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News & Activities
Performing.  United Kingdom,  23/10/2017

ATRESBANDES theatre company on tour around UK

Award winning Catalan company ATRESBANDES bring their critically acclaimed piece Locus Amoenus on tour around UK, exploring the idea of paradise through the meeting of three strangers on a train that’s about to crash
Cinema.  22/10/2017

Roser Corella's documentary Grab and Run, US premiere at DOC LA

Since Kyrgyzstan gained its independence in 1991, there has been a revival of the ancient practice of Ala-Kachuu, which translates roughly as “grab and run”. 
Music.  USA,  21/10/2017

Latin Grammy Nominees Las Migas on Tour in the US

Las Migas is unique among Spanish music groups, with a fascinating blend of Flamenco and Mediterranean styles that combines classic and contemporary rhythms, and melodies that range from powerful to passionate to playful. Las Migas' album Vente conmigo has been nominated for the 2017 Latin Grammys.
Literature.  Toronto,  19/10/2017

Mireia Calafell and Eduard Márquez at Toronto’s 38th International Festival of Authors

This year, the Catalan poet Mireia Calafell will join Toronto's International Festival of Authors (IFOA), showcasing her work at two events with the support of Institut Ramon Llull. The Catalan author Eduard Márquez will also participate at IFOA, joining Calafell for the reading Around the World.
Cinema.  Cambridge,  19/10/2017

Camera Catalonia at the Cambridge Film Festival

Cambridge Film Festival celebrates its 37th edition from 19 to 26 October. Back by popular demand, the festival continues its focus on Camera Catalonia. For the sixth time, the festival features contemporary Catalan cinema and highlights the varied and creative output arising from one of Europe’s oldest cultures, with the support of the Institut Ramon Llull. Featuring two UK premieres ...
Music.  London,  14/10/2017

Nocturnal City: London-Barcelona Feat. Ikonika, Siren Djs and more, at Somerset House Studios

Home to one of Europe’s most vibrant club scenes, Barcelona is a city artists, DJs and producers from all over the world come to connect and to party. Sonar Festival has played an essential role in the development of electronic music, technology and artistic innovation. But the independent cultural scene is also growing, with Barcelona’s local creators exploring new territories and pushing ...
Literature.  New York,  06/10/2017

Mònica Batet, writer in residence at Ledig House

Mònica Batet will be Ledig House’s second Catalan writer in residence this season, following Marta Carnicero. Thanks to a collaboration that began between Institut Ramon Llull, ART OMI, and the Han Nefkens Foundation in 2010, which has recently been signed as a formal commitment, Mònica Batet will stay from October 6 to November 2 with the support of Institut Ramon Llull.
Visual Arts.  London,  29/09/2017

OFFF FESTIVAL COMES TO LONDON

This year, in partnership with London-based creative company Poke, OFFF have curated an incredible line-up of speakers for the inaugural London festival that represent the best in design and creative thinking today. Barcelona based design agency  Mucho, the Catalan design handcrafted studio Lo siento and the graphic designer Marta Cerdà Alimbau from Barcelona ...
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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.
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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.
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