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Travel Arrangements: music

Grants awarded by the Institut Ramon Llull to cover travel expenses allowing musicians to perform abroad 2019


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 music, from the 1st of July to the 30th of December 2019, which contribute to the presence of the cultural creativity of Catalonia elsewhere, providing some monetary compensation is received (ticket/box office).

Artists are taken to mean both individual artists and musical ensembles.

Performances are taken to mean:

  • A single concert
  • Similar concerts at the same venue

Tours are taken to mean:

A series of consecutive performances by an artist in the musical sphere 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.

Application submission

Only one application may be submitted per artist in each call for applications.

The minimum amount that can be applied for is:

  • in the case of up to 2 people: 1,500.00 euros.
  • in the case of 3 or more people: 2,500.00 euros.

The maximum eligible amount is 10,000.00 euros per artist in each call for applications. In the case of higher education made up of 15 components, the maximum eligible amount is 17,000.00 euros per artist in each call for applications.

The maximum amount that can be granted to each artist in a year in calls for applications by the Institut Ramon Llull under these heads is 10,000.00 euros. In the case of higher education made up of 15 components, the maximum eligible amount that can be granted to an artist in a year in calls for applications by the Institut Ramon Llull under these headings is 15,000.00 euros.

Eligible expenses

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 a single concert or various similar concerts at the same venue, travel by the artist and the technical personnel necessary to stage the performance, transport of equipment and accommodation will be accepted as eligible expenses.

In the case of a tour, a single journey by the personnel, transport of equipment and accommodation will be accepted as eligible expenses.

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

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

Submission of applications

The application form is available at the Institut Ramon Llull’s electronic office once the call’s announcement has been published at the DOGC.

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 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.

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 for applications is from 13th June 2019 up to 2nd July 2019, both inclusive.


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.


To settle any doubts regarding applications, approach:

Lluc Silvestre

The Institut Ramon Llull

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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