[meteorite-list] Ensisheim!

From: Anne Black <impactika_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Mon, 7 May 2018 17:52:23 -0400
Message-ID: <1633c976038-17a1-4ddb_at_webjas-vaa181.srv.aolmail.net>

Thank you to all of you who responded to Zelimir and me.
And who are planning on coming to Ensisheim.

But there is one problem you really need to be aware of: the French trains on still on strike!
To make it more complicated they work 3 days, are off 2 days, back at work 3 days, off 2 days..... and repeat until the very end of June, at least. And I am told by family and friends in France that even on their working days, the whole system is quite chaotic, to put it mildly. So you might want to keep that in mind, and start looking for Plan B.
I know I am!!!

And here is a link to the calendar of those striking days:

Good luck!!!

Anne Black
impactika at aol.com

-----Original Message-----
From: Greg Hupe <gmhupe at centurylink.net>
To: Anne Black <impactika at aol.com>; meteorite-list <meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com>
Sent: Mon, May 7, 2018 9:30 am
Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] Ensisheim!

Thank you for forwarding the info for Zelimir, Anne. I look forward to
setting up my table once again, never know what I'll bring this years. ;-) I
think this may be my 10th year selling at the Ensisheim Show!

I look forward to seeing everyone there, always a family of friends dealing
in meteorites and enjoying French cuisine and spirits.

See you all soon!

Best Regards,

Greg Hupe
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-----Original Message-----
From: Anne Black via Meteorite-list
Sent: Sunday, May 06, 2018 3:35 PM
To: meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com
Subject: [meteorite-list] Ensisheim!

Hello all List members

The Ensisheim Show is barely 6 weeks away, and here is everything you need
to know about it directly from the organizer, Zelimir Gabelica.
Please email him very soon if you have questions. Or you can email me and I
will try to answer them.
19th ?ENSISHEIM METEORITE 2018? Show news for dealers (May 02, 2018)

Dear meteorite friends,

As already announced earlier this year, the 19th meteorite show is
exceptionally and provisionally moved to another nearby building, due to
important work being done in the Palais de la Regence where an elevator is
being installed. This works will not be finished until early in 2019.
This clearly supposes that next year, the Show will by all means take place
again in the unavoidable Palais de la Regence Palace to celebrate in a
worthwhile manner the 20th anniversary of the Show.

Unfortunately, the genuine Ensisheim meteorite, normally in the Regency
museum, will not be visible this year, but a life-size plaster cast will be
displayed in the Gymnasium hall.

The address of the provisional show hall is:

Gymnase Communal, 20, Rue des Tourterelles, F-68190 ENSISHEIM.

The new ?Sports Complex? is located in the middle of a large park, about 250
m (? as the crow flies?) from the Palais de la Regence.

The map (see attachment) is showing the Gymnasium location in respect to the
Palais de le Regence. Just follow the arrows if you are walking or driving.
The previously announced itinerary through the Rue de Colmar is also correct
but not advised because of street works.

The 2 main buildings (the Gymnasium and the Elisatia halls) as well as the
parking places will be clearly signposted.

The ?Gymnase Communal? consists in a large 40 x 20 m sports hall where all
the tables are aligned along the walls and also in two double rows
surrounding the middle ?Consignment Room? including a small bookshop table.
Something resembling the Munich show layout.

All tables (still 160 x 80 cm) are equivalent but barely lit by sunlight
through skylights so additional lights of your own are strongly recommended.
Please bear in mind that only LED bulbs are acceptable, with a maximum power
of 100 watt per table. Other bulbs are henceforth prohibited.

I will try to arrange the layout of the tables as it was in the main Regency
room, respecting as much as possible the presence of the usual neighbors in
each case.
The new hall is large enough to accommodate all the 2017 participants and
about another dozen of possible newcomers.

It has always been our policy to give to all past dealers priority when it
came to reserving the table(s) they had the preceding year. Those who did
not come in 2017 have lost their priority and should consider themselves as

However, since this year we could set up 70 tables in the new hall, I am
confident that most of the newcomers who asked for tables will get
Those of you, who had booked tables in 2017, please tell me quickly whether
(or not) you confirm your coming again this year. If yes, specify how many
tables you want to rent.
I insist that if you cannot make it this year, you should notify me that you
wish to cancel. This is very important and absolutely needed so I can
immediately assign tables to those who are on the waiting list.
Contrary to the regular exhibitors, tables for newcomers are attributed on a
?first come, first served? basis.

Table specification:
The new hall can accommodate 70 tables, all equal in size (160 x 80 cm).
Price per table (not per meter !) as in 2017: (1 table = 170 euro; 2 tables
= 320 euro; 3 tables = 450 euro; 4 tables = 600 euro).
Payment should be done, as usual, at the reception desk.
Cash in euros. French checks tolerated, no credit cards.
(Note: payment conditions will be reviewed for the 20th show in 2019)

For table reservation, just e-mail me: zelimir.gabelica at uha.fr

Nobody can enter the Gymnasium hall without badges that will distributed
only after payment. All dealers as well as their assistants must absolutely
wear their own named badges at all time when they are inside the hall.

Badges are attributed on the following basis:
1 table reserved = 1 or 2 badges attributed;
2 tables, up to 3 badges;
3 tables, up to 4 badges,
4 tables, up to 5 badges etc.
Extra badges (than allowed) can be exceptionally granted for an extra fee of
10 euro.

I will need the full names and the country of origin of all the dealers and
their assistants as soon as possible, so we can prepare the corresponding
badges in time.
People without badges are not considered as dealers, cannot occupy tables,
nor are allowed to enter the hall on Friday (Dealer?s Day), nor sell
meteorites elsewhere within the buildings or over the Gymnasium park.

This year Show dates are (as usual, this is the week preceding the Ste-Marie
Mineral & Gem show):
- Professional day: Fri. June 15: 10:00?18:00 (exclusively open to dealers
with badges)
- Public:
* Sat. June 16: 9:30?18:30 (dealer?s access to the hall possible from 7:30)
* Sun. June 17: 9:30?16:30 (dealer?s access to the hall possible from 8:30)

Entrance fee
* Saturday & Sunday: 5 ?
* Sunday only: 2 ?
* Children under 12: free

Consignment Tables: = space where organizers & guests coming from far away
are offering for sale at a friendly price their ?extraterrestrials?.
These extra tables are now located in the middle of the hall, the probable
?meeting point? for everybody.
Those who are interested in renting a small space on those consignment
tables, please contact me and, if possible, specify approximately the amount
of space desired.


Starting now, please send me your reservation(s) for the FRIDAY DINNER PARTY
(send them only by email, zelimir.gabelica at uha.fr with the number of people,
their names and specify the country).
This reservation is not a strict control but helps the cooks to prepare the
appropriate amount of food.

The dinner on Friday June 15, in the Elisatia building, starts at 20:00.
(with the possibility to move the tables outside if the weather cooperates).

Just like last year, the dinner menu will be a ?chef?s special? (to be
specified later, or on request) Vegetarian menu possible, but please ask.

May I suggest you don?t wait too long before you decide to attend this
?unavoidable? and fun event.
Let?s say it better: ?please hurry up?!

Further details on accommodation, maps and traveling indications, hotel list
& reservation possibilities, induction ceremonies, food, accommodation, wine
sales, lecture(s), Friday Dinner Party etc? will be provided on the official
show flyer that will be ready very soon and put on the Ensisheim City web

We are preparing a warm welcome for everybody attending this ?not so
ordinary? 19th meteorite show in Ensisheim.
Now I am hope to receive news from many of you as soon as possible and I
remain at your disposal to provide you with any kind of additional

Thank you for your interest.

My ever friendly regards to everybody.


Anne Black
impactika at aol.com


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