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Giovanni Pontiero Prize

In order to honour the great translator Giovanni Pontiero, the Portuguese Language Centre - Camões IP in Barcelona and the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting of the Autonomous University of Barcelona organize annually the Giovani Pontiero Translation Prize.

In odd years, Catalan translations of literary pieces of any category originally written in Portuguese can compete for the prize.

In even years, the prize is open to Spanish translation of literary pieces of any category originally written in Portuguese.

Translations must have been published two years before the award giving. This year the awarded piece will be an Spanish translation published between the 1st of January 2018  and the 31st of December 2019.

The value of the prize is 5000 Euros for the translator.

For any information or queries about the prize, you can contact Centro de Língua Portuguesa / the Instituto Camões of the UAB by calling (+34) 935 868 841 or by sending an email to, or you can check the information available on or website.


Regulation of Giovani Pontiero Translation Prize (2020)

Giovanni Pontiero Translation Prize Bases (2020)

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