"H/History, H-Con 2018, August 10-12, 2018", Manila & Pasay
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
Giorgio A. Tsoukalos, leading
contributor and Co-Executive producer of HISTORY’s hit series
Ancient Aliens headlined this year’s star-studded entertainment