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National Translation Awards 2020

Date:

01/23/2020


National Translation Awards 2020

The Embassy of Italy informs that for another year the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism is awarding the National Translation Awards. The deadline for proposing applications is 29 February 2020. Further information is available in Circular 9 of 14 March 2011 (in Italian language).

The prizes are as follows. Four major prizes, each worth approximately €10,000, to be awarded respectively to:

1 - a translator in Italian language of one or more works from another classical or modern language or dialect;

2 - a translator in a foreign language of one or more works in Italian language or dialect;

3 - an Italian publisher for works translated from another classical or modern language or dialect;

4 - a foreign publisher for works in Italian language or in dialect translated into other languages.

Up to four Special Prizes, worth approximately €8,000, in recognition of the high cultural, professional, technical and methodological contributions made in the context and/or in support of the translation activity of works already conceived in another language or dialect.

For any information, applicants can contact the Secretariat of the National Prizes for Translation –Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities and for Tourism - General Directorate of Libraries and Cultural Institutes - Service II - Via Michele Mercati 4 - 00197 Rome, tel. 0039 06 67235084, e-mail: andrea.sabatini@beniculturali.it


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