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2018 begins in earnest at the Grimaldi Forum

Riviera Insider was invited along to a press conference at the Grimaldi Forum in mid-January to discover the arts and culture agenda for the first half of 2018. The occasion was also an opportunity for renowned private bank in Monaco, Compagnie Monégasque de Banque, to announce the renewal of its support for the principality’s leading cultural institution.

L-R: CMB's CEO Werner Peter and President Etienne Franzi with the General Director of the Grimaldi Forum, Sylvie Biancheri, and its president, Henri Fissore. Photo Jean-Charles VinajFor the 12th time since 2005, Compagnie Monégasque de Banque has partnered with the Grimaldi Forum. As the official document was signed, direction of communications for the Grimaldi Forum, Hervé Zorgniotti, thanked the bank’s general director, Etienne Franzi, for CMB’s ‘precious support’.

Zorgniotti and his team also announced a number of leading events that will take place at the Grimaldi Forum over the coming months, notably the major summer exhibition entitled The Golden Treasures of the Pharaohs: 2,500 Years of the Goldsmith’s Art in Ancient Egypt, which will take place from 7th July to 9th September.

The major summer exhibition at the Grimaldi Forum in 2018... The Golden Treasures of the Pharaohs: 2,500 Years of the Goldsmith’s Art in Ancient Egypt, which will take place from 7th July to 9th SeptemberOther highlights include: the Monte-Carlo Film Festival de la Comédie (26th February to 3rd March); the annual Printemps des Art festival, which will open with a nod to US musical masters (16th March to 29th April); the EVER renewable energies and ecological vehicles forum (10th to 12th April); a tribute to Maria Callas (10th to 15th April); the next generation of magicians with The Illusionists (11th to 14th April); Top Marques (19th to 22nd April); artmonte-carlo (28th and 28th April); a collector cars auction by RM Sotheby’s (12th May); the Festival de Télévision de Monte-Carlo (15th to 19th June); and the Fondation Prince Albert II awards (22nd June).

For more information: www.grimaldiforum.com