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Translation awards


Translation awards

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2021 Translation Awards and Grants

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation promotes the dissemination of Italian publications and films abroad by granting subsidies for translation and dubbing/subtitling, which represent a strategic tool in the promotion of Italian language and culture abroad.

The Foreign Ministry grants two types of financial incentives:

  • Grants for the translation of unpublished Italian works abroad and to the production, dubbing and subtitling of short and feature films and TV series;
  • Awards to Italian works translated abroad.

The candidacies must be submitted every year to the Italian Cultural Institutes and to the Italian diplomatic and consular missions abroad according to the procedures established in the Call for candidates. Applications for the 2021 edition must be received by 7 May 2021. Call for Applications 2021 - Application form for Awards and Subsidies 2021


MiBACT - National Translation Awards 2021

Every year the Italian Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism MiBACT awards eight Prizes, classified into Major and Special Prizes, assigned in recognition of outstanding contributions in the field of translation and publishing.
Individual translators and publishing houses of Italian or foreign nationality may apply.

Please refer to the new Circular (in Italian), which regulates the procedures to participate in the National Translation Awards 2021.

For further information, please contact the Secretariat of the National Translation Prizes - Ministero per i Beni e le Attivita' Culturali e per il Turismo - Direzione Generale Biblioteche e Istituti Culturali - Servizio II - Via Michele Mercati, 4 - 00197 ROMA, tel: 06/67235084, e-mail: