015, the name of the exhibition.

The Lion Head, which is incorporated in the 0 of 2015, is Singapore’s national symbol denoting that the exhibition is staged in Singapore.

The “four wavy lines” is a roller cancellation commonly used to obliterate stamps, also means “four seas” in Chinese to signify international or worldwide linkages, implying the international nature of the stamp show being held in Singapore, an island state surrounded by sea.

SINGAPORE 2015 World Stamp Exhibition

The world of philately is a world of lasting knowledge and friendship, as represented by the official mascots of SINGAPORE 2015 – Phil and Iris.

Phil is a stamp with a big mission. He forges international relationships, imparts knowledge and is a standalone work of art to be collected and treasured.

Iris is the eye looking through a magnifying glass! She is ever inquisitive, and always looking at the finer details of her stamp companions. She represents the avid stamp collector, young or old.

Adorned with the primary inks of cyan, magenta, yellow and black, the pair makes the best of friends.

Come August 2015, Phil and Iris will be extending their warmest welcome to all visitors far and wide, to an enriching and exciting SINGAPORE 2015.

Stamps and Covers issued by various countries in Conjugation with SINGAPORE 2015 World Stamp Exhibition.
Commemorative Envelope of Singapore 2015 Exhibition by Macau
Singapore 2015 World Stamp Exhibition special Joint stamp Issue by New Zealand
50 years of bilateral relations Special Joint stamp Issue by Australia


  1. When is the American International Expo being held ?
    CD Singh

  2. The World Stamp Show NY2016 once-a-decade event will be held from May 28 – June 4, 2016 at Javits Center in New York City, NY.

  3. Awaiting more details on the procedures to send entries for American International Expo
    C D Singh

    • you can contact
      National Commissioner for India – WSS NY 2016,
      1/M, National Chambers,
      Near City Gold Cinema, Ashram Road,
      AHMEDABAD – 380 009. INDIA.
      Telephone: +91-79-26580688 Fax: +91-79-26581167
      Mobile: +91-82380-43009
      Email: desai.philately@gmail.com

      The following documents have to be enclosed and delivered to the Ahmedabad Office latest by 31st July 2015 and the scanned copies of the same documents have to be e-mailed to Mr. Dhananjay Desai by 15th July 2015.

      a. Exhibit Application Form – duly filled and signed.
      b. First Page / Introductory Page of the Planned Exhibit.
      c. Photocopy of past participant Exhibit certificates, certificate of awards.

  4. Brochures and results of Taipei 2014 can be posted at $10 each and postage (weight 3+ kilos) from stampsingh@yahoo.co.in

  5. India has commemorated World War I with the President’s wreath at India Gate and PMs visit to WW I Memorial in Europe and his tweet on Lady Pinning Flower on Indian Soldier. Pvt. Covers have been printed on Indian Soliers in First and Second War.

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