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20/10/2018. Míriam Cano, invited to the 22nd Poetry Africa Festival in South Africa
The 22nd edition of the Poetry Africa Festival, a literary event that includes recitals, talks, semi...
19/10/2018. Catalan Cinema’s Radical Years, 1968–1978 featured in The MoMA Film Series
This series traces 10 revolutionary years in the history of Catalan cinema: the period between 1968 ...
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...
26/10/2018. Iolanda Batallé, New Director of the Institut Ramon Llull
On Wednesday, September 26, the Institute Ramon Llull’s Governing Board named Iolanda Batall&e...
20/10/2018 Literature

Míriam Cano, invited to the 22nd Poetry Africa Festival in South Africa

The 22nd edition of the Poetry Africa Festival, a literary event that includes recitals, talks, seminars and workshops, will be held in Durban (South Africa) from 15th to 20th October. The Catalan poet Míriam Cano will be taking part in four events accompanied by authors from all over the world.
New York 
19/10/2018 Cinema

Catalan Cinema’s Radical Years, 1968–1978 featured in The MoMA Film Series

This series traces 10 revolutionary years in the history of Catalan cinema: the period between 1968 and 1978, when the fate of Spain—and Catalonia’s place in it—lay in the balance. The death of General Francisco Franco on November 20, 1975, and the ascension of Juan Carlos I to the throne made possible the nation’s transition from brutal dictatorship to fragile democracy. The Catalan language, after nearly a half-century of censorship, could once again be expressed freely ...
19/10/2018 Visual Arts

Illustrator Sonia Alins wins the Gold Award at Frankfurt

The Catalan illustrator Sonia Alins wins the highest award in the category of Advertising and Editorial Illustration in the Global Illustration Award 2018, organized by the Frankfurt Book Fair
Poznan (Poland)  
11/10/2018 Language

The Catalan Studies Centre at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan is organizing the symposium Language, Literature and Nation

Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan (Poland) is today inaugurating the symposium Language, Literature and Nation, organized by that university’s Catalan Studies Centre. This academic gathering will take an in-depth look at the diversity of the Catalan, Basque, Valencian and Balearic literary cultures.
United Kingdom 
28/08/2018 Performing

Artists selected for new Catalonian & Balearic Residency Programme

Dulce Duca, Cia. PakiPaya,  Collectivo Terzo Livello and Cia. Pau Palaus have been chosen by SeaChange Arts to take part in the residency program for artists and troupes from Catalonia and the Balearic Islands. With the support of Institut d'Estudis Baleàrics, Institut Ramon Llull and Trapezi, the Catalan circus festival, they will undertake a residency from October 2018 to June 2019. 
27/08/2018 Performing

The IRL organizes a panel session with Catalan participation at the 12th Internationale Tanzmesse in Dusseldorf

The IRL has scheduled a panel session under the title Dance and Architecture in Catalonia: Creation, public sphere, cultural legacy and landscape during the 12th edition of the Internationale Tanzmesse in Dusseldorf (Germany). The event will be held on 31st August at 17:30 and will be attended by choreographers Cesc Gelabert and Magí Serra. It will be presented and chaired by academic Ester Vendrell. During the festival, Catalan dancers and dance companies, such as Colectivo Lamajara, Iron ...
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.
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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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