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Translation Awards and Grants of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation – 2024

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation promotes the dissemination of Italian publishing and cinematographic works abroad by providing incentives to translation and dubbing/subtitling initiatives, as a strategic tool for promoting Italian language and culture abroad.

The Foreign Ministry provides two types of financial incentives:

Grants for the translation of an Italian literary work, which has not yet been published abroad, and for the production, dubbing and subtitling of short/feature-length films and TV series; 

Prize to an Italian work already translated abroad.

Proposals must be presented annually to the Italian Cultural Institutes and Italian diplomatic and consular representations abroad, according to the Call regulations. The expiry for submitting a proposal for the 2024 edition is 24 April 2024.


Bando Premi e contributi alla traduzione – edizione 2024 (Call for proposals for awards and grants for the 2024 edition)

Modulo di domanda (Application form)

Elenco opere assegnatarie di contributi MAECI 2022 (List of works which were awarded MAECI grants for 2022)

Regolamento premi e contributi MAECI (DM 593/1995) (Regulation for MAECI awards and grants – DM 593/1995))

Modifiche regolamento premi e contributi MAECI (DM 159/2014) (Amendments to the Regulation for MAECI awards and grants – DM 159/2014)


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