100th Anniversary Celebrations

The 25th World Olympic Collectors’ Fair WARSAW 2019 coincides with many cultural and sporting events taking place throughout Poland on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Polish Olympic Committee. The primary ceremonies will take place in Warsaw and Krakow in October 2019. Other events to be held concurrent with the Olympic Fair in or around the Olympic Centre:

16-26 May 2019: Olympic Collecting Exhibition (Olympic Center, level -01)

16 May 2019: First Day of Issue and promotion of a postage stamp by Poczta Polska on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Polish Olympic Committee (Olympic Center, Foyer)

18 & 19 May 2019: Night of Museums at the Museum of Sport and Tourism in Warsaw (free access to all museums in Warsaw and throughout Poland)

25 May 2019: Olympic Picnic (9AM to 7PM) at Kępa Potocka Park, in the immediate vicinity of the Olympic Centre, on the other side of Wisłostrada, 300 meters walk. This is an annual Olympic event attended by a few thousand people.

During the Olympic Fair, the Polish post office will have a special stand providing a nice selection of sports and Olympic postage stamps. Occasional postal cancellations will be used.

Free admission to the Museum of Sport and Tourism in Warsaw is being offered to all Olympic Fair participants. The museum is located on the second floor of the Olympic Center.

The catalog, along with photographs, of the 14th World Olympic Collectors’ Fair WARSAW 2009 can be found in the AICO Olympic Collecting Library Catalog:

Catalog of Warsaw 2009

Photographic record of the 2009 Warsaw Olympic Fair

Copyright 2019 Polish Olympic Committee. All rights reserved