2018 Edition


32nd International Mountain Publications Festival
Trento (Italy)
26 April – 6 May 2018

Rules for participation

Participation in the MontagnaLibri festival is free of charge and publishers are invited to send in books, multimedia content and magazines.

Publishers who wish to participate must complete the registration form at the website www.trentofestival.it. Completion of the registration form implies acceptance of these rules.

Publications accepted for the exhibition and the associated online catalogue should deal with the various aspects of the mountains, exploration and adventure, providing in-depth information and promoting an understanding of geographical areas, peoples and cultures.
Children’s books are also accepted for inclusion in the MontagniLandia section.
Specifically, the following categories of publications are accepted:

  • guides: tourist, hiking, mountaineering, climbing, cycling, mountain biking, speleological etc.;
  • studies and essays: flora, fauna, geography, politics, geology, environment, archaeology, history, war, art, architecture, crafts, philosophy, religion, ethnography, folklore, gastronomy etc.;
  • photography books;
  • literary works: novels and poetry set in the mountains;
  • travel and expedition reports;
  • books on climbing history;
  • biographies and autobiographies of climbers.

Publishers must send in two copies of each item proposed.

Books and multimedia content must have been published in 2017 or the early months of 2018.

One copy of all 2017 issues must be sent in for magazines.

Reprints of books included in the festival in the past will not be accepted.

Publishers participating for the first time can also present editions published in previous years, so long as these are not prior to 2014.

Publications are sent at the participant’s expense. When sending publications from countries outside the European Union, it is recommended that documents for customs clearance be attached (pro forma invoice), stating on the package: “No commercial value, for cultural purposes only”.

There are two deadlines for the delivery of publications to the address below:

20 January 2018 for works published in 2017
20 March 2018 for works published between January and March 2018

MONTAGNALIBRI – TrentoFilmfestival
c/o Centro Santa Chiara
Via S. Croce, 67
38122 Trento (ITALY)

After the Festival, MontagnaLibri becomes a travelling exhibition, presented with the brand MontanaLibri365 within other events in Italy and abroad.

At the end of the year, all the publications participating in MontagnaLibri 2018 will be given to the Mountain Library of Società degli Alpinisti Tridentini, which has the task of storing them and making them available for consultation.

Trento, 30 June 2017