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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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Become a member and expand your network to enhance global exposure of your services. We are your unique international partner in the world of funerals services.

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With members in over 80 countries worldwide you have the opportunity to meet other international professionals and expand your horizon.

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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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Repatriation

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By getting uniform details of the deceased we try to facilitate the repatriation process.

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Education

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Creating global awareness by showing the different funeral standards worldwide.

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Funeral heritage

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We affirm the significance of Global Funeral Heritage for societies and individuals.

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News item image R.I.P. - 200 years...

The last vigil, dying at home, the coffins made by the village carpenter and so on – it’s as though traditional Flemish funeral culture itself died a silent death during the course of the 20th century. But the exhibition R.I.P. 200 Years of Funeral Culture in Flanders aims to safeguard these old traditions and reminiscences for the future, at the same time illustrating how and why they have changed so radically over the past decades. The last vigil, dying at home, the coffins made by the village carpenter and so on – it’s as though traditional Flemish funeral culture itself died a silent death during the course of the 20th century. But the exhibition R.I.P. 200 Years of Funeral Culture in Flanders aims to safeguard these old traditions and reminiscences for the future, at the same time illustrating how and why they have changed so radically over the past decades.

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News item image Help Nepal Earthqu...

Nepal has been seriously devastated by 7.8 magnitude earthquake on April 25, 2015. Over 8,600 people have died (with death toll rising) making the disaster the deadliest to hit the Himalayan country, thousands more are missing, injured, and countless more have been displaced. Nepal has been seriously devastated by 7.8 magnitude earthquake on April 25, 2015. Over 8,600 people have died (with death toll rising) making the disaster the deadliest to hit the Himalayan country, thousands more are missing, injured, and countless more have been displaced.

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The Funeral Profession...

The new book provides tools and strategies that will help you start a pet loss operation or make an existing one more effective. The new book provides tools and strategies that will help you start a pet loss operation or make an existing one more effective.

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Flashback to Necropoli...

Flashback Friday! On 28-30th October 2014 The FIAT-IFTA visited Necropolis 2014 exhibition in Moscow, Russia. Yet, we would like to look back today with a photo overview. Flashback Friday! On 28-30th October 2014 The FIAT-IFTA visited Necropolis 2014 exhibition in Moscow, Russia. Yet, we would like to look back today with a photo overview.

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Cosmetology for Funera...

"Specialized Cosmetology for Funeral Professionals" is the book useful to those funeral homes that desire to expand their personnel skills in providing basic hair care to decedents. "Specialized Cosmetology for Funeral Professionals" is the book useful to those funeral homes that desire to expand their personnel skills in providing basic hair care to decedents.

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