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Translation Incentives 2021


Translation Incentives 2021

Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs awards for the translation of Italian literary and scientific works. 

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. Two types of financial incentives are offered:

1) Grants for the translation of unpublished Italian work abroad and to the production, dubbing and subtitling of short and feature films and TV series;

2) Awards to Italian works translated abroad.

The candidacies must be submitted by May 7, 2021 to the Italian Cultural Institutes and to the Italian diplomatic and consular missions abroad according to the procedures established in the Call for candidates.

Call for candidates 2021 

Application form for Awards and Grants 2021 

Please send the application to



The Journal of Italian Translation has established a Joseph Tusiani Italian Translation Prize 

Awarded annually beginning with 2021. Only book length  translations of Italian works published in 2020-2021 are eligible.

Deadline is 8/31/2021

For info and submissions (PDF or E-Book):  Professor Emeritus Gaetano Cipolla 


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