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27/06/2018. Grant application process open for the illustration of child and adolescent literary works abroad
L'Institut Ramon Llull has opened a tender process for subsidies for the publication of child an...
22/06/2018. Grant application process open for the promotion of Catalan and Aranese literature abroad
Grants are being awarded for activities in 2018 to promote Catalan and Aranese literature outside th...
11/07/2018. Palma will host the 32nd International Conference for Catalan Teachers organised by the IRL
The University of the Balearic Islands will host, from 17 to 20 July, the International Conference f...
18/06/2018. The IRL calls a selection process for curation proposals for Catalonia’s participation in the Venice Biennale Arte 2019
The Institut Ramon Llull has called a selection process to choose a curation proposal for Catalonia&...
27/06/2018 Literature

Grant application process open for the illustration of child and adolescent literary works abroad

L'Institut Ramon Llull has opened a tender process for subsidies for the publication of child and adolescent illustrated literary works abroad in 2018. The only subsidisable expense is the illustrator's remuneration at a maximum of €1,500. For this tender process, the tender presentation period start the day after the date of publication in the Official Journal of the Government of Catalonia until 15 October 2018, both included.
22/06/2018 Literature

Grant application process open for the promotion of Catalan and Aranese literature abroad

Grants are being awarded for activities in 2018 to promote Catalan and Aranese literature outside the linguistic territories of both countries. Applicants must consult the process rules, which can be found on the IRL website, and submit the online application before the established deadlines.
27/03/2018 Cinema

10th Catalan Film Festival at University of Massachusetts Amherst

The University of Massachusetts at Amherst is hosting its 10th Catalan Film Festival, Catalonia Now. 
03/03/2018 Visual Arts

Martí Cormand - Formalizing their concept: After Levine, After Evans

Solo exhibition 'Formalizing their concept: 'After Levine, After Evans' at Josée Bienvenu Gallery' opens January 20, 2018, on view through March 3, 2018.
25/02/2018 Language

Cambridge University Catalan Society Foundational Dinner

The Cambridge University Catalan Society (CUCat) will celebrate its recent foundation with a dinner on Sunday, 25 February at 7pm for 7:30pm at the Old SCR, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge.
23/02/2018 Language

Workshop for UK and Ireland-based Catalan Tutors

Ramon Llull Institute and the University of Liverpool present the Workshop for UK and Ireland-based Catalan Tutors: Innovation and Teaching Methodologies in Foreign Language Classes, which runs from 22-23 February at the University of Liverpool, UK.
Alger, Algeria  
23/02/2018 Music

Musicians Chicuelo and Mezquida take their Conexión to Algeria

On 23rd February the Boualem Bessaih opera house in Algiers will be the venue for the performance by the pianist from Menorca Marco Mezquida and the Catalan guitarist Chicuelo. In a performance organized jointly by the Institut Ramon Llull and the Agence Algérienne pour le Rayonnement Culturel (AARC), in collaboration with the Mediterranean Fair of Manresa, the musicians will be presenting Conexión, a disc that fuses jazz with flamenco.
19/02/2018 Literature

The Majorcan poet Carles Rebassa, invited to the Cairo Literature Festival

For six days Cairo (Egypt) will be the venue for the Cairo Literature Festival, a competition organized by the independent cultural association Sefsafa Culture and Publishing Arts. With the participation of authors from nearly 30 different countries in its last edition, the festival clearly aims to be international and has presented internationally renowned writers such as Orhan Pamuk and Peter Laugesen. The special focus of this year’s festival will be immigration. 
16/02/2018 Visual Arts

The prestigious National Gallery in Prague is mounting an exhibition by Patrícia Dauder

Patrícia Dauder, from Barcelona, is exhibiting Surface at the National Gallery in Prague. It is a series of drawings, objects and photographs that seek the abstraction of perceptions and the handling of the material. Surface will open on 16th February and will run until 9th September. 
Recoleta, Chile 
16/02/2018 Music

Majorcan group Zulu Zulu takes its African rhythms to Chile

The fourth edition of the Womad Chile Festival, which takes place in the Chilean city of Recoleta on February 16, 17 and 18, will host the performance of the Mallorcan Zulu Zulu group. On the first day of the festival, the band will present Defensa Zebra, its debut album published in 2017.
15/02/2018 Performing

Marc Rosich presents the show ‘Ocaña, Queen of the Rambles’ in Berlin

Catalan stage manager Marc Rosich takes to the stage at the Neuköllner Oper in Berlin with his new show ‘Ocaña, Queen of the Rambles’. The show is a tribute to the legendary figure of José Pérez Ocaña, a painter and LGBT activist famous for his performances in Barcelona. The show will open on 15th February and run until 3rd March.
15/02/2018 Cinema

The Berlin International Film Festival to show five Catalan films

Five Catalan productions will have a space at the 68th edition of the Berlinale, the Berlin International Film Festival, which will be held in the German capital from 15 to 25 February 2018. To be shown are Sunday’s Illness by Ramón Salazar, Thirty Souls by Diana Toucedo, Meritxell Colell’s debut film Facing the Wind and the film Theatre of War by Lola Arias. The Bookshop by Isabel Coixet will have its international premiere at the Berlinale Special Gala.
New York 
12/02/2018 Literature

The competition is open for the writers’ residency of the Art Omi: Writers – Ledig House programme in New York

The Institut Ramon Llull is opening the competition to choose two writers of Catalan literature who wish to take part in the Art Omi: Writers – Ledig House programme in New York, which this year will take one in the spring and the other in the autumn. This is the eighth year in which the IRL has collaborated with the programme, which presents the opportunity to take part in a gathering with professionals from all over the world. This competition, open until 12th February, is organized jointly ...
St. Petersburg  
10/02/2018 Visual Arts

Salvador Dalí and Marcel Duchamp, together in an exhibit

This special exhibition invites you to examine the relationship between Salvador Dalí and the father of conceptual art, Marcel Duchamp. The first exhibit dedicated to their friendship and its influence on the work of both artists, Dalí/Duchamp explores the common ground, both personal and aesthetic, shared by these two modern icons.
08/02/2018 Visual Arts

Before Projection: Video Sculpture 1974-1995

Antoni Muntades explores monitor-based sculpture with Before Projection: Video Sculpture 1974-1995, shining a spotlight on a historical moment and a body of work in the history of media art that has been largely overlooked since its inception.  
04/02/2018 Music

Mezzo-soprano Anna Alàs presents Handel’s Jephtha, with nine performances programmed in Germany

The prestigious Hesse state theatre and opera house, in the German city of Wiesbaden, will be the venue for nine performances by the Catalan Anna Alàs in February, March and April. The mezzo-soprano will perform Handel’s Jephtha, an oratorio based on the Old Testament story of Jephtha. 
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