Joint Support Programme for German, Austrian, Luxembourg and Swiss Publishing Houses
As part of the presence of Portugal as a guest country at the Leipzig Book Fair in 2021, Camões, I.P. and DGLAB have created a special programme to support translation and editing: ‘Portugal-Leipzig 2021’. The Programme aims to promote the translation into German of works by Portuguese authors and authors from Portuguese speaking countries (Angola, Mozambique, Cape Verde, Sao Tome, Guinea-Bissau and Timor) for the Leipzig Book Fair in 2021. The Programme is aimed at German, Austrian, Luxembourg and Swiss publishing houses, each publisher being allowed to submit more than one application. The deadline for submission of publishing projects is 29 May 2020. The deadline for informing editors is 31 July 2020.
The submission of applications must include the following documentation:
Ø COPYRIGHT CONTRACT(S)
Ø TRANSLATION CONTRACT(S) (specifying translation costs)
Ø PUBLISHER´S CATALOGUE
Outcome of the 1st edition
DGLAB (General Directorate for Libraries, Archives and Books) and Camões, I.P. are pleased to announce the outcome of the first edition of the grants programme which was especially created to prepare the presence of Portugal as the Guest of Honour at the Leipzig book fair in 2021.
The funding provided by this grant is intended for publishers translating into the German language and who distribute their books throughout the German language market.
This grant was established with an aim to be able to offer a wide and significant sample of Portuguese language literature to the public by March 2021.
A second call for this programme has already been announced and the deadline for sending applications for grants is the 29th May, 2020.