The winner of the FCIPlay ! contest is Jean-Charles Corliano.
Congratulations Jean-Charles, for this photo of Cobby in « his natural surrounding
», i.e. the picturesque city of Thuin, which hosts FCI headquarters !
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A Christmas tale
The greyhounds of the Magi
Long, long ago, in the days when Jesus – the only Son of God – was born, the greatest
of the Magi were educated in the port of Alexandria in mysterious Egypt. All knowledge
was gathered there, from its great library which was famous all over the known world,
to the Magi themselves.
2016 FCI – WUSV – SV – COAPA - FCM World German Shepherd Conference
The World German Shepherd Conference at the Federación Canófila Mexicana, AC (FCM)
was held on 16th and 17th November and was attended by many
figures from the dog-loving
world, among them Mr Rafael de Santiago, President of the Fédération Cynologique
Internationale (FCI) who gave the opening address at this major event, during which
he highlighted his total satisfaction...
2016 Baltic Winner Show: the "classics" are still highly valued!
On November 12th and 13th 2016, no less than 2,541 dogs met
in Riga to try and win the Baltic Winner title. As much as 265 different breeds
were shown and judged by an international panel of 17 judges.
30th Malaga International Dog Show
Malaga - a truly unique CACIB
As was to be expected, Sunday morning dawned in the same way as Saturday had done
and it was another rainy day.
The venue opened on time and with a larger number of dogs entered on this occasion,
the draw of the SCCS (the Sociedad Canina de la Costa del Sol meant that we had
the very impressive figure of 952 entries in the Lanca catalogue.
FCI European Cup for Spaniels, 9th edition: France monopolises the top
On November 28th and 29th, 2016, Blingel, in the French region
of Pas de Calais, was the stage for the ninth FCI European Cup for Spaniels.
France, who was in charge of organising an event that rallied five nations around
those hunting breeds, more than lived up to the expectations.
36th Alicante International Dog Show
It has been four years since the last time I went to the national and international
dog shows in Alicante. After such a long gap you really notice the changes – for
better and worse - that have taken place over this time.
The General Secretariat of the FCI meets local and main partners to review the most
successful 2016 activities
On December 12th, over thirty people met and spent a very pleasant time
at the global headquarters of our federation. The season is ideally suited for stocktaking
and warm meetings with those who have meant so much throughout the year.
International dog show in Reykjavik, Iceland, November 12-13, 2016
The Icelandic Kennel Club held an international dog show in Reykjavik, Iceland,
on November 12-13th 2016. The theme of the show was Winter-Wonderland. The judges
were Mr George Schogol from Georgia, Ms Irina V. Poletaeva from Finland, Mr Rafael
Malo Alcrudo from Spain, Mr Svante Frisk from Sweden and Mr Svend Løvenkjær from
FCI Worlwide (1922-2011)
by Y. De Clercq, FCI Executive Director, 1998-...
An extraordinary Assembly takes place in Zurich in 1992 due to irregularities occurred
at the Dortmund meeting the previous year.
Argentina and the city of Buenos Aires welcome the FCI members in 1993. Mr
has unfortunately died in the meantime and is replaced by Mr E. Vanherle.
News from the FCI commissions
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