Aerophilately to take centre stage at upcoming Orapex

Dr. Sam Chiu, an accredited judge of more than a decade, will be acting as chief judge and chair of the jury at Orapex this April 30-May 1.

By Jesse Robitaille Orapex is set to return to the nation’s capital this April 30-May 1, when it will pay tribute to this year’s theme of aerophilately. Event chair Michael Powell said the upcoming show – held at the RA Centre on 2451 Riverside Dr. in Ottawa, Ont. – opens at 10 a.m. on both days, running until 6 p.m. on April 30 and 4 p.m. the following day. Parking and admission are both free of charge. “For collectors, it’s an excellent opportunity to see exhibits, make contacts with dealers and add to their collections,” said Powell, who’s also the show’s bourse chair. “For the non-collecting public, the exhibits can also be very interesting, and we’ll have a lot related to aerophilately. The Canada Aviation and Space Museum will also be putting on a display at the show.” Continue reading →

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