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Press release
Literature.  Barcelona,  02/03/2017

Sharing a Future: Books in Catalan Catalonia and the Balearic Islands, Guest of Honour at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair

Catalonia and the Balearic Islands are exhibiting in Bologna with the theme Sharing a Future: Books in Catalan, in a clear reference to the importance of children and young people for the future of literature, with a programme that includes over forty activities with more than sixty participants for the fair and around the city. The Institut Ramon Llull, a consortium formed by the governments of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands and Barcelona City Council to promote the Catalan language and culture internationally, was responsible for coordinating this programme.

Archit. & design.  Barcelona,  18/01/2017

The Palau Baró de Quadras opens its doors every Saturday and offers dramatized guided tours

From 28th January the Palau Baró de Quadras, home of the Institut Ramon Llull, will be opening its doors to the general public every Wednesday and Saturday, with guided tours available in Catalan, Spanish and English. There will also be dramatized guided tours one Friday every month.

Performing.  Kingersheim,  17/01/2017

Catalonia and the Balearic Islands, centre stage at the Momix 2017 Children’s and Young People’s Theatre Festival

This year, the Momix 2017 Children’s and Young People’s Theatre Festival –which is being held for the 26th time from 26 January to 5 February in Kingersheim, in the north-east of France– presents Momix à la Catalane. Momix has included five Catalan shows in the programme, the first time a focus has been placed on the artistic creation of a particular region. This is a window conceived as an international showcase for Catalan and Balearic companies and to promote the internationalization of children’s and young people’s theatre. 

Literature.  Nova York,  01/12/2016

Catalan poet Martí Sales featured at The New Literature from Europe Festival

Now in its 13th consecutive year, The New Literature from Europe Festival is an annual celebration of writing from across the European continent. Featuring readings and discussions between leading and emerging literary voices from Europe, and some of America’s foremost writers and critics, the Festival celebrates important new European literature in translation.  

Archit. & design.  Venice,  29/11/2016

Aftermath_Catalonia in Venice: Architecture Beyond Architects takes its leave of Venice

The 15th Venice Architecture Biennale closed its doors last Sunday, and with this the Catalan proposal Aftermath, supported by the Institut Ramon Llull in the Biennale’s Eventi Collaterali, said farewell to the Italian city. After Venice, the show will be coming to in Barcelona where, from 31st January to 26th March, it will be exhibited at Arts Santa Mònica.

Literature.  Barcelona,  08/11/2016

The work of 42 illustrators will be heading the Catalonia-Balearics presence at the Bologna Book Fair

The delegation from Catalonia and the Balearic Islands as guests of honour at the next Bologna Children’s and Young Adults’ Book Fair, to be held from 3 to 6 April 2017, is beginning to take shape. This morning saw the presentation of the basic outlines of this presence at what the Director of the Institut Ramon Llull (IRL), Manuel Forcano, described as “the most important event in the world in the children’s and young adults’ book sector”. 

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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