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 (07/02/2022)


Rules in PDF format. (Adobe Acrobat).


The purpose of this grant is to cover the expenses for travel, accommodation and/or equipment’s transportation for music or performing arts performances and/or tours outside Catalunya, having taken place between February 16th and August 31st 2022 and contributing to the presence of the Catalan cultural creativity abroad. Performances and tours must be subject to monetary compensation (fee/box office).

Performances and/or tours within the Catalan linguistic domain (but outside of Catalunya) are elegible.

Performances or tours cancelled due to Covid-19-related issues are also eligible to apply, as long as they meet the conditions established in the call. In the event of cancellation due to the pandemic, expenses paid out by grantees will be covered even if the object and purpose of the grant has not been fully or partially achieved, 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 their autonomous community

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

A performance is:

  • - A single event.
  • - Consecutive events at the same venue.

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


Self-employed individuals and legal entities that meet the requirements in the rules are eligible for these grants.

Application submission

Only one application per artist and call will be accepted.

The expenses associated with the performance or tour (completed or cancelled due to the pandemic) must have been paid for before submitting the application.

The minimum elegible amount per artist and call is €150.

The maximum elegible 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, taking into account the maximum elegible amount established for each grant in their 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.

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 authorities of the host countries, facilities, festivals, etc.

For single performances or a series of consecutive performances at the same venue, eligible expenses shall be travel expenses for the artist and technical team for the performance, transport of equipment, and accommodation.

Regarding the accommodation, nights elegible will be those of the performances and, if necessary, the night before the first performance. Accommodation en route for the artist(s) are also considered eligible expenses.

In the event the application does not include at least one performance outside of Spain, the amount for each grant can cover up to 100% of the expenses listed in the section 5 of the rules, up to €10,000.00 per artist per year.


The application will be available in the Institut Ramon Llull online system during the period of applications of the call.

a) For Spanish applicants:

Self-employed individuals and legal entities must appply through the Institut Ramon Llull online system.

b) For foreign applicants:

Spanish residents:I Self-employed individuals and legal entities must appply through the Institut Ramon Llull online system.

Non-resident foreign applicants must complete the authentication process through the Accreditation Request, with a username and a password. Institut Ramon Llull is in charge of securely providing a username and a password to anyone interested after verifying their identity. After receiving these credentials, individuals may submit their grant application.

Take into account the deadline when requesting credentials.


From June 29th until July 13th 2022



All applications can be viewed online on the online system


If you have any doubts about your application, contact:


Anna Fuster / Glòria Ayala

Performing arts

Esther Criado / Elisabeth Piqué / Glòria Ayala 


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