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24/02/2019. Catalan representatives at prestigious Sundance Film Festival
The Sundance Film Festival, held this year from 24 January to 3 February in Utah, featuring Catalan ...
18/02/2019. Catalan literature talks at the London Book Fair
Two different panels at the fair venue tackle Catalan literature featuring agent Bernat Fiol and wri...
20/07/2019. Pedro Azara to curate Catalonia's project for the 2019 Venice Biennale of Art
Catalonia will participate in the 58th edition of the Venice Biennale of Art as part of the Eventi C...
24/02/2019. 23 theatre and performance pieces at Temporada Alta Iberoamèrica, a festival that is more international than ever
Lluís Homar is taking Tierra Baja to Latin America and Guillem Albà will premiè...
24/02/2019 Cinema

Catalan representatives at prestigious Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival, held this year from 24 January to 3 February in Utah, featuring Catalan films with support from IRL. The festival has selected the Catalan film Paradise Hills to participate in the Next category, Adalamadrina in the International Short Films category and Knockstrike in Animated Short Films. It is a world-renowned independent film festival, featuring 73 shorts from 33 different countries.

Catalan literature talks at the London Book Fair

Two different panels at the fair venue tackle Catalan literature featuring agent Bernat Fiol and writer Albert Forns
07/02/2019 Performing

Call for applications for grants for artists’ mobility in performing arts

The public call for applications for Institut Ramon Llull grants for artists to travel abroad for performances outside of Catalonia in the performing arts in 2019 is now open. Applications will be accepted from 24 January through 7 February 2019 for activities taking place between 1 September 2018 and 31 May 2019.
24/01/2019 Performing

Focus on Catalan and Balearic Islands at French festival Reims Scènes d’Europe

The 10th annual Reims Scènes d’Europe festival, held 24 January to 7 February in Reims (France), will feature participants from Catalonia and the Balearic Islands. Many disciplines of the performing arts are included in this festival, such as music, dance and theatre, giving a full view of the contemporary European stage. With support from Institut Ramon Llull, La Veronal, El Conde de Torrefiel, Agnés Mateus, Quim Tarrida, Joana Gomila and Jansky will bring a taste of the latest ...
23/01/2019 Literature

Palau Baró de Quadras hosts launch of two volumes of Catalan playwriting translated into Spanish

On Wednesday 23 January, at 6 pm, we will be presenting “Dramatúrgia catalana contemporània” at Palau Baró de Quadras, the Institut Ramon Llull headquarters. This two-volume anthology published in conjunction with Mexican publishing house Paso de Gato features more than 20 texts by Catalan authors published between 2004 and the present, translated into Spanish.
23/01/2019 Cinema

Rotterdam Film Festival showing 7 Catalan films

International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), held 23 January to 3 February, will raise awareness of the Catalan film industry with support from Institut Ramon Llull. Catalan participation in this 47th edition of the festival includes the films Between Two Waters, The Days to Come, Karelia: International with Monument, Love Me Not and A Story Without Destiny and the short films Don’t Wake Me Up and the eyes empty and the pupils burning with rage and desire.
10/01/2019 Cinema

Emili Manzano presents El dia de la sípia at Centre Pompidou in Paris

The film El dia de la sípia, directed by Emili Manzano, follows writer Enrique Vila-Matas and artist Miquel Barceló over the course of one day in Paris. The film will be shown on 23 January at Centre Pompidou as part of the “Enjeux” programme. This annual event brings together university literary critics and journalists from France and abroad to discuss literature through unique works and voices. With support from Institut Ramon Llull.
13/12/2018 Language

University of Salamanca hosts Catalan Studies Day

The event will kick off with a lecture entitled “Narrative documents from the late Francoist period” delivered by Adolf Piquer Vidal, who holds a full professorship at the Universitat Jaume I in Castelló. This will be followed by “The mathematics of love; the chemistry of language: Pompeu Fabra’s call for codifying Catalan,” by the University of Girona’s Dr. Narcís Iglesias. Subsequently, Catalan language students will have the opportunity ...
12/12/2018 Visual Arts

Open Call for International Curatorial Residency Program at SAC

SAC International Curatorial Residency Program 2019 is the residency program at Barcelona’s Sant Andreu Contemporani, in collaboration with Fabra i Coats - Fàbrica de Creació and Institut Ramon Llull, available to international curators. As part of the program, we are announcing an open call for proposals to choose an international curator who will be part of the Miquel Casablancas Prize for the Visual Arts’ jury in 2019, and will later develop a curatorial project with ...
05/12/2018 Music

Cuarteto Casals brings Benet Casablancas’ “Widmung” to Berlin

To commemorate their twentieth anniversary, the Cuarteto Casals has launched an international cycle of concerts showcasing Beethoven’s complete oeuvre for string quartet. Each of the programs will also feature a world premiere by one of the six contemporary composers commissioned by the quartet to celebrate this occasion: Lucio Franco Amanti, Benet Casablancas, Aureliano Cattaneo, Matan Porat, Giovanni Sollima and Mauricio Sotelo. The series kicks off at the iconic Berlin Philharmonic on December ...
05/12/2018 Visual Arts

Artist Pep Duran showcases work at Miami Beach Untitled Art fair

Sculptor-cum-set designer Pep Duran has been chosen to present Backlot Constructions, a site-specific installation, for the Special Projects section of Miami Beach Untitled Art from December 5-9.   
03/12/2018 Cinema

Documentary by Luis Campo Vidal catapults Josep Maria Jujol onto international stage

Spearheaded by the Sant Joan Despí City Council and with participation from a range of organizations and institutions, the Jujol 140 Year is finally granting artist Josep Maria Jujol his rightful place on the international art scene.
29/11/2018 Language

Italian Association for Catalan Studies holds XII International Congress in Siena

The XII International Congress of the Italian Association for Catalan Studies (AISC) will begin this Thursday at the Università per Stranieri di Siena. In collaboration with the Institut Ramon Llull, “Specie di Spazi, Viaggi e Geografia” will host academics and scholars from across the organization’s University Network of Catalan studies abroad.
29/11/2018 Performing

Catalan and Balearic contemporary circus acts primed for LEME Festival in Ílhavo (Portugal)

The city of Ílhavo will stage the second edition of LEME, the Contemporary Circus Festival, over the coming days. The event is organized by 23 Milhas, an Ílhavo-based cultural transformation project that seeks to spark creativity and critical thinking and bridge the gap between creators and spectators.
29/11/2018 Music

Donallop, Biel Fiol and Tugores round off Rocher de Palmer's Balearic music showcase

Three artists from the Balearic Islands bring their Mediterranean beats to Le Rocher de Palmer tonight for the finale of the Bordeaux venue's Balearic music showcase. Following Miquel Brunet's production Ferments and the concert by Posidònia, Donallop, Biel Fiol, and Tugores will take to the stage on this occasion. 
27/11/2018 Literature

Jordi Lara and Marc Pastor visit Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL) with support from Institut Ramon Llull

The authors will give talks and participate in other activities during the week‑long fair. Lara, a fiction writer and journalist, is the author of six books, foremost among them the Serra d'Or Critics' Award-winning Mística conilla (Naked Mysticism). Marc Pastor is a crime and fantasy writer, whose four novels have been translated into several languages. The film adaptation of his L'any de la plaga (The Year of the Plague) premiered at this year's Sitges International Fantastic ...
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The Institut Ramon Llull

is a consortium that comprises the Generalitat de Catalunya (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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