'The Best Publications on Mountains' 3rd International Competition, Cracow 2018

In the framework of 22nd International Book Fair in Cracow (Poland) in 2018 'The Best Publications on Mountains' 3rd 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 2014 (inclusive) may be submitted to the Competition.

For this year's Competition you can submit albums, guides, popular science publications, monographs, literary prose 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 and

Thirty nine publishers from eight countries (Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Greece, Poland, Slovakia, the Ukraine and Great Britain) participated in the 2nd Competition in 2017 and they submitted one hundred twenty four publications. The publishing houses from Austria, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia and the Ukraine have been among the laureates or awarded in the Competition.

We cordially invite you to participate in the Competition – the applications should be submitted from the 1st March to 20th September, 2018 (inclusive).


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