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To the exhibitor  –  Application  –  Commissioners  –  Palmares  –  Jury  –  Dealers  – Tickets & merchandise –  HotelsHow to get there

NORDIA 2016 exhibition will be held on April 8-10, 2016 in Jyväskylä. NORDIA is the largest annual stamp exhibition held in the Nordic countries. This year we present about 150 collections with over 13,000 sheets in total.

To the exhibitor

Participation is open to all exhibitors who are members of the Nordic Philatelic Federations: Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Members of the Scandinavian Collectors Club in USA, Estonian Philatelic Federation, and the Royal Philatelic Society London can also participate in the exhibition.’

The special regulations of the exhibition (IREX) can be downloaded here:


IREX (slightly revised version)

The application form

The application form can be found here:


Fill in the form using the latest version of Adobe Reader. If you don’t have it, you can download it here.


  1. Copy the application form file to your own computer
  2. Fill in the form and save it
  3. Send the form to the commissioner of your own country or the country you pay the Federation fee to. Members of the Estonian Federation as well as the RPSL send their forms straight to the Commissioner General. The commissioners are listed below.

The application form should be sent to the commissioners not later than November 30, 2015!

The registration deadline has been extended to December 31, 2015!

The Commissioners

Commissioner General

Mr. Risto Pitkänen
Taivaanpankontie 1 C 32
70200 Kuopio

tel. +358 40 500 5545


Jörgen Jörgensen


Kaido Andres
tel. +372 52 67 298



Gisli Geir Hardarson
P.O.Box 8028
128 Reykjavik
tel. +354 8404944



Atle Fossmark
P.O. Box 158

tel. +47 934 66 154


Cajsa Ojakangas
Hjärnegatan 6

tel. +46 70 413 43 77

Michael Ley


The Palmares of the exhibition will be held at hotel Alexandra on Saturday, April 9 at 7.00 pm. You can enquire tickets (60 EUR) from Tuomo Koskiaho (tuomo.koskiaho at Palmares menu includes an apéritif, marinated salmon dish, reindeer sirloin dish, vanilla pannacotta dessert and wine.

Grand Prix winners are:

Grand Prix Nordia (winner of the Championship Class):

Erkki Toivakka: Finland 1856 – 1875″

GP National: Hannu Kauppi ”Finland, M-1930 Definitive Series”

GP Nordique: Tom Lauridsen ”Danmarks og DWI’s tofarvede frimaerker”

GP International: Jan-Olof Ljungh ”From NDP to UPU. Letters sent to Overseas Destinations 1868-1875”.

All results of the exhibition can be found here:




The jury of the exhibition is:

Chris King (FIP level), GB, Jury President
Ari Muhonen (FEPA), FI, Jury Secretary

Petteri Hannula (Nordia), FI
Seija-Riitta Laakso (Nordia), FI
Jussi Murtosaari (FIP), FI
Jukka Mäkipää (Nordia), FI

Lars Engelbrecht (FIP), DK
Atle Fossmark (Nordia), NO
Gisli Geir Hardarson (Nordia), IS
Jonas Hällström (FIP), SE
Jörgen Jörgensen (FIP), DK
Brian Trotter (FIP), GB

Jury apprentices:
Michael Ley, USA
Cajsa Ojakangas, SE

The expert team:

Hannu Elo,

Pertti Hujala,

Kari Lehtonen

Contact information of the Jury Secretary:

Mr. Ari Muhonen
Gummeruksenkatu 3 C 68
40100 Jyvaskyla

tel. + 358 50 560 4112


We welcome stamps dealers to the NORDIA 2016 exhibition! For more information about booking your stand, contact Tommi Pehkonen, tommi(at)

Our current (January 2016) dealers list:

  • Aspbäcks vykort, brev & frimärken, Gothenburg
  • Brevspecialisten Göran Fredriksson, Gothenburg
  • Frimaerkebutikken, Denmark
  • Rahaliike Numismatics Coins /, Oulu
  • Keräilypojat, Tommi Pehkonen, Jyväskylä
  • Matinmarkka, Matti Hänninen, Jyväskylä
  • Merkki-Albert, Harri Kuusisto, Helsinki
  • Peterstamps International Company, Saint Petersburg and Espoo  (Eesti post, Kyrgyz post and Peterspost)
  • Suomen Filateliapalvelu, Tatu Untinen, Turku


  • POSTI (Finland)
  • Deutsche Post
  • Postnord (Sweden and Denmark)
  • Åland Post (representing Post Norge and Greenland Post)
  • Peterspost (Eesti post, Kirgisia post)

Auction houses:

  • David Feldman Auctions
  • Hellman Auctions
  • Postiljonen AB
  • AB Philea
  • Merkki-Albert auction house

Tickets & merchandise

Pre-order your 8.00 EUR ticket to the NORDIA 2016 exhibition now. Tickets are also available at the door for 10.00 EUR.

NORDIA 2016 also has its own customised stamps and special cancellation, as well as special cancellation covers. There are five different customised stamps which cost 3.00 EUR a piece. You can also order the special cancellation cover with the customised stamp and the cancellation of your preference (April 8th, April 9th or April 10th), the price of the cover with stamp is 5.00 EUR.

Order your tickets, stamps and covers from Matti Ranta (matti.j.ranta(at)


The official hotel of the Nordia 2016 exhibition is Original Sokos Hotel Alexandra, Hannikaisenkatu 35, 40100 Jyväskylä.

Special offer for the guests of the exhibition:

80 € per night single room (economy)
90 € per night double room (economy)
92 € per night single room (standard)
102 € per night double room (standard)

Room rate includes buffet breakfast, sauna and VAT.

Name of the allotment: BNORDIA 2016


Everyone reserves and pays the room himself. Reservations can be made from the Sokos Hotels Sales Office Jyväskylä tel. +358 20 1234 640 or e-mail . It is not possible to make allotment reservations from internet.

The final date to make the reservations from the allotment is 08.03.2016.

Other hotels in Jyvaskyla can be found here.

How to get there

Jyväskylä is situated in central Finland, about 270 km north of Helsinki. You can get to Jyväskylä by train, bus or airplane. The Jyväskylä Paviljonki congress and trade fair centre, where the exhibition is held, is walking distance from the city centre and travel centre (train and bus station).

Timetables and travel information: