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Translation Awards


Translation Awards

Each year the Italian Ministry for Cultural Activities awards eight prizes, divided into major prizes and special prizes, to be awarded in recognition of high cultural contributions in the translation and publishing activity, both in Italian and in foreign languages. The economic prize amounts to approximately 10,000 euros for each of the major prizes and approximately 8,000 euros for each of the special prizes.

The requirements to participate in the selection are contained in document attached, that can be also downloaded here (in Italian only).

The deadline for submitting applications is 29 February 2020.

For more information, applicants can contact the Secretariat of the National Prizes for Translation - Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism - Directorate General for Libraries and Cultural Institutes - Service II - Via Michele Mercati, 4 - 00197 Rome, tel. +39 06 67235084, email:


Clck here to download brochure (PDF in Italian)