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News item image In Memoriam Barry Albin-Dyer

International Tribute to Barry Albin-Dyer, Funeral Director The International Board of FIAT-IFTA – The World Organization of Funeral Operatives – President Marc Poirier (Canada), 1st Vice President Teresa Saavedra (Bolivia), 2nd Vice President Akinori Matsui (Japan), 3rd Vice President Marek Cichewicz (Poland), Secretary Treasurer Dirk van Vuure Jr. ( The Netherlands) would like to express feelings of sadness by the news of the passing away of Barry Albin-Dyer, FIAT-IFTA President 2004 – 2006.

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News item image 4 Places Where Dying Is Not Allowed

One might think that it is not possible to forbid someone from dying. As crazy as it might seem, there are 4 places on earth where measurements have been taken to forbid one from dying, on that location that is. Every place has it its own reason of logic and different cause for it, may it be religion or for the sake of nature. Hereby, we list these 4 place where dying is not allowed.

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News item image Before I Die, I Want To?

What is truly important in life? This question is often asked when life has already passed. Before I Die, I Want To? Is a work of the American artist Candy Chang. She developed this community art project to just step out of the daily routine and to reflect on what is really important: contact with others.

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News item image Less Traditional Funeral Hearse

Instead of a funeral hearse (car) one can also choose for a motorcycle hearse.

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News item image The Funermostra 2015 overview

The FIAT-IFTA had the pleasure to attend Funermostra 2015, which took place on 27-29th of May in Valencia, Spain.

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News item image The 8th AFE overview

The 8th Asia Funeral and Cemetery Expo & Conference (AFE) ended with resounding success on 14th May 2015. Last year AFE returned to Macau and entered a new era. This year, it received 116 exhibiting stands from 21 different countries and attracted over 1,800 trade visitors and buyers to the fair from 34 countries.

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News item image The Tikker “Death Watch”

The Tikker, or “death watch” is a watch that counts down how much time you have left to live. Its creators say that it is a reminder to enjoy every second of your life and calling it “the happiness watch”.

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