Institut Ramon LLull

Artists’ mobility: music and performing arts

Grants awarded by Institut Ramon Llull
for the mobility of artists for performances in the field of music and the performing arts

Summary of the rules governing the public call to award grants published in the DOGC (29/12/2020)

Rules

Rules in PDF format. (Adobe Acrobat).

Announcement

PURPOSE

To cover expenses for travel, accommodation and/or transport of equipment to give performances and/or go on tour outside the Catalan linguistic domain in the field of music and the performing arts, from 16th Mai through 31th August 2021, contributing to the presence of the Catalan cultural creativity abroad, providing some monetary compensation is received (fee/box office).

They also include performances and / or tours within the Catalan linguistic domain if they take place outside the autonomous community of the artist or group

Performances or tours cancelled due to the Covid-19 health crisis are also eligible to apply for grants through this call, as long as they meet the conditions established in the call. For activities cancelled due to the pandemic, expenses paid out by grantees shall be covered even if the object and purpose of the grant has not been achieved, in full or part, as long as it is not possible to get a refund for said expenses.

Grantees must have performed at least 10 times in the 4 years prior to the call. Artists and/or groups created within the past 4 years or with more than 12 members must have performed at least 5 times outside the autonomous community

An artist is either an individual artist, group, band, company or troupe.

A performance is:

  • - A one-off event.
  • - Consecutive events at the same venue.

A tour is a series of consecutive performances by an artist in different locations.

GRANTEES

Individuals, self-employed individuals and legal entities that meet the requirements laid out in these rules are eligible for these grants.

Application submission

Only one application per artist and call.

The expenses associated with the performance or tour (completed or cancelled due to the Covid-19 health crisis) must have been paid out before submitting the application.

The minimum amount per artist and call is €150.

The maximum amount per artist and call is €20,000.

The amount granted may cover up to 100% of the eligible expenses, up to a maximum of €20,000 per artist per call.

Each artist may only be granted a total of €20,000 from Institut Ramon Llull, even if submitting applications for several calls, without prejudice to the maximum award established for each grant in the specific rules.

Eligible expenses

Eligible expenses for grants are exclusively those related to accommodation, travel, and transportation of the freight (including expenses of temporary admission of goods and documents issued for that purpose) that have not been covered by a third party. For activities cancelled due to the exceptional situation caused by Covid-19, the only eligible expenses shall be those paid out by grantees, even if the object and purpose of the grant has not been achieved, in full or part, if it is not possible to get a refund for said expenses and the applicant has not been offered vouchers for future travel or accommodations in return.

Eligible expenses also include

- Where applicable, expenses directly or indirectly related to obtaining an entry visa and / or work permit in the country where the artistic action (s) are carried out, provided that such expenses do not exceed 40% of the requested amount.

- Expenses arising from COVID-19 diagnostic tests carried out prior to travel, in the event that they are required by the competent authorities of the destination countries, facilities, festivals, etc.

For one-off performances or a series of consecutive performances at the same venue, eligible expenses shall be travel expenses for the artist and technical team needed for the performance, transport of equipment, and accommodations.

For accommodations, the nights of the performances and, if necessary, the night before the first performance are eligible expenses.

Accommodations en route for the artist are also considered eligible expenses.

SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS

a) For Spanish applicants:

Individuals and self-employed individuals, preferably online using the Institut Ramon Llull online system.

The face-to-face channel may also be used, by submitting the application at the Barcelona headquarters registry (Avenida Diagonal, 373, 08008 Barcelona) or at any of the registries and offices established in article 16.4 of Law 39 / 2015, of October 1, of Common Administrative Procedure of Public Administrations. In the case of submitting the application on paper, the standardized form can be found in the registry of the Institut Ramon Llull and on the Internet at the website http://www.llull.cat

Legal entities, only online using the Institut Ramon Llull online system.

b) For foreign applicants:

Spanish residents:

Individuals and self-employed individuals, preferably online using the Institut Ramon Llull online system.

Legal entities, only online using the Institut Ramon Llull online system.

Non-resident foreign applicants that submit applications online must identify themselves on the online system with a username and password. Institut Ramon Llull shall securely provide a username and password to anyone interested after verifying their identity. After receiving these credentials, individuals may submit their grant application.

If necessary, take into account the deadline when requesting credentials.

DEADLINES FOR SUBMISSION

From 7th to 21th September 2021.

ONLINE PROCEDURE

CONSULTING AND SUBMITTING DOCUMENTS

All applications can be viewed online on the online system

CONTACT

If you have any doubts about your application, contact:

Music

Lluc Silvestre  lsilvestre@llull.cat / Glòria Ayala gayala@llull.cat 

Performing arts

Esther Criado ecriado@llull.cat / Elisabeth Piqué epique@llull.cat / Glòria Ayala gayala@llull.cat 

 

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