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ANNOUNCING THE 9TH COLLECTA ...


(18 June 2014)

 

At last Collecta 6,000 visitors were able to take a look at collecting items from 150 traders from 16 different European countries


We will be very pleased if you join us at the 9th Collecta from 26 to 28 March 2015 in the Slovenian capital city, exactly at the Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre (Gospodarsko razstavišče, Ljubljana).

 

We will be back with all information on participation possibilities and prices, so stay with us!

 
 

8TH COLLECTA OCCASIONAL PHILATELIC MATERIAL AVAILABLE IN THE E-SHOP!


(17 June 2014)


This year's Collecta
occasional post stamps, postcards, envelopes with stamps on in are available for purchase in our e-shop.

Shop now and get your very own collection!



 
 

PHOTOGALLERY OF THE 8TH COLLECTA


(2 April 2014)

The fact that yet again another collectors fair Collecta turned to be a great and interesting fair full of many interesting events, is proved by some foto moments available in the photogallery. Kindly invited to take a look at the link below

 
 

8TH COLLECTA ALSO A SUCCESS!


(31 March 2014)
 

8th Collecta , which took place last week at the Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre, successfully concluded on Saturday, March 29th. It attracted as many as 150 participants from 16 different countries. 6,000 visitors had the opportunity to get information about various collectibles and many others were able to bring and submit  their home collections for evaluation at the showrooms of the Numismatic Society of Slovenia, Philatelic Association of Slovenia and Philatelic Society of Ljubljana.

The eyes of many visitors were also attracted by the thematic exhibition The Game, which made both adults and children enthusiastic, the exhibition of Indian Post and Philately as well as numerous other exhibitions - Tito in Philately , different thematic posters, exhibition scout patches, facilities, signatures, etc. Like every year, we took care of knowledge transfer, in fact we organized several lectures on the colourful stones theme, proper recording of collections, etc...
 
The traditional auction , prepared by Antiquariat Glavan, also attracted many visitors. The most expensive item, which was sold for 600 EUR, was the decoration of Franz Joseph Ritterkreuz , while the Masquerade film posters and other collections of militaria were of great interest.

This year, as usual, Collecta was visited by many children. Groups of children from Šmarjeta, Celje, Izola, Središče ob  Dravi, Hajdina ... had the opportunity to realize what collecting really is, what items are collected and what they can collect themselves, through this they also learnt what kind of professions are behind  numerous collecting fields. A jeweller showed them tools and materials to work with, a police officer presented several police patches and vehicles, while at the philatelic workshop they familiarized themselves with the work of postmen. At the sculpture and restoration corner a true master of stonework presented himself.
 
We thank all participants, supporters and visitors who every year reaffirm that Collecta is a remarkable exhibition in this part of Europe, which provides a vast offer and attracts the interest of numerous visitors.
 

Stay with us, we will soon publish photo shootings from the fair!

 
 
 
 

TODAY IS THE LAST DAY OF COLLECTA


(29 March 2014)

After two amazing days of  collecting, collectables comparison and exchange, after the offitial opening, the children programme and so ... Collecta has come to its last day.

At 12 Noon the traditional auction of old books, prints, posters and little collecting materials will take place in the Povodni mož Hall.

Tickets are available for acquisition just until 5.30 pm, while the fair is open till 6 pm.

Kindly invited!
 


FIRST DAY OF COLLECTA ...


(27 March 2014)

Already the first day of Collecta we managed to exchange many valuables, interesting collections pieces and many useful informations. By cutting the ribbon Collecta was also officialy opened. A few photo moments are available at our Facebook page at the link below:

 

 

Don't miss out, on Friday and Saturday, Collecta will be opened from from 9 am till 6 pm. See you!


8TH COLLECTA OPENS TODAY!


(27 March 2014)

 

8th International Collectors Fair Collecta is opening it's doors today, March 27, 2014. At the official opening at 12.15 Slovenian Post will have a presentation of its post stamps issued on the 2nd day of Collecta. 

Chairman of the Programme Committee Mr. Mitja Lamut and Director of the Ljubljana Unit of Post of Slovenia Mr. Evgen Zadnik will welcome the visitors and open 8th Collecta. All present will also be welcomed by the Ambassador of India to the Republic of Slovenia H. E. Mr. Sarvajit Chakravarti, and the General Secretary of Slovenia Philatelic Association Mr. Veselko Guštin


Young Kristjan Hacin will welcome

Sicer pa bo Collecta v treh dneh gostila okoli 115 razstavljavcev iz 17 držav ter pester program in razstave:

 

Toplo vabljeni!

THE VIP TICKET ENSURES YOU ENTERING BEFORE THE OFFITIAL OPENING


(24 March 2014)

All of you who wish to enter the fair before it's offitial opening (Collecta will open its doors on Thursday, 27 March 2014, at 12 Noon), are invited to order the VIP ticket.

The VIP ticket entitles you to enter the fair two hours preopening, meaning on Thursday, 27 March 2014, at 10 am:

  • VIP ticket price: 15 EUR
  • VIP ticket order: order >
  • All who will order the VIP ticket will be able to receive the ticket at the fair INFO POINT. After payment you will be able to enter the fair.

Ensure yourself the entrance before the opening and order the VIP ticket today!

 

SPECIAL PRIZE GAME


(18 March 2014)

Did you know that visitors of this year's Collecta will be able to participate in a special prize game with special prizes. Visit 8th Collecta and give out your leaflet.
1st PRIZE
2nd PRIZE 3rd PRIZE
     
  Sponsor of Prizes
 

Join us and participate!

 
 

8TH COLLECTA PHILATELIC OCCASIONAL MATERIAL


(14 March 2014)

As each year at the fair (27 - 29 March) there will be Collecta 2014 occasional philatelic material available for purchase.
You will be able to purchase:

  • the daily stamps
  • the post stamp (price: 2 EUR)
  • the envelope (price: 3 EUR)
  • the postcard (price: 3 EUR)
  • the envelope and postcard with the daily stamp and post stamp (price: 4 EUR).

The occasional material of past Collectas are already available for purchase in our web shop.

Take the opportunity, purches the materials and gather yourself the whole collection!

 

COLLECTA'S CATALOGUE REVEALS THE PROGRAMME


(13 March 2014)

You are kindly invited to take a look at the fair's catalogue, revealing information on:

      • the educational programme;
      • themateic and other exhbitions as well as the guest exhibition of indian philateli and post;
      • list of participants;
      • this years Collecta occasional philatelic issues!
pdfCollecta 2014 Catalogue > (.pdf 6.8MB)

Tickets will be available for purchase at the entrance of the fair.


THE AUCTION CATALOGUE IS AVAILABLE


(12 March 2014)

On Saturday Collecta is hosting the traditional auction of old books, prints and postcards, organized by Glavan Antiquarian Bookshop. The list of auction materials will be this year upgraded by a selection of slovenian posters with political, popular cultural , sports, advertising, etc., contents. The auction will go on on Saturday, 29 March 2014 from 12 Noon till 3 pm. The aution catalogue is available at the link below:

THE LIST OF PARTICIPANTS IS KNOWN!


 (11 March 2014)

This year's participant come from 16 different countries (Austria, Belgium, Bulgary, Czech Republic, Germany, France, Croatia, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Montenegro, Nederlands, Poland, Slovenia, Serbia, Turkey). The most represented fields are again philately and numismatics, while many other exhibition fileds will be also presented. You are kindly invited to take a look at the Participant's List below:



THIS YEAR'S COLLECTA ALL ABOUT GAMES


7 March 2014

This year's Collecta will host more than 110 exhibitors from 18 countries who will buy, sell and exchange a variety of collections of coins, stamps, cards, vinyl records, figurines, old books and prints, militaristic objects, etc.

This year's specialties are "vintage" little corner and corner with a variety of collectible art works created under the leadership of a group of amateur artists. They will be put on display a variety of paintings and miniature paintings, sculptures of an artist welder and a collection of artful violins.

Arrangements will be made for the educational program, in fact, in just three days, various events will take place, both for adults and children. Traditionally, a presentation of the March stamp issue released by Pošta Slovenije will be held on the first day of Collecta , while an auction of old prints, rare children's books , manuscripts of important book artists and fine collectibles will take place on Saturday. First a lecture on how transparent and easy it is to keep records of collections and a lecture on stones colours will be held by experts.

This year's thematic exhibition is dedicated to the game theme, in addition Collecta will host an exhibition of Indian philately and numerous other exhibitions.

Among other things, Collecta is celebrating the International Year of Crystallography, therefore, in addition to lectures, the exhibition Colour, trapped in stone will be put on view.
 
Stay with us, very soon we will publish a full list of exhibitors and the program!


FINAL APPLICATION DEADLINE IS NEAR


(12 February 2014)

Don't miss out the last opportunity to participate in this years collectors fair Collecta which will take place from 27 to 29 March 2014 at the Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre (Gospodarsko razustavišče).

You can participate by:

  • renting a table(s), where you can sell, exchange, buy your items;
  • renting an equipped space (the equippment cannot be changed, but it might be with a storage space);
  • advertising or promoting in the event catalogue or web site ...

FINAL APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, 20 February 2014
APPLICATIONS AND PRICES:

 

   
Tabel   Equipped exhibition space 6 sq m
  Equipped exhibition space 12 sq m with storage space



PARTICIPATE IN 8TH COLLECTA!


(12 November  2013)

Once again you are more than welcome to participate in 8th International Collectors Fair Collecta, which will take place at the usual place - Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre from 27 till 29 March 2014. Traditionally Collecta will offer a varied programme for adults and children, as well as a rich exhibition-fair area where many collections, collecting items and informations will be exchanged. Do not miss out the biggest Collectors Fair in Slovenia with the longest tradition and apply today!
 
PRICES AND PARTICIPATION POSSIBILITIES (with Application Form):
APPLICATIONS:
DEADLINES:
  • 4 December 2013: Early-Bird Application Deadline offering 5% discount
  • 20 February 2014: Final Application Deadline
The quickest way to make a reservation and application to this years Collecta is the E-Application Form so take advantage of the early-bird deadline and apply today!

 



SOON 8TH COLLECTA ...


(30 August 2013)

 

At last Collecta 6,000 visitors were able to take a look at collecting items from 140 traders from 19 different European countries. 

We will be very pleased if you join us at the 8th Collecta from 27th to 29th March 2014 in the Slovenian capital city, exactly at the Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre (Gospodarsko razstavišče, Ljubljana).

 

For more information on participation possibilities and  prices please click here.


The quickest way to confirm your participation is by filling out the e-application form:

  E-APPLICATION >>  
 
Final Application deadline is 20 February 2014.

 


THE 7TH INTERNATIONAL COLLECTORS FAIR PROVED SUCCESSFUL


(26 March 2013)


The weekend marked by collectors at the Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre was successfully concluded. The Collecta in the three days gathered almost 6,000 visitors, 140 collectors and merchants from 19 countries (Austria, Bulgary, Check Republik, China, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Nederland, Polland, Romania, Slovenia, Serbia, United States of America). The fields most heavily represented at the fair were philately, numismatics, cartophily and mineralogy.

You are able to preview the photogallery of this years Collecta at the link below:




COLLECTA OPENS ITS DOORS TODAY

(21 March 2013)

 
We are pleased to inform you that this year Collecta will host a record number of exhibitors (more than 140 exhibitors) from 18 different countries.

  • You can check the final LIST OF PARTICIPANTS here>>.
The official opening of the exhibition will begin at noon. Those who want to purchase exclusive collecting items will be able to enter the exhibition at 10 am with the special VIP ticket, which you have to order in advance.
  • You can ORDER THE VIP TICKETS here>>

The highlights of the first day:

THE GRAND OPENING OF COLLECTA AND PRESENTATION OF SPECIAL STAMPS at 12:15 pm in B2 basement hall, with welcome speeches of the president of Collecta’s Programme Committee Mitja Lamut, Marjan Osvald from Slovenian Post and the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the Republic of Slovenia H.E. Mr Petr Voznica. Find out more>>
 
panel WHY IS INVESTING INTO COLLECTIONS AND PRECIOUS METALS PRUDENT? at 4:30 pm in B2 basement hall
Led by: Barbara Režek (Moro & Kunst d. o. o.)
Guests: Stanko Štiblar (Masta trade d. o. o.), Saša France (Philadria d. o. o.), Luka Mitrović (Silverland.si), Jaka Prijatelj (Carniola Antiqua d. o. o.)
Find out more>>

During Collecta do not overlook also:

 



COLLECTA WILL ALSO HOST EXPERTS FOR VALUATION OF ROYAL COLLECTIONS

(19 March 2013)

At their exhibition venue (no. 27), the Company Moro will host experts of two esteemed auction houses Künker and Schoeller, who also valuate royal coin collections.

You are kindly invited to meet their guests on Thursday, 21st March 2013, between noon and 1 pm. If you own old coins, interesting for the European market, and you want an expert opinion, you can present yourself on the telephone number +386 1 530 44 08.



THE DIE HAS BEEN CAST ...

(18th March 2013)

Each year you have the opportunity to purchase the Collecta occasional philatelic material - from personal post stamps to envelopes, post cards and maximum cards. This year we invited the famus slovenian designer, illustrator and photographer Matjaž Učakar, who designed many coins for the Bank of Slovenia (Banka Slovenije), occasional post stamps and illustrated postcards for the Slovenian Post (Pošta Slovenije), phone cards for the slovenian telecommunication company Telekom Slovenije and other material.

About this years occasional material, which he designed, Mr. Učakar said: "The passion for collecting has no boundaries and collecting of gambling dices can also be a hobby. A very successfull fair, which has been going on for six years now and where visitors play all the time, gave me the idea of designing the dice with its maximum, in this case added value - the seventh dot. The die has been cast ...  and the 7th International Collecting Fair is here!"

The occasional philatelic material of this year's Collecta will be put on sale during the three-day event and the fair reception (at the entrance). You will also be able to buy all the occasional philatelic material of past Collecta fairs. If among you there is someone who can't waint until the fair, you are able to purchase the past Collecta's material in the e-shop:




A RICH PRIZE GAME

(12th March 2013)

Did you know that only visitors of the 7th Collecta Fair will be able to participate in a special prize game? Come visit this year's Collecta, get your prize game leaflet at the tickets office, answer the prize winning question and fill in the leaflet. The prizes, waiting for the winners are:
  1. Cook Islands Silver Coin, Tina Maze
  2. Andorra Silver Coin, 3D Butterfly
  3. Cook Islands Gold Coin, White Stork
  4. Dinner for two at the Plaza Hotel Ljubljana

Visit this year's Collecta and take pyart in the prize game!


FIRST TIME EVER!

PRESENTING NINE SILVER TIFFANY ART COINS

(8th March 2013)

For the first time on public display will be all nine silver Tiffany Art coins. The series began in 2004 and is minted in pure silver, weighing two ounces or 62.2 g, silver purity 999/1000; each year only 999 coins are made, each year a coin is decorated by a different piece of Tiffany's masterpiece. The entire collection will be on display only during the the Collecta fair at the Silverland exhibition venue.


THE LIST OF EXHIBITORS IS KNOWN!

 (28th February 2013)

This year's trades and collectors are coming from 15 different countries (Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Montenegro, Germany, France, Croatia, Italy, Lichtenstein, Litva, the Netherlands, Polland, Slovenia, Serbia). Again the most represented fields will be Numismatics and Philately. The list which is being populated daily is available below:




CURIOUS ABOUT THIS YEAR’S COLLECTA PROGRAMME?

  

Collecta’s programme committee was very constructive this year and prepared an excellent programme. We have drawn special attention to children, who will have many things to see at Collecta. You are cordially invited to join us at this three-day event that will include:
  •  thematic exhibition »Fairy Tales and the Magic Number 7« , with Kinder and Pez figures depicting fairy tale characters (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Peter Pan, Pinocchio, Aladdin, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Bambi, the Lion King etc.), illustrations, picture books, posters and other objects from the Walt Disney world; there will also be old postcards and greeting cards with illustrations taken from the Grimm brothers’ fairy tales and coins with fairy tale motives. Special attention will be drawn to the Slovene folk fairy tale The Golden Bird (Zlata ptica) as there will be an exhibition of collecting objects that appear in this fairy tale;
  • rexhibitions of the most beautiful Slovene stamps, numismatic letters, banknotes with the smallest monetary value and coins from 70 countries, fluorescent minerals, fossils, postcards with photos of Slovene natural and cultural heritage etc.,
  • auctions of old and rare children’s books, postcards, prints, posters and other collecting objects (the auction is traditionally prepared by  Antikvariat Glavan);
  • panels about investing in various valuables - precious metals, jewels, numismatic and philatelic objects, pictures etc.;
  • presentation of memorial or historic medals/citations, that are part of the Slovene numismatics or are somehow conn;
  • children's corner, with philatelic, creative and other workshops and animation.
Follow our web page as we will soon publish the descriptions of particular collecting objects that will appear at this year’s Collecta, the schedule of the lectures and the auctions and the list of participants.


FINAL APPLICATION DEADLINE – 22ND FEBRUARY 2013!

(11 February 2013)

 

Do not miss out the final application deadline ending on 22nd February 2013 for this year's Collecta.

More information on the fair and other participation possibilities are available in the Invitation to Participate on the link below:
The quickest way to confirm your participation is by filling out the e-application form:
 



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