The Ville de Nice is asking its people to look into their old family archives for photographs and souvenirs from the Casinos de Jetée-Promenade, which were destroyed in 1944, ahead of a summer exhibition organised by the Musée d’Archéologie and the archaeological department of the Métropole Nice Côte d’Azur next summer. The deadline is 1st April 2018.
In late 2017, Prince Albert II and a host of Monegasque dignitaries, such as Archbishop Bernard Barsi and Minister of State Serge Telle, inaugurated the new botanical centre of the Jardin Exotique park and reserve in the north of the principality following two years of extensive conservation and construction efforts.
During a speech given at the 39th Session of the UNESCO General Conference on 1st November 2017, Monaco’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Gilles Tonelli, announced the signing of a collaborative agreement and ‘strategic partnership’ between the international institution and the principality.
Private bank Compagnie Monégasque de Banque has hosted the first session of its Philanthropy Academy. Launched in response to a growing demand from its prestigious clientele, the banking institution has created a specialist course to help prospective philanthropists with the skills they need.
Ski stations and mountain sides in the south of France have had their first taste of the winter with snow fall up to 30 centimetres deep in some areas.
Whether in the magnificent rural setting of the five-star Terre Blanche resort or the luxury of Royal Mougins Golf & Spa, the French Riviera has an exceptional range of golfing destinations that are just waiting to be discovered through the newly launched Pass Côte d'Azur Golfs. Some 20 sites have joined the initiative, which offers keen golfers up to two weeks of the sport for one complete fee.
Tennis fans can now reserve their seats at the 2018 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters tennis tournament, which is taking place at the principality’s Country Club from 14th to 22nd April next year. Sea view seats for some of the biggest games have already sold out so it’s best to buy early if you plan on attending with world-renowned event!
As I left the car and walked towards the supermarket entrance doing the usual check for my purse and if I had enough bags, my attention was caught by what looked like fields of vibrant, multi-coloured flowers. Dozens upon dozens of purple, yellow, pink and orange chrysanthemums lined the doors of the shop and people of all ages were buzzing like bees around the pots, carefully picking which ones to take home.