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Save the date! One of the most exclusive and glamourous events of the summer season has just been announced at the Villa Malou and Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild. The Monegasque association AIDA has planned a memorable night with Le Bal de la Baronne. The costumed ball fuses Orientalism and Japanese fashion trends that influenced designers from the Belle Époque. The event takes place on 22nd July at the Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat peninsular.
Monaco recently tested its security measures and ability to react to a serious public safety threat in a hostage-taking scenario baptised Alpha Tango. The full-scale operation, which took place on 3rd April between 7pm and 2pm, gathered more than 400 law enforcement teams and medical professionals together at the Rainier III Auditorium in the context of a multi-hostage situation.
The Centre Hospitalier Princesse Grace in Monaco has expanded its outpatient care to provide patients with a faster recovery and more personalised treatment and service following an operation or hospital stay.
Menton’s Mirazur restaurant and its chef Mauro Colagreco have been ranked as the fourth best restaurant in the world on the prestigious 50 Best list for 2017. Colagreco scored sixth place last year, but has clinched a position within the top four this year to be listed alongside gourmet giants such as Eleven Madison Park in New York City, El Cellar de Can Roca in Spain and Osteria Francescana in Italy, which was the 2016 number one.
French financing company InitiativeFrance has published record figures for employment in 2016, claiming it has helped create some 44,000 jobs in 16,700 businesses last year.
With just a few weeks to go before the Cannes Film Festival makes its 70th appearance on the red carpet, organisers have revealed its striking, bold poster. Featuring Claudia Cardinale dancing above a passionate red and sparkling gold, the poster evokes the ‘joy, freedom and daring’ nature of the festival, which is taking place from 17th to 28th May.
The signing of a momentous agreement between France, Monaco and Italy to protect the nations’ shared marine environment took place this week at the Monegasque Ministry of State as part of Monaco Ocean Week.
This Easter week, the Villa Ephrussi de Rothchild will open its doors for a few exclusive days of magic and revelry in the Baroness’s home. There will be two different types of guided tours and a free family-orientated interactive mystery tour: ‘Hunt for the Stolen Painting’.