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Experience one of Saint Tropez’s finest four star hotels with Club Vivanova. Club founder Bradley Mitton has organised a gourmet and rosé lunch party in the exceptional venue of the Hotel La Ferme d’Augustin on Saturday 13th May.
For the incredible tenth time, Spaniard Rafael Nadal has won the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters tennis tournament! Not only is he the undefeated, record-holding champion of Monaco, he is also the first player in the history of the Open era to win 50 clay court tournaments.
Club Vivanova will host an exclusive evening of wine tastings and networking along with a presentation of Le Rosey Summer Camps at the Wine Palace Monte Carlo on Thursday 11th May. The evening will feature a selection of boutique imported New World wines and gourmet canapés in the refined setting of one of Monaco’s high-end locations.
From 17th to 28th May, Cannes’ famous film festival will be taking over the city as thousands of actors, directors, producers and paparazzi arrive on the red carpet of the Palais des Festivals. Pedro Almodóvar is to preside over the 70th edition of the world-renowned event, while Uma Thurman will be president of Un Certain Regard, Sandrine Kiberlain for the Camera d’Or and Cristian Mungiu assumes the role of president of the Cinéfondation and Short Films jury.
In celebration of the seasonal opening of the emblematic Eden Restaurant at the Château de la Chèvre d’Or in Èze, Club Vivanova and its founder Bradley Mitton will host a gourmet lunch in honour of the event and Russian Easter on 30th April.
The traditional right has been dealt a blow in the south of France during the first round of presidential elections with over two thirds of communes in the Alpes-Maritimes and the Var casting their ballots in favour of Marine Le Pen and far-right political group the Front National. Le Pen received almost a third of all votes to come ahead of conservative candidate François Fillon and centrist Emmanuel Macron.
As yet another suspected terror attack hits Paris, Monaco’s Prince Albert II has reached out to French President François Hollande in an official letter: “The French Republic knows it can count on the solidarity of my country through this difficult time.”
In light of the threats to the upcoming presidential election – with the first round of viting taking place on Sunday 23rd April – Christian Estrosi, President of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, has announced a series of security measures to ensure that the polling runs smoothly. The prominent politician also declared: “Never before have there been such threats to the election campaign in France.”