28/08/2018. Artists selected for new Catalonian & Balearic Residency Programme
Dulce Duca, Cia. PakiPaya,  Collectivo Terzo Livello and Cia. Pau Palaus ...
27/08/2018. 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,...
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...
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20/07/2019 Visual Arts

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 Collaterali program with a project curated by Pedro Azara titled Losing Your Head (Idols). Catalonia's exhibition at the Venice Biennale, to open 11 May 2019, is produced by the Institut Ramon Llull.
26/10/2018 Culture

Iolanda Batallé, New Director of the Institut Ramon Llull

On Wednesday, September 26, the Institute Ramon Llull’s Governing Board named Iolanda Batallé the new director of the Institute. This writer and publisher will take the place of Manuel Forcano, who has occupied the position for the past two-and-a-half years.
10/10/2018 Literature

Catalan literature returns to the Frankfurt Book Fair

Catalan literature will be represented at the Frankfurt Book Fair with its own stand and numerous representatives from the publishing industry, the Department of Culture, the Institut Ramon Llull, Barcelona City Council, the Publishers’ Guild of Catalonia, the Catalan Publishers’ Association (with the support of the Catalan Institute for Cultural Companies, ICEC), and the Government of the Balearic Islands.
11/07/2018 Language

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 for Catalan Teachers, which is organised yearly by the Institut Ramon Llull. This year will be the 32nd edition. The Conference is held in collaboration with the University of the Balearic Islands and the Department of Participation, Culture and Sports of the Government of the Balearic Islands.
18/06/2018 Archit. & design

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’s participation in the 58th edition of the Venice Biennale Arte 2019 within the Eventi collaterali program. This will be the sixth time the IRL has presented Catalonia at the Venice Biennale Arte, which will take place from May 11 to November 24, 2019 and will be curated by Ralph Rugoff. 
24/05/2018 Visual Arts

RCR Arquitectes’ dream of La Vila comes to the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

This Thursday saw the inauguration at the Venice Architecture Biennale of RCR. Dream and Nature Catalonia in Venice, a project about RCR Arquitectes – winners of the 2017 Pritzker Architecture Prize – curated by journalist Pati Núñez, architect Estel Ortega and RCR Arquitectes. This project will represent Catalonia at the Venice Architecture Biennale within Eventi Collaterali until 25th November. This is the fourth time that the Institut Ramon Llull has promoted the presence ...
11/05/2018 Archit. & design

The space SIMON 100 is hosting a round table with previous curators of the Catalan presence at the Venice Architecture Biennale

Next Tuesday, 15th May, from 7 pm SIMON 100 (C/ Sancho de Ávila, 66) will be hosting the meeting between the curators of Catalan participation at the Architecture Biennale in the last few years. Félix Arranz, Josep Torrents, Jaume Prat, Jelena Prokopljević and Isaki Lacuesta will share with the public their experiences before and after being curators of the Catalan pavilion at the Architecture Biennale, which has been promoted by the Institut Ramon Llull since 2012.
03/05/2018 Archit. & design

The Institut Ramon Llull presents as Collateral Event 'RCR. Dream and Nature'

The Institut Ramon Llull presents as Collateral Event RCR. Dream and Nature_Catalonia in Venice, a project about the architecture firm, RCR Arquitectes - recipients of the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2017 - for the 16th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, that will run from May 26th to November 25th, 2018.
23/02/2018 Performing

Albert Serra makes his debut in German theatre with his new show Liberté

The film director Albert Serra is premiering his new play Liberté on 22nd February, a production by the prestigious Volksbühne and Andergraun Films in collaboration with the Institut Ramon Llull. It is the first major show by the Catalan artist in Germany and six performances of it have been programmed in February and March. The well-known Volksbühne theatre will also be screening the films Els tres porquets (The Three Little Pigs) and Història de la meva mort (Story of My ...
13/02/2018 Cinema

Catalonia, guest of honour at the Guadalajara International Film Festival-(FICG)

Catalonia will be the guest of honour at the forthcoming Guadalajara International Film Festival in Mexico, which will be held from 9 to 16 March this year. The festival is the leading cinema event on the calendar in Latin America. The quality and importance of the films that will be shown during the week, the stars who will be attending, the industry professionals who handle projects and business deals there and the thousands of spectators who attend make it an indispensable event in international ...
01/02/2018 Literature

Lyrikline incorporates fifteen new Catalan authors, among them five classics

The Goethe Institut and the Institut Ramon Llull have organized a presentation ceremony on Thursday 1 February at 7.30 pm at the Goethe Institut with poets Enric Casasses and Sabine Scho
11/01/2018 Literature

The programme 'Una mà de contes' presents two chapters created in the context of the Bologna Children’s and Young Adult Book Fair

Una mà de contes starts the year by presenting five new chapters, two of them created as a result of the collaboration with the Institut Ramon Llull at last year’s Bologna Children’s and Young Adult Book Fair, where Catalonia and the Balearic Islands were the guests of honour.
12/12/2017 Visual Arts

The Han Nefkens Foundation, the Escola Massana and the Institut Ramon Llull promote the international projection of Catalan artists

Artistic residencies are the best option for artists seeking international projection or who wish to develop their art internationally. With the aim of introducing students to the international scene and promoting exchange between professionals and students, the Han Nefkens Foundation and the Escola Massana are organizing an academic symposium made up of a session with the Rijksakademie and the presentation of the publication Apertus 0.1.
04/12/2017 Music

Maria del Mar Bonet continues to celebrate her 50 years in music with a concert in Egypt

On 4 December, Maria del Mar Bonet is giving a concert at the Cairo Opera House in Egypt, in which she will be accompanied by the percussionist Hossam Ramzy. The Mallorcan singer-songwriter is touring to commemorate her 50 years of performing on stage and to present her latest album, Ultramar.
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30/11/2017 Culture

The Ramon Llull Foundation presents awards to Romanian translator Jana Balacciu Matei, linguist John Landaburu and producer Manuel Llanes

The Ramon Llull Foundation has today in Andorra presented its awards designed to honour people or institutions from outside of the Catalan linguistic domain who have worked to drive the international promotion of Catalan language and culture. The award winners at this sixth edition are Romanian translator Jana Balaccui Matei; Andalusian cultural producer Manuel Llanes; and linguist John Landaburu. This last individual has been awarded with the Ramon Llull International Award for Catalan Studies ...
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