The National Book Council has opened applications for exhibitors to participate in the upcoming edition of the Malta Book Festival 2017. As is customary, the Festival will be held in the first two weeks of November, 8-12, at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta.

The application is open to all publishers, book distributors, bookshops and book agencies. NGOs and public entities whose field of activity involves the publication of literary material or the promotion of literature are also invited to apply.

Interested participants are urged to apply early and submit, along with their application, a detailed list of events they would like to set up as part of the cultural programme of the Festival. They are respectfully reminded that early applications may be given preference in the programme of events.

The 2017 Application Form with updated rules and regulations can be downloaded from our page here. Please make sure you peruse the terms and conditions before you apply. Should you have any queries regarding eligibility for participation please feel free to contact Simona Cassano at or John Grech at Applications should be filled in properly and sent either as an email attachment to Simona Cassano (email above) or via post to Mr. Joe Debattista at the address that appears below, by not later than 10 August 2017.


National Book Council

Central Public Library

Prof. J. Mangion Street

Floriana, FRN 1800


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