B.F.V. Cosmos

BFV Cosmos Annual General Meeting on April 30th 2017

Belgische Filatelie Vereniging Cosmos

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Belgian Philatelic Society for Astrophilately

We are adepts of spaceflight and collect space stamps and space covers from launch sites all over the world as the United States, Union of Soviet States, Europe, China, India, Japan, … and on space events.

We organize lectures and slide shows on space stamps, covers and space collecting.
We exhibit in regional, national and international exhibitions.

Our quarterly magazine Cosmos Express is sent to astrophilatelists worldwide.
We cooperate with astrophilatelic societies worldwide and exchange informations and magazines between the clubs.


Monthly meeting in Gent on the
third Sunday of the month.

April 30, 2017
May 21, 2017
June 18, 2017
September 17, 2017
October 15, 2017
November 19, 2017
December 17, 2017

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Cosmos Express is the quarterly magazine of BFV Cosmos and is published in March, June, September and December.

Regional Exhibitions Belgium

- Chimex 2017 / Chimay

- Fila Mariaburg / Ekeren

- Hesbyphil 2017 / Waremme

- Yprifil / Ieper

National Exhibition Belgium

PhilexNam 2018 / Namur

International Exhibitions with Astrophilately Class

Malaysia 2018

  • Cosmonaut Day in Berlin

    On April 12th 2017, the International Cosmonaut Day was celebrated in the Russian House of Science and Culture in Berlin.
    The Honored Guests of the space festival were :
    - Soviet Cosmonaut Aleksey Eliseev, veteran of 3 space flights;
    - the first German cosmonaut Sigmund Jähn;
    - German astronaut Thomas Reiter, advisor to the Director General of the European Space Agency.
    More info and pictures at astrophilatelist.com.

  • No more Houston postmarks

    It seems the Post-Office at Houston is no more available for larger quantity postmarks on covers.

  • F.I.P. Award for Igor Rodin

    After the elections of the new Bureau of the FIP Section for Astrophilately, the FIP President Mr. Tay Peng Hian and FIP Secretary General Mrs. Andrée Trimmer-Schiltz thanked Igor Rodin for his 8 year period as Chairman of the Section. Igor Rodin was awarded th FIP Medal for Service.

  • Pionierraketenpost

    Walter Hopferwieser published his new book in October 2016 after many years of research.

    More on our Research pages.

  • Results Exhibitions

    WESTFILA 2016 > News 2017


Mrs. J. Lauwers-Bekaert
Tel : + 32 9 228 68 66

Meeting Place

Lokaal Schutterstoren - Immer Vooruit
Sint-Baafskouterstraat 15
9040 Sint-Amandsberg

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