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Press release
Archit. & design.  05/10/2017

The City of Barcelona, guest of honour at the Buenos Aires International Biennial of Architecture

The city of Barcelona is the guest of honour at the Buenos Aires International Biennial of Architecture, to be held from 9 th to 20 th October at the Usina del Arte in the city. This Biennial has been held since 1985 and it has become one of the most important events in the region, a pioneer of Latin American Biennials and recognized as being one of the top three, along with Venice and São Paulo.

Literature.  Barcelona,  11/09/2017

The Institut Ramon Llull joins in Catalan Book Week with the visit of 16 foreign publishers and a translation bookshop

From 11th to 15th September the mission of foreign publishers and literary agents that the Institut Ramon Llull has organized for the past 10 years, entitled Making Catalan Literature Travel for International Publishers and Agents, is back.

Language.  Palma,  03/09/2017

The first Language Stay on the Balearic Islands gets under way

The Institut Ramon Llull (IRL), in conjunction with the University of the Balearic Islands, is organising a Summer Language Stay in Palma from 3 to 15 September. The programme is aimed at people keen to improve their knowledge of the Catalan language and culture and to discover the city of Palma and the island of Mallorca.

Performing.  Amersfoort,  24/08/2017

“Viva Catalonia!” at the Spoffin festival in Amersfoort

The Dutch Spoffin festival is making a strong commitment to Catalan and Balearic companies in this year’s edition, so much so that they represent 80% of the entire programme. The Catalan and Balearic showcase, entitled “Viva Catalonia!”, has shows by eight street performing arts companies that include theatre, circus and dance. 

Language.  16/08/2017

Second novice translators’ mentorship by the IRL and the American Literary Translators Association

The IRL and the ALTA (American Literary Translators Association) are to resume their collaboration for the second mentorship project (2017-2018), after the first pilot project in 2015-2016. The aim of the programme is to enable an experienced translator and a novice to work together on a common literary translation project from Catalan into English over one academic year.

Archit. & design.  Barcelona,  04/08/2017

The IRL publishes the rules for contracting a co-curatorship service for the Venice Architecture Biennale

The Institut Ramon Llull has published the rules for contracting a co-curatorship service to draw up, together with the RCR architects’ studio, and based on its work, the curatorial proposal for the participation of Catalonia in the Eventi Collaterali of the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale. In this edition Catalonia will be represented by RCR Arquitectes, the studio that recently won the Pritzker Prize.

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The Institut Ramon Llull is a consortium that comprises the Generalitat (Government of Catalonia), Balearic Islands Government and the Barcelona City Council, and its mission is the promotion of Catalan language and culture abroad.
Generalitat de Catalunya Govern de les Illes Balears Ajuntament de Barcelona
The IRL forms part of the Fundació Ramon Llull, which was established by the Government of Andorra, the Ramon Llull Institute, General Council of the Eastern Pyrenees, the city of Alghero, Balearic Islands Towns and Entities Network and the group of Valencian Cities, and has its central offices in Andorra.
Fundació Ramon Llull