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PRESS RELEASE: PHLPost to participate in History Con 2018


The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) will participate for the first time in HISTORYCON, the biggest entertainment convention to be held at World Trade Center this coming 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 festivals 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 installment in Manila, which saw a record-breaking attendance of 68,800 people in 2017 and 50,000 people in 2016.

PHLPost will exhibit specially designed near replica of the historic Manila Central Post Office Building, with postal services to be offered such as “Selfie” Stamps, on-site mailing and tracking of Express Mail items, heritage commemorative stamps exhibit and the launching of Presidential Cars Special Stamps which is one of 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 will be participated by over 300 exhibitors and events to be participated by favorite History Channel celebrities, exciting thematic events, super competition and many more.

Giorgio A. Tsoukalos, leading contributor and Co-Executive producer of HISTORY’s hit series Ancient Aliens will headline this year’s star-studded entertainment convention.