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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...
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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.
Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Lima 
24/02/2019 Performing

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 première Calma! at the festival, which is now in its 7th year, consolidating its place as a platform for artistic exchanges and featuring a new Torneig de Dramatúrgia Transatlàntic with artists from both sides of the Atlantic, in collaboration with the SGAE FoundationXesca Salvà, from Mallorca, will be presenting her show Cases and Javier Aranda, from Aragón, will be performing ...
17/01/2019 Performing

Chilean performing arts festival Santiago Off presents Focus FiraTàrrega for second year in a row

Catalan companies John Fisherman and Humanhood, as well as street arts expert Aïda Pallarès, will be taking part in the 2019 edition of Santiago Off, one of the benchmark performing arts festivals on the Ibero-American scene, which kicks off today and runs through 26 January in Santiago de Chile. Institut Ramon Llull is collaborating with this exchange by covering travel costs for the Catalan artists and experts.
26/12/2018 Cinema

Naomi Kawase and Isaki Lacuesta raise curtain on Filmmakers in Correspondence exhibition and audiovisual program at Paris’ Pompidou Center

The exhibition Filmmakers in Correspondence, which accompanies retrospectives of the oeuvres of Girona-born director Isaki Lacuesta and Japanese auteur Naomi Kawase, opens at the Pompidou Center in Paris tomorrow, Friday, November 23. Lacuesta, whose retrospective kicks off on November 26, has crafted two tailor-made installations for the show.

Ariadna Puiggené and Francesc Serés appointed to head up two Departments at the Institut Ramon Llull

On December 10, 2018, the Institut Ramon Llull’s Management Board appointed Ariadna Puiggené as the new Director of the Language and Universities Department and Francesc Serés as the new Director of the Creation Department. At the meeting, the Faber Arts, Sciences and Humanities Residency joined ranks with the Institut Ramon Llull as part of its strategic action plan and programming. In the future, the Faber will serve as the bedrock for launching a network of residencies ...
23/11/2018 Culture

Professor Maria Delgado, translator Artur Guerra and linguist Christer Laurén win Ramon Llull Foundation Prize

The Ramon Llull Foundation celebrated the seventh edition of the Ramon Llull International Award in Andorra today. The prize is awarded to individuals or institutions outside the Catalan-speaking territories who have striven to promote Catalan language and culture on the international stage. This year’s prizes went to Maria Delgado, the foremost British expert in Catalan cinema and theatre, Finnish linguist Christer Laurén, and Portuguese translator Artur Guerra. Laurén received ...
18/11/2018 Cinema

The Scotland Catalan Film Festival is back with the most recent contemporary Catalan cinema

The platform Cinemaattic has announced a new edition of SCAT (Scotland Catalan Film Festival), which is to be held from 2 to 5 November in Glasgow and from 13 to 18 November in the city of Edinburgh.  Once again this year, the festival shows the latest in Catalan cinema with short films, talks, poetry and other parallel events.  

Catalan live arts land in Quebec

The Catalan Ministry of Culture, through the Catalan Institute for Cultural Companies (ICEC), and its Catalan Arts internationalisation brand, with the Institut Ramon Llull, is organising a mission to Quebec in November to facilitate the participation of Catalan professionals in CINARS, a bienniale of performing arts and music, and the music festivals M pour Montréal and Mundial Montréal, and to provide support for the shows by the programmed Catalan groups.
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.
22/10/2018 Language

FC Barcelona and the Institut Ramon Llull renew their agreement for the external projection of Catalan language and culture

FC Barcelona and the Institut Ramon Llull (IRL) have agreed to renew the collaboration agreement held by both entities since 2012, with the aim of carrying out joint activities, aimed at the external projection of Catalan language and culture. This projection takes place through the organisation of different academic and cultural activities, related to Barça and Catalan culture, at universities abroad that include Catalan studies, the #XarxaLlull network.
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.
Buenos Aires 
08/10/2018 Literature

Barcelona City Council and the IRL sign the collaboration agreement with the Fundación El Libro of Buenos Aires

Barcelona will be the guest city at the 45th edition of the Buenos Aires International Book Fair, to be held from 25th April to 13th May 2019. In order to organize the programme of activities, a collaboration agreement was signed today at noon at the headquarters of the Institut de Cultura between Barcelona City Council, the IRL and the Fundación El Libro of Buenos Aires. In attendance at the meeting were the commissioner for Culture, Joan Subirats; the director of the IRL, Iolanda Batallé; ...
Buenos Aires, Argentina  
30/08/2018 Literature

Primeros invitados en el programa de Barcelona como ciudad invitada a la Feria Internacional del Libro de Buenos Aires 2019

Hoy jueves, 30 de agosto, a las 15 horas (9, hora Argentina), se han hecho públicos los primeros nombres de los participantes en la Feria Internacional del Libro de Buenos Aires 2019, de la que Barcelona es ciudad invitada de honor . El poeta Joan Margarit participará en la 14a edición del Festival de la poesía de la feria; Héctor Lozano, el guionista de la serie Merlín, presentará la novela Cuando éramos peripatéticos y Silvia ...
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. 
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