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Subtitling of performance texts, librettos and video art/video creation 2019

Grants awarded by the Institut Ramon Llull for subtitling of performance texts, librettos and video art/video creation 2019s

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.

This summary document is purely for information purposes. The applicant must consult the rules and the results of the call for applications.



The purpose of these guidelines is to govern the awarding of grants for the translation and/or adaptation for subtitling of performance texts, librettos and video art/video creation to be completed during the grant proposal year in order to favor and encourage their performance outside of Catalonia, provided that they fulfill the following requirements:

  • That the aim of the grant request is the translation and/or adaptation for subtitling of performance texts, libretto and video art/video creation by a Catalan author and originally written in Catalan, Aranese or Spanish.
  • That the performance text, libretto and video art/video creation subtitles have been translated and/or adapted within the period set out in the open call regulations.

This call for grant proposals does not cover subtitling of performing texts, librettos and video art/video creation into Catalan, Aranese or Spanish.


This grant is available to individuals/natural persons, self-employed individuals and legal entities that meet the requirements set out in these guidelines.


Only one application for each performance text, libretto and/or video art/video creation may be submitted regardless of the number of translations and/or subtitling for which the grant has been requested.

The maximum amount awardable for the translation and/or adaptation for subtitling of performance texts, librettos and video art/video creation is €3,500 per application.


These are solely and exclusively those corresponding to translation and/or adaptation for subtitling of performance texts, libretto and video art/video creation.


The application form is available at the Institut Ramon Llull’s electronic office from the day after the call’s announcement has been published at the DOGC till the 29th of July (both included).

a) 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.

    Individuals/natural persons and 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.

b) 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 credentials documentation is submitted, unless any changes are made. Upon receipt of the accreditation, the applicant may apply for a grant.


Files may be consulted at the virtual office.

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

To submit supporting documentation, see the guidance document.


To settle any doubts regarding applications, approach:

Esther Criado Valladares

A consortium of:

Generalitat de CatalunyaGovern Illes BalearsAjuntament de Barcelona

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