Institut Ramon LLull



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Institut Ramon Llull is a consortium comprising the Government of Catalonia, the Government of the Balearic Islands, and the Barcelona City Council. Its mission is the support and promotion of Catalan language and culture abroad, in all its forms and means of expression.
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28/01/2020 Knowledge

New Residency at Faber Olot on LGTBIQ+

From February 3 to February 28, 2020
30/01/2020 Literature

Lawrence Venuti's translation of "Daybook 1918: Early Fragments" by J.V. Foix longlisted for PEN Award for Poetry in Translation

Daybook 1918: Early Fragments is the first substantial selection in English from the prose poetry of the major Catalan writer J. V. Foix. The core of Lawrence Venuti’s edition is forty-five prose poems from the beginning of Foix’s career, supplemented by additional poems in prose and verse, prose fictions, and essays that immerse the reader in the heady cultural ferment of early twentieth-century Catalonia.
London / Cambridge 
31/01/2020 Cinema

A worm’s tail view is often the true one: a retrospective of films by Pere Portabella in London and Cambridge

The most ambitious, creative and complete international retrospective of works by Pere Portabella will tour London’s most engaged cultural institutions from 26 November 2019 to 15 February 2020. Programme supported by the Institut Ramon Llull, showing at Close-Up Film Centre, Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), Whitechapel Gallery, Brixton Prison, Cafe Oto, BFI Southbank, Low Company and University of Cambridge.
10/02/2020 Music

Jordi Savall: The Splendor of the Iberian Baroque on tour across the United States

For more than 50 years, Jordi Savall, one of the most versatile musical personalities of his generation, has rescued musical gems from the obscurity of neglect and oblivion and given them back for all to enjoy. A tireless researcher of early music, he interprets and performs the repertory both as a gambist and a conductor. Performing with his ensemble, Jordi creates a world of emotion and beauty that he shares with millions of early music enthusiasts around the world. 
New York 
24/02/2020 Performing

Joan Vázquez, "Paquito Forever", a one-man cabaret show

"Paquito Forever" is a one-man show by Joan Vázquez, returning to the New York cabaret stage after his debut at Feinstein's/54 Below with his Sondheim show Something's Coming. The show is an intimate and personal account of the real-life adventures of Paquito (Paco) Alonso, a gay Catalonian growing up wanting to be a dancer in Franco's postwar Spain but grafting his way out to reach the bright lights of Broadway and beyond. 
29/02/2020 Literature

"Why, Why, Why?" by Quim Monzó, translated by Peter Bush, featured on The New York Times shortlist

In the Catalan writer Quim Monzó’s version of classic fairy tales, a prince kisses a toad and is rewarded with the woman of his dreams. Then he wonders what to say. "Should he suggest they go straight to his place or will she take it the wrong way?”
29/02/2020 Literature

TRAC, the database of translations from Catalan, reaches 5,000 translations

TRAC stands for "traducccions del català a altres llengües" (translations from Catalan into other languages). It is made up of the databases of the Institució de les Lletres Catalanes and the Institut Ramon Llull, which is now responsible for managing and updating the database. Additionally, the TRAC has had new tools added recently, such as the translation map or the rankings for the most translated authors and books.
15/03/2020 Music

Barcelona-based and Grammy-nominated musician Omar Sosa on tour throughout the United States

Sosa will be touring with violinist-vocalist Yilian Cañizares and folkloric Venezuelan percussionist Gustavo Ovalles and playing songs from his recent album Aguas, recorded with Cañizares. Aguas reflects the perspectives of two generations of Cuban artists living outside their homeland, interpreting their roots and traditions in subtle and unique ways.  Songs range from the poignant to the exuberant, and are expressive of the exceptional musical chemistry, ...
St. Petersburg, FL 
09/04/2020 Arts

Midnight in Paris: Surrealism at the Crossroads, 1929

When Salvador Dalí & Luis Buñuel’s film Un chien Andalou premiered in the City of Light, Paris was an avant-garde hothouse rife with artistic conflict and friendly rivalry. Midnight in Paris: Surrealism at the Crossroads, 1929 immerses visitors in this particularly rich and vital creative era by examining the works, friendships and clashes of Jean Arp, André Breton, Luis Buñuel, Alexander Calder, Giorgio de Chirico, Salvador Dalí, ...
UC Berkeley 
31/08/2020 Language

Catalan featured in The Languages of Berkeley: An Online Exhibition

This online library exhibition celebrates the magnificent diversity of languages that advance research, teaching, and learning at the University of California, Berkeley. It is the point of embarkation for an exciting sequential exhibit that will build on one post per week, showcasing an array of digitized works in the original language chosen by those who work with these languages on a daily basis — librarians, professors, lecturers, staff, and students. Many of these early-published works ...
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