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13/12/2018. University of Salamanca hosts Catalan Studies Day
The event will kick off with a lecture entitled “Narrative documents from the late Francoist p...
12/12/2018. Open Call for International Curatorial Residency Program at SAC
SAC International Curatorial Residency Program 2019 is the residency program at Barcelona’s Sa...
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...
26/12/2018. 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 Gi...
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12/02/2016 Literature

The Institut Ramon Llull is organizing the first Literary Translation Seminar for Russian students in Moscow

The IRL’s Area of Language and Universities and Area of Literature and Thought are organizing, together with Lomonosov Moscow State University (MGU), the 1st Literary Translation Seminar for young Russian speakers. The programme aims to train young Russian-speaking university students in the world of Catalan translation, and its chief aim is to ensure the spread of previously untranslated Catalan literature among the Russian public.
22/10/2015 Literature

The International Festival of Authors of Toronto presents special focus on Catalan literature and culture

Toronto’s International Festival of Authors, which runs October 22–November 1, 2015, is delighted to present a thematic focus on Catalan literature and culture. Festival attendees will have the opportunity to engage with talented Catalan authors Anna Aguilar-Amat, Flavia Company, Marc Pastor, Jordi Puntí, Toni Sala, Martí Sales, Francesc Serés and Teresa Solana in a series of readings, round tables, interviews and a number of special events, all offering essential ...
18/09/2015 Literature

Joan Sales’s classic Uncertain Glory will be in German bookshops on 28th September

This autumn German readers will be able to read one of the classics of Catalan literature: Uncertain Glory, by Joan Sales. A novel of ethics and ideas, considered one of the best books about the Civil War, Uncertain Glory will be in German bookshops on 28th September, published by Hanser and translated by Kirsten Brandt. 
New York 
10/09/2015 Literature

Catalan author Marina Espasa, at the Ledig House International Writers Residency

Since its founding in 1992, Writers Omi at Ledig House has hosted hundreds of authors and translators, representing more than fifty countries. The colony's strong international emphasis reflects the spirit of cultural exchange that is part of Ledig's enduring legacy. 
15/06/2015 Literature

Pep Guardiola pays tribute to Martí i Pol in Munich with the Institut Ramon Llull and the Goethe Institut

The former manager of FC Barcelona and current manager of Bayern Munich, Josep Guardiola, will be introducing the German public to the figure of Miquel Martí i Pol, one of the most important voices of Catalan literature. The poet plays an important part in Guardiola’s life and work and he will be reading some of his poems and talking about what the “people’s poet” means to him. The event, which will take place on 30 June, is organised by the Institut Ramon Llull and ...
20/03/2015 Language

Laia Serret: “The most gratifying thing is writing about places that are now part of my personal geography”

Laia Serret (Tarragona, 1987) has just won the “El català pel món” (Catalan in the World) Prize awarded by the Godall Edicions publishing house. She has a degree in Catalan Philology and Literary Studies from Barcelona University. For a year and a half she has been living in Szeged, Hungary, where she works as a Catalan teacher. She applied for the job because she was attracted by the country and this region of Europe. She thought that it would be a very enriching experience, ...
13/11/2014 Literature

Anna Ballbona: “When you are able to devote a long time to a story you make things happen to you that perfectly match what you are writing”

The writer Anna Ballbona, who was chosen to make a literary stay at Ledig House in Hew York as part of the Writers OMI programme – which has the support of the Institut Ramon Llull and falls within the OMI International Arts Center – has returned from the USA with renewed energy. After three weeks living with other international authors, her new novel is beginning to take shape and she tells us how her experience in America also featured chickens.
16/09/2014 Literature

The Gothenburg Book Fair Will Host the Voices from Catalonia Programme

The Gothenburg Book Fair, which will be held from 25th to 28th September, has invited 10 Catalan authors under the title Voices from Catalonia, organised by both the Fair and the Institut Ramon Llull. This programme is the fruit of two years of joint labour. Last year the IRL invited a group of Swedish editors and translators to discover first hand Catalan literature and the Catalan publishing sector. As a result of the visit, new translations into Swedish have recently been published of In Diamond ...
04/06/2014 Literature

Gemma Gorga and Francesc Serés recount their experiences as writers in residence abroad

On Tuesday Gemma Gorga and Francesc Serés shared the experiences as writers in residence abroad which they have had in the United States, India, France and Ireland as part of the Diàlegs al Llull. The literary critic Bernat Puigtobella, who acted as chairman, asked them if at any time they had had to explain what Catalan culture is, and they both said no.
26/09/2013 Literature

The IRL is warming up for the Gothenburg Book Fair, which next year will be spotlighting Catalonia

The Institut Ramon Llull will be present at the Gothenburg Book Fair, being held from 26th to 29th September, to prepare the Catalan focus that the fair has programmed for next year. The representatives of the IRL will be meeting Scandinavian publishers to present the work of Catalan authors to them and they will be making contact with the people in charge of Swedish cultural facilities and institutions. This visit “in situ” will complement the contacts that were made last July when ...

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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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