News. Institut Ramon Llull News. Institut Ramon Llullen-ENInstitut Ramon Llull<![CDATA[Iolanda Batallé, new Director of Institut Ramon Llull]]>31/12/2018
On Wednesday, September 26, the Institute Ramon Llull’s Governing Board named writer and publisher Iolanda Batallé the new director of the Institute. Batallé takes the place of Manuel Forcano, who has occupied the position for the past two-and-a-half years.  

On September 26 the Institute Ramon Llull’s Governing Board approved the appointment of a new Director.

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<![CDATA[Benet Casablancas & the London Sinfonietta release The Art of Ensemble CD]]>Música. London, 30/11/2018
Benet Casablancas & the London Sinfonietta, conducted by German conductor Felix Krieger, release "The Art of Ensemble", a CD that gives insight into Casablancas’ recent musical writings by exploring six ensemble works written between 2010 and 2014. Details about the UK presentation for the CD in collaboration with Institute Ramon Llull will follow shortly.









CD launch event details in collaboration with Institute Ramon Llull to follow.


]]>2018-11-30 00:00:00.0<![CDATA[Artists selected for new Catalonian & Balearic Residency Programme]]>Escèniques. United Kingdom, 29/11/2018
Dulce DucaCia. PakiPaya Collectivo Terzo Livello and Cia. Pau Palaus have been chosen by SeaChange Arts to take part in the residency program for artists and troupes from Catalonia and the Balearic Islands. With the support of Institut d'Estudis BaleàricsInstitut Ramon Llull and Trapezi, the Catalan circus festival, they will undertake a residency from October 2018 to June 2019. 

SeaChange will support these Catalan and Balearic artists to develop shows, not only for Spanish, but for English speaking audiences

]]>2018-11-29 00:00:00.0<![CDATA[The Institut Ramon Llull presents as Collateral Event: RCR. Dream and Nature_Catalonia in Venice]]>Arquit. i disseny. Venezia, 25/11/2018
The Institut Ramon Llull presents as Collateral Event RCR. Dream and Nature_Catalonia in Venice, a project about the architecture firm, RCR Arquitectes - recipients of the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2017 - for the 16th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, that will run from May 26th to November 25th, 2018.


Collateral Event of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition

La Biennale di Venezia

May 26th to November 25th, 2018


]]>2018-11-25 00:00:00.0<![CDATA[In Conversation with Pep Guardiola]]>Cultura. Liverpool, 21/11/2018
Catalan professional football manager and former football player, Pep Guardiola, will deliver 2018's Peer Annual Lecture during the E. Allison Peers Symposium at the University of Liverpool, on 21 November 2018 at 4.45pm. This lecture is in collaboration with Insitut Ramon Llull.

21 November 2018


University of Liverpool

Registration is free but mandatory

]]>2018-11-21 00:00:00.0<![CDATA[LXIV Anglo-Catalan Society Annual Conference]]>Pensament. Bristol, 10/11/2018
The LXIV Anglo-Catalan Society annual conference will be held at the University of Bristol from 9th to 11th November 2018.

9-11 November 2018

University of Bristol, UK

]]>2018-11-10 00:00:00.0<![CDATA[SCAT- Scotland Catalan Film Festival- Glasgow and Edinburgh]]>Cinema. Glasgow and Edinburgh, 05/11/2018

Cinemaattic’s Catalan Film Festival returns to Scotland bigger than ever with ten days celebrating Catalan culture. The festival runs from 2-5 November in Glasgow and 13-18 November in Edinburgh. Scotland Catalan Film Festival is back with a new name – SCAT –  and an extended programme of films where music, poetry and performance will also be part of this year’s edition.

Glasgow dates

2-5 November 2018


Edinburgh dates

13-18 November 2018

]]>2018-11-05 00:00:00.0<![CDATA[Guiem Soldevila in concert in Cambridge and Liverpool]]>Música. Cambridge and Liverpool, 31/10/2018
Menorcan singer Guiem Soldevila will be performing his first two UK concerts in Cambridge and Liverpool on 30 October and 31 October respectively. The concerts are supported by Institut Ramon Llull.




30 October at 9pm

Darwin College Cambridge

31 October at 6.30pm
The Caledonia pub

]]>2018-10-31 00:00:00.0<![CDATA[Applications now open for grants for the translation of Catalan or Aranese literary works into other languages]]>Literatura. Barcelona, 31/10/2018
Institut Ramon Llull's grants for the translation of Catalan or Aranese literary works into other languages are now open. The application deadline is 31 October 2018.

Application deadline: 31 October

]]>2018-10-31 00:00:00.0<![CDATA[Camera Catalonia al Cambridge Film Festival]]>Cinema. Cambridge, 29/10/2018
Now in it's seventh year the Camera Catalonia section presents Catalan films which renage geographically from the mainland- where Ventura Pons' new biopic of Salvador Dalí is set, to the Balearic Islands, backdrop of Marc Recha's latest film, where the Catalan language is also spoken. Catalan films within the Camera Catalonia section will be showcased in the Cambridge Film Festival from 26 October until 29 October 2018. The 38th edition of the festival runs from 25 October until 1 November 2018.

Camera Catalonia

26-29 October 2018

Cambridge Film Festival

]]>2018-10-29 00:00:00.0<![CDATA[Companyia de Circ eia's inTarsi UK tour: September and October dates]]>Escèniques. UK Tour, 28/10/2018
Catalan performing arts company Companyia de Circ "eia" will be premiering their show "inTarsi" in the UK throughout September and October 2018. "eia" will also be giving a workshop on 1st and 3rd of October at Edge Hill University in Ormskirk.

Their UK tour includes a stop at Out There Festival in Great Yarmouth on 15th and 16th of September.


]]>2018-10-28 00:00:00.0<![CDATA[Screening of Miss Dalí and Q&A with the Director]]>Cinema. Cambridge, 27/10/2018
Catalan film Miss Dalí, the last film of the renowned Catalan film director Ventura Pons, will be screened for a discounted price on Saturday, 27 October at 2pm at the Cambridge Arts Picturehouse. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Ventura Pons himself.



Saturday, 27 October at 2pm

Cambridge Arts Picturehouse


]]>2018-10-27 00:00:00.0<![CDATA[Composer Toni Castells presents Hhumann X in London]]>Música. London, 20/10/2018
Catalan composer Toni Castells will premiere his new musical composition 'Hhumann X' on 20 October 2018 at the LSO St Luke's (Barbican). Hhumann X is an exploration of social isolation in an era of technological hyper-connectedness.

Saturday, 20 October 2018


Duration to be confirmed

Tickets: 20 GBP

]]>2018-10-20 00:00:00.0<![CDATA[Four Catalan films at the BFI London Film Festival]]>Cinema. London, 19/10/2018
The 2018 edition of the BFI London Film Festival will showcase four Catalan films this year with the support of Institut Ramon Llull. The Festival runs from Wednesday, 10 October until Sunday, 21 October 2018 and will be showcased at various cinemas across London, including the BFI Southbank, ICA Cinema, Ciné Lumière, Curzon Soho Cinema, and Vue Leicester Square.


Thursday, 11 October 8.45pm Cine Lumière

Friday, 12 October 3pm Vue Leicester Quare, Screen 7


Journey to a Mother's Room

Tuesday, 16 October 8.45pm Curzon Soho Cinema, Screen 1

Thursday, 18 October 12.15pm Vue Leicester Square, Screen 6

Friday, 19 October 12.30pm BFI Southbank, Studio


Theatre of War

Sunday, 14 October 4.10pm ICA Cinema, Screen 1

Monday, 15 October 1.15pm BFI Southbank NFT3


Miriam Lies

Friday, 12 October 6.40pm BFI Southbank, NFT2

Sunday, 14 October 8.45pm ICA Cinema, Screen 1

]]>2018-10-19 00:00:00.0<![CDATA[Applications now open for grants for the publication abroad of illustrated works of literature for children and young people]]>Literatura. Barcelona, 15/10/2018
Institut Ramon Llull's grants for the publication abroad of illustrated works of literature for children and young people are now accepting applications. The deadline is 15 October 2018, inclusive.

Deadline: 15 October 2018

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