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"The Best Publications on Mountains" Competition

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‘The Best Publications on Mountains’ 6th International Competition, Cracow 2021

In the framework of 24th International Book Fair in Cracow (Poland) in 2021 ‘THE BEST PUBLICATIONS ON MOUNTAINS’ 6TH INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION has been announced whose the organizers are The Trade Ltd. in Cracow, The Central Mountain Tourism (COTG) PTTK in Cracow and ‘Karpaty’ Publisher – Andrzej Łączyński in Cracow.

The publications submitted in any language about mountains from all continents and related to the mountains (geology, nature and its protection, history, monuments, ethnography and others), which appeared with the printed date of issue from 2017 (inclusive) may be submitted to the Competition. In case of multi-volume publications (encyclopedias and others), the whole titles are admitted to the Competition, the first volume of which could have been published before 2017, and the last volumes from 2017.

For this year’s Competition you can submit albums, guides, popular science publications, monographs, magazines, literary prose and poetry about mountains, maps, atlases and encyclopedias, vocabularies of names, places, objects, nature and others topics related to the mountains.

Participation in the Competition is free of charge for the publisher and does not require payment of the registration fee. The details of the Competition can be found in the attached rules and application form. They are also available at http://ow.wierchy.cotg.pttk.pl/konkursy/najlepsze-wydawnictwa-o-gorach/en/ and www.ksiazka.krakow.pl.

The publishers who will participate in the Competition for the fifth time will receive special commemorative diplomas.

31 publishers from nine countries (Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Canada, Poland, Slovakia and Great Britain) participated in the 5th Competition in 2020 and they submitted one hundred publications. The publishing houses from the Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Canada, Poland, Slovakia and the Great Britain have been among the laureates or awarded in the Competition.

We cordially invite you to participate in the Competition – the applications should be submitted to 20st September, 2021 (inclusive).

The day of 20 th September of the year in which the Competition is organized is the date in which the application forms and the copies of the submitted publications must be placed at the following address:

Centralny Ośrodek Turystyki Górskiej PTTK, ul. Jagiellońska 6, 31-010 Kraków, Poland with a note ‘The Best Publications on Mountains Competition’.


RODO. Address details of your company come from participation in previous „The Best Publications on Mountains” International Competitions held annually as part of the International Book Fair in Krakow or from information coming from your publication or an internet site. These data will be used only by the Organizers of the Competition on „The Best Publications on Mountains” when organizing all its stages and will not be passed on to third parties. If your company wants to opt out of receiving correspondence regarding this contest or to improve your company’s data, may at any time forward such a decision to the address of its organizers. The data controllers are the Organizers of the Competition:
The Central Mountain Tourism (COTG) PTTK, 31-010 Kraków, ul. Jagiellońska 6/6a, e-mail: poczta@cotg.pttk.pl;
„Karpaty” Publishing House – Andrzej Łączyński, 30-043 Kraków, ul. Biernackiego 17/39, e-mail: krakow@wydawnictwokarpaty.pl;
The Trade Ltd. in Krakow, 31-586 Kraków, ul. Galicyjska 9, e-mail: iod@targi.krakow.pl

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