Celebrating its 72nd anniversary, the Philatelic Club of Royal College’s annual exhibition of stamps and items related to philately – “Royal Philex” will be held on October 27, 28 and 29 at the Lionel Wendt Gallery.
This is the only annual stamp exhibition held in Sri Lanka for the past seven decades and the largest organized by a student club exhibiting more than 200 exhibits. It is open to the public free of charge. Students of other schools too will participate. The 30th edition of “The Royal Philatelist”, the oldest philatelic magazine in South Asia, will also be launched at the exhibition.
The Philatelic Club of Royal College founded in 1944, is one of the most prominent clubs operating in Royal College. Presently it is the top ranked philatelic club and the oldest philatelic club in Sri Lanka and the only local club to be recognized by the Singapore Philatelic Academy.