Giuseppe Mazzotti

THE GAMBRINUS “GIUSEPPE MAZZOTTI” PRIZE

FOR LITERATURE OF MOUNTAINS, MOUNTAINEERING, EXPLORATION-TRAVEL, ECOLOGY AND LANDSCAPE, TRADITIONAL CRAFTS AND WINDOW ON THE TRIVENETO REGION.

Regulations of the Prize

*ABSTRACT FROM THE REGULATIONS OF THE GAMBRINUS “GIUSEPPE MAZZOTTI” LITERARY PRIZE

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The Prize is divided into six sections split into two groups considered in alternating years:

Group 1

-  MOUNTAINS: Culture and Civilization
-  EXPLORATION - TRAVEL
-  WINDOW ON THE TRIVENETO REGION: Territorial and Environmental Culture in the Veneto universe.

Group 2

-  MOUNTAINEERING: Climbing, Historic Events, Biographies and Guide Books
-  ECOLOGY AND LANDSCAPE
-  TRADITIONAL CRAFTS


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The Prize is reserved for works written in Italian or translated into Italian and for the 2015 edition includes exclusively the three sections in Group 1:

-  MOUNTAINS: Culture and Civilization
-  EXPLORATION - TRAVEL
-  WINDOW ON THE TRIVENETO REGION: Territorial and Environmental Culture in the Veneto universe.


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The works shall be published for the first time and therefore cannot be remakes or new editions, even with a different title.


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The panel of judges examines works submitted by publishers or authors, published in the period laid down by the Regulations each year (1 January 2013 – 31 May 2015) and in any case received by the panel of judges by 6 June 2015.


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Works that were submitted to previous editions of the Prize will not be taken into consideration.


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The panel of judges assigns the prize of € 2,000 to one book in each of the three sections. 

There is a further prize of  € 3,000, denominated “Veneto Banca – La Voce dei Lettori”, which is assigned to the book chosen from the three winners by a panel of 40 readers, whose votes are counted ‘live’ during the award ceremony.


The Prizes will be awarded during the ceremony to be held at Parco Gambrinus, San Polo di Piave on Saturday 28 November 2015 at 4.30 p.m.


*A full copy of the Regulations is available from the Prize secretariat: message@premiomazzotti.it