Institut Ramon LLull

Grants for the mobility of artists in the fields of music and performing arts

Summary of the guidelines as published in the DOGC (official publication of the Catalan government) on January 23rd, 2024

This summary is for information purposes only and is not legally binding. The applicant must follow the specific guidelines and the announcement.



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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. The performances must have taken place between June 1st and December 10th, 2024, and must have contributed to the presence of the Catalan cultural creation abroad.

Eligible performances must meet the following requirements:

  • Single performances and tours must receive monetary compensation (fee/box office).

The following cases are not eligible for this call:

  • Performances that are not part of a professional field.
  • The attendance of a composer to performances or concerts.
  • The attendance to fairs and markets for showcasing.
  • Attendance and participation in congresses, conferences, seminars, academic events, events organized in the academic field, training courses or workshops.


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



Only one application per artist and call will be accepted.

The minimum eligible amount per artist and call is €1,000.

The maximum eligible amount per artist and call is:

  • €25,000.00
  • €12,500.00 for applications which don’t include a performance outside of Spain.

The minimum amount granted per applicant will be €600.00, as long as it has reached the minimum points established on base 9.

The amount granted may cover up to 100% of the eligible expenses, up to a maximum of €20,000 per artist per call and €10,000 in the case of applications which don’t include a performance outside of Spain.

Each application may include up to 5 activities. Each activity may consist of:

  • A single performance
  • A tour with up to 5 performances
  • Up to 5 consecutive performances at the same venue or festival

Applications which don’t include a performance outside of Spain may include up to 3 activities. Each activity may consist of:

  • A single performance
  • A tour with up to 3 performances
  • Up to 3 consecutive performances at the same venue or festival


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.

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.


The application process will be available through the Institut Ramon Llull virtual office during the period of applications of the call.

a) Spanish applicants (or those based in Spain):

Legal persons and self-employed persons must submit their applications and complete the rest of administrative procedures (granting and economic justification) only online through the through the Institut Ramon Llull online system and the applicable signature system.

b) Foreign applicants (self-employed individuals and non-resident juridical persons) who apply for the first time to a grant from Institut Ramon Llull need an accreditation. In the case they haven’t been provided one before, they need to request an accreditation.

Institut Ramon Llull will generate the certification and send it to non-resident foreign citizens securely after having verified their identification documentation. The certification will be valid for five years starting from the submission date of the documentation that certifies the identity of the interested party unless any changes arise. Once the applicant has received their certification, they may complete the grant application.

Please take into account that you should request your accreditation at least 72 hours before the application deadline.



May 23 th to June 6th, 2024.

We will be providing assistance to applicants until June 6th at 2pm.


The Director of the Ramon Llull Institute will make a decision within a maximum period of six months from the date of the publication of the call.

If the maximum period has elapsed without a final decision of the procedure being issued and notified, applicants may consider their applications rejected due to administrative silence.

The decision does not exhaust the administrative process. An appeal can be filed with the head of the Department of Culture within one month from the date of publication.



    Application must be completed through the virtual office. Applicants will have to attach all contracts related to the activities submitted and a brief description of the artistic project, including a link to a trailer or video (performing arts) or recording (music).




    You may access your file electronically through the virtual office.

    Additional documentation, where applicable, and supporting documentation may be submitted electronically through the virtual office.



    For any questions or concerns regarding applications, please contact:

    Music: Anna Fuster (,  Anaïs Brusau (, Glòria Ayala ( and Josep Villa (

    Performing arts: Elisabeth Piqué (, Diana Colom ( and Glòria Ayala (


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