2020 Edition

Books Regulations

34th International Mountain Publications Festival
Trento (Italy)
25 April – 3 May 2019

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 2019 or the early months of 2020.

One copy of all 2019 issues must be sent in for magazines.

Reprints of books already 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 2017.

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 2020 for works published in 2019
  • 20 March 2020 for works published between January and March 2020

MONTAGNALIBRI – Trento Film Festival
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 2020 will be given to the Mountain Library of SAT – Società degli Alpinisti Tridentini, which has the task of storing them and making them available for consultation.


You are informed that the personal data provided and related communications will be handled as stated in our information sheet (https://trentofestival.it/en/privacynotice/) on the handling of personal data, according to EU regulation 2016/679 (“General Data Protection Regulation”).

For further details, please refer to the full text of the information sheet on the following page https://trentofestival.it/en/privacy-notice/, and in particular to the paragraph “BOOK SUBMISSION/APPLICATION”.

Trento, 21 June 2019

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