Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean 2018

©Fondation Prince Albert II de MonacoUnder the high patronage of Prince Albert II of Monaco, the second edition of the Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean will be held in the presence of international personalities and philanthropists in late September as part of wider efforts to promote ocean conservation. Read more

Monaco’s land extension moves above water

© Michael Alesi/Direction de la CommunicationA major milestone has been reached for the Principality of Monaco’s ambitious land extension project, with the first of 18 concrete caissons rising out of the Mediterranean.Read more

Monaco & the Ocean

For over a century, the Princes of Monaco have been fascinated by – and dedicated to – the ocean. Explore their personal journeys of protection and exploration in a new interactive space and exhibition that were opened earlier this summer at the Oceanographic Museum.Read more

The Gold of the Pharaohs

Gold and Ancient Egypt: both together and apart, these are two subjects that have long beguilded people around the world. Ten years after the Queens of Egypt exhibition, one of the Grimaldi Forum’s most successful ever events, the cultural centre has returned to this fascinating theme. Read more

Courtyard concerts at the Palais Princier

In just over a week’s time, Monaco’s Palais Princier will host the first in a series of courtyard converts by renowned conductors and well-known soloists. Eight dates await classical music fans this summer, each to be enjoyed in the majestic surroundings.Read more

The Grimaldis at home

A young Prince Albert tinkering with his Rolleiflex at the end of the 1960s, Prince Rainier III lovingly taking a photo of his family on the principality’s National Day of 1965, Prince Albert I capturing the gardens of the Villa Adriana in Tivoli in 1910, or even Princess Grace posing proudly with her camera during the 1950s… Organised as part of the inaugural PhotoMonaco event, which took place in early April, the Princely family is allowing the public to gain a new insight into its private life and history.Read more

Amber Lounge at the Monaco GP

During the Monaco Grand Prix, Amber Lounge is the ultimate VIP lifestyle experience. It’s where guests celebrate the race weekend with drivers, celebrities, royalty, sports and movie stars. Although the event tours the world alongside the Formula 1 calendar, Monaco pushes the fashion envelope by combining couture, motorsport, and thrilling live entertainment with a fever-pitch auction.Read more

Princess Charlene & the Saint Devote Rugby Tournament

On Saturday 31st March, teams from around the world will participate in the eighth Saint Devote Rugby Tournament at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco. Organised by the Monegasque Rugby Federation in collaboration with the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation in order to celebrate rugby and its different approaches, the day promises to be particularly intense.Read more

Together they are 100

Prince Albert is turning 60? That cannot be! And yet, on 14th March 1958, Princess Grazia Patrizia – formerly known as American actress Grace Kelly – gave birth to her second child in the Palais Princier. The future sovereign, Hereditary Prince Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre Marquis de Baux, was born! He had an elder sister (by little over a year) in Princess Caroline, but to this day, the Monegasque constitution provides that a boy is first in line.Read more

Monaco maps air quality

Monaco’s Department of the Environment has embarked on the first phase of a project to map the quality of air in the principality. As part of the ‘Quality of Life – A High-Resolution Modelling and Mapping Platform for Air Quality in Monaco’ programme, 52 sensors have been installed throughout the territory for the period between 29th January and 26th February.Read more

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