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Artists’ mobility: Performing Arts

Grants awarded by the Institut Ramon Llull for the artists’ mobility in Performing Arts 2019



Summary of the legal regulations of the open call for applications for the giving of grants published at the DOGC on the 28th of December 2018. The applicant must consult the legal regulations and the resolution of the call for applications.


Travel, accommodation and/or transport of equipment for the purpose of giving performances and/or tours outside Catalonia in the field of performing arts, from the 1st of June 2019 to 31st of December 2019, which contribute to the presence of the cultural creativity of Catalonia elsewhere, providing some monetary compensation is received (ticket/box office).

Tours are taken to mean: A series of consecutive performances by an artist in different locations.


These grants are available to self-employed individuals and legal entities that meet the requirements set out in the legal regulations of the open call.


Only one application for each performance or touring may be submitted, which has to take place inside the period fixed at the open call.

It can be presented a maximum of 5 applications per artist for all the artists’ mobility calls published during 2019.

The minimum amount that can be applied for is 600€; the maximum amount is 10.000€.

The amount awarded to each grant application can be up to 100% of the eligible expenditures established in regulation 5, up to 10.000 annual euros for each artist. The maximum amount that can be annually awarded to each artist through the Institut Ramon Llull open calls for the expenditures of traveling, freight expenses ad accommodation is of 10.000€

The minimum amount that can be assigned to each application -provided that the minimum score established in regulation 9 is reached – will be 500€.


These are solely and exclusively those corresponding to accommodation, travel and/or transport of equipment which have not been borne by a third party.

In the case of accommodation, the nights of the performances and, if appropriate, the night before the first performance may be counted as eligible expenses.

Accommodation for the artist on route is also counted as an eligible expense.

In case that the grant is requested for a performance programed in a venue during a specific season, the only eligible expenditure will be the housing and the freight expenses, and the traveling expenses to the location where the performance takes place as well as the returning trip for each of the members of the company.

Business traveling or first-class traveling expenses, expenses of artists’ fees, visas, fuel, freeway tolls, taxis, urban transportation, packaging, parking, insurances and other expenses are not eligible expenses of this grant.


The application form is available at the Institut Ramon Llull’s electronic office once the call’s announcement has been published at the DOGC to the 25th of June 2019, both included.

Spanish applicants:

  • Legal entities must submit the application and take the other steps associated with the procedure for granting and justifying subsidies online, using the Institut Ramon Llull’s electronic office and the corresponding signature system.
  • Freelance/self employed individuals should preferably submit applications online, using the electronic office of the Institut Ramon Llull. They may also do so in person.
    In the latter case, applications on paper must be submitted at:
    • Post offices, using the administrative post system
    • In person at the offices in Barcelona: Institut Ramon Llull Avinguda Diagonal, 373 08008 Barcelona (Spain)
    • At any of the registries and offices specified in article 38.4 of the legal system governing public authorities and administrative procedure act, Law 30/1992 of 26th November 1992.

Foreign applicants:

In the case of foreign applicants (non-resident self-employed individuals and legal entities) requesting a grant for the first time at the Institut Ramon Llull: - an accreditation is needed. If the applicant does not have an accreditation at their disposal, a request for accreditation must be submitted.

The Institut Ramon Llull will be responsible for producing the accreditation and for ensuring its safe arrival to the non-resident foreign citizens after having verified the documentation accrediting their identity. The accreditation is valid for five years starting from the date the documentation verifying the identity of the person concerned is submitted, provided no changes are made. Upon receipt of the accreditation, the applicant may apply for a grant.

If necessary, bear in mind the time required for the accreditation to be put into effect.


The period available for applications is from the day after the call’s announcement has been published at the DOGC up to the 25th of June 2019, both included.


Files may be consulted at the electronic office.

Additional documentation, if appropriate, and supporting documentation, can be submitted via the electronic office.

To submit supporting documentation, see the guidance document.


For any doubt you might have, please contact:

Glòria Ayala: / Ester Criado: / Elisabeth Piqué:

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