"The best publications on mountains"
International Competition

"The Best Publications on Mountains" Competition

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‘The Best Publications on Mountains’ 8th International Competition, Cracow 2023

In the framework of 26th International Book Fair in Cracow (Poland) in 2023 ‘THE BEST PUBLICATIONS ON MOUNTAINS’ 8TH INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION has been announced whose the organizers are The Central Mountain Tourism (COTG) PTTK in Cracow and ‘Karpaty’ Publisher – Andrzej Łączyński in Cracow and The Trade Ltd. 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 2019 (inclusive) may be submitted to the Competition. In case of multivolume publications (encyclopedias and others), the whole titles are admitted to the Competition, the first volume of which could have been published before 2019, and the last volumes from 2019.

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/ .

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

37 publishers from nine countries (Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and Ukraine) participated in the 7th Competition in 2022 and they submitted one hundred publications. The publishing houses from the Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and tUkraine 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, 2023 (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’.



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