Institut Ramon Llull/ Newsletter # 84



Literature.  London,  29/05/2018

Book launch: Mercè Rodoreda's Death in Spring

The launch event for Mercè Rodoreda's Death in Spring will start at 7.30pm on 29 May at the Tate Modern in London. Colm Tóibín and Catalan writer Najat El Hachmi will both be participating in the event to read and discuss fragments of Death in Spring, followed by a musical performance. Death in Spring (translated by Martha Tennent and Introduction by Colm Tóibín) was published by world-renowned Penguin on 5 April 2018. Institute Ramon Llull have collaborated in this project.

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Music.  UK Tour,  03/05/2018

La Pegatina to perform in London, Manchester, and Edinburgh as part of world tour

Catalan energetic band La Pegatina will play in London on 30 April, in Manchester on 2 May, and in Edinburgh on 3 May.

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Maria Camahort Quintet new album launch and concert at Cervantes Theatre London

Maria Camahort Quintet presents her new album Iberian Colours in concert at the Cervantes Theatre in London at 6pm on Sunday 6 May 2018.

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Literature.  Ullapool, Scotland,  12/05/2018

Teresa Solana at Ullapool Book Festival 2018

Catalan novelist Teresa Solana will be at Ullapool Book Festival on Saturday, 12 May 2018 at 3:30pm, in a joint session with Gaelic author John D Urquhart. Simultaneous translation by Peter Bush (Catalan to English) and Morag Stewart (Gaelic to English) will be provided.

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Culture.  Cambridge,  15/05/2018

Talk by Matthew Tree: "Catalonia and how it got that way"

The Cambridge University Catalan Society will host a talk by Matthew Tree, English writer resident in Catalonia, on May 15 at 4:30pm at the Bowett Room at Queen's College in Cambridge. The talk will be followed by the announcement of the winners of the Floral Games, and an informal dinner at the Mill.

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Performing.  London,  23/05/2018

Theatrical Poetry: Actions, Dance, and Striptease. Two days celebrating the works of Joan Brossa

The Centre for Catalan Studies at Queen Mary University London and La Seca Espai Brossa, in collaboration with  Fundació Joan Brossa, and Pocio (Poesia i Acció), and with the support of Institute Ramon Llull, have organised a two-day event in celebration of the works of Joan Brossa, Catalan poet, playwriter and visual artist.


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Music.  Dublin, Edinburgh,  25/05/2018

Txarango in concert in Dublin and Edinburg

Txarango will play in Dublin on 25 May 2018 and in Edinburgh on 26 May 2018.

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Literature.  London,  03/06/2018

Pablo Salvaje and Miguel Bustos Shortlisted for the World Illustration Awards 2018

Two Catalan illustrators, Pablo Salvaje and Miguel Bustos, have been shortlisted for the world's most prestigious illustration awards: the World Illustration Awards 2018. Congratulations!



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