This website uses its own and third party cookies to offer better browsing. By browsing in it the user agrees to the way we use cookies. Users can prevent cookies from being generated and erase them by using the options on their browser. Blocking cookies may mean that some of this website’s services and options do not work properly.

Cookies are small pieces of data that websites send to browsers and which are stored in users’ devices: computers, mobile telephones, tablets, and so on. Their purpose is to improve the experience of using the website, as these archives make it possible for the website to remember information about the user’s visits, such as preferred options or language. In this way the website personalizes its content and becomes more agile and useful for the user.

By browsing this website users agree to cookies being installed in their equipment that enable us to find out the following information:

Types of cookies

This website uses session, or temporary, cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies merely keep data while the user is visiting the website. Persistent cookies store the data on the device’s hard drive so that it will be accessible in more than one session.

Depending on the type of data obtained the website can use technical cookies.

These allow users to browse the webpage and use the different options or services it contains. For example, controlling data traffic and communication, identifying the session, entering restricted access areas, requesting enrolment or participation in an event, using security features while browsing and storing content.

Personalization cookies.

These allow users to access the website with some general characteristics that are either already predefined in their hard drive or defined by the user. For example, the language, the type of browser used to access the website, the chosen content design, the geo-location of the device or the regional configuration from where access takes place.

Statistical analysis cookies

These make it possible to monitor and analyse the behaviour of visitors to the website. The information gathered is used to measure a website’s activity and to produce users’ browsing history, making it possible to improve the service.

Third party cookies

Third party cookies that manage and improve the services offered can also be installed. For example, statistics services like Google Analytics.

Managing the cookies in my browser

Users can allow, block or erase the cookies installed in their device by configuring the browsing options.

If the use of cookies in the browser is blocked, some services or functions of the webpage may not be available

News & Activities
Literature.  Barcelona,  30/06/2017

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Ramon Llull Prize for Literary Translation

The Fundació Ramon Llull has announced the sixth edition of the Ramon Llull Prize for Literary Translation, to acknowledge the work of literary translators. The prize is €4,000 for the best literary translation of Catalan published in 2016. The deadline for submitting applications is 30th June.
Music.  UNITED STATES,  28/06/2017

Escolania de Montserrat, upcoming USA tour, June 2017

The Escolania de Montserrat is one of the oldest music schools in Europe and is arguably the premiere boys’ choir in Spain. By the 13th century, a small group of boys were already serving in the Benedictine abbey and Sanctuary of Our Lady of Montserrat through the singing and playing of different musical instruments. Throughout the centuries, many remarkable composers and performers were spawned ...
Performing.  24/06/2017

Kamtchátka, Max Calaf and Itinerària at Imagine Watford Festival

Catalan companies, Kamchátka, Max Calaf and Itinerària perform at Imagine Watford, an exciting outdoor arts Festival that brings the streets of Watford to life with amazing theatre, circus and dance performance, over two glorious weekends.  
Visual Arts.  NEW YORK,  18/06/2017

Laia Solé takes part in the Writing On It All project

Through drawing materials and video-related technology participants are invited to draw and write the inadvertent everyday life of a house on its walls. The session makes part of the larger project Writing On It All, a public participatory writing project. It will run from 1 to 4pm and it's open to all ages and free.  
Music.  Regne Unit,  17/06/2017

La Dinamo UK tour

The funny bike band, La Dinamo is Funk on the Move - Music on Cycles. A Catalan unique band on wheels, breaking the mould. La Dinamo performs a high-voltage moving concert and a frenetic street party to the rhythm of Kool and the Gang and James Brown, with many other great covers of Funk and Dance music. 
Cinema.  Washington DC,  15/06/2017

LA CHANA, directed by Lucija Stojevic, and CUCLI, by Xavier Marrades, featured at AFI DOCS in Washington, DC

Winner of the Audience Award at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, LA CHANA celebrates the incomparable talent and spirit of Spain's greatest gypsy flamenco dancer as she reflects on her storied past while preparing for a return to the stage in her 70s. CUCLI, a documentary short film directed by Catalan filmmaker Xavier Marrades, features a widowed truck ...
Literature.  Florida,  14/06/2017

"Typescript of the Second Origin" by Manuel de Pedrolo, a monographic study published by Alambique

After four years of existence, Alambique has released its first monographic study, focused on a fundamental work in Spain´s science fiction production. The "Typescript of the Second Origin" was originally published in Catalan by writer Manuel de Pedrolo ("Mecanoscrit del segon origen"). The volume has been directed by Sara Martín Alegre, a professor at Universitat ...
Cinema.  PARIS,  14/06/2017

Five Catalan films at the tenth anniversary of the Dífferent festival in Paris

Catalan production is much in evidence at the 'Dífferent, l’autre cinéma espagnol' festival, to be held in Paris from 14th to 21st June. The programme includes the first film by Carla Simón, 'Estiu 1993' (Summer 1993); the world premiere of 'Lesa Humanitat' (Lese Humanity), the documentary about the victims of the Franco regime directed by Héctor ...
[1] - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11 - ...
The Institut Ramon Llull is a consortium that comprises the Generalitat (Government of Catalonia), Balearic Islands Government and the Barcelona City Council, and its mission is the promotion of Catalan language and culture abroad.
Generalitat de Catalunya Govern de les Illes Balears Ajuntament de Barcelona
The IRL forms part of the Fundació Ramon Llull, which was established by the Government of Andorra, the Ramon Llull Institute, General Council of the Eastern Pyrenees, the city of Alghero, Balearic Islands Towns and Entities Network and the group of Valencian Cities, and has its central offices in Andorra.
Fundació Ramon Llull