ANZAC Day: Antibes honours the fallen

The Gallipoli Campaign of 1915 was one of the bloodiest events of World War I. For the young states of Australia and New Zealand, it was their first engagement in any major overseas conflict and a tragedy: over 11,000 lost their lives. Yet amid the trauma and terrible loss of life, the battle helped bring about the birth of a national consciousness and sense of pride that still reverberates more than a century later.Read more

Monaco: Bal de la Rose

On Saturday 24th March, the Monegasque sovereign family officially launched the ‘party season’ in the principality with the historic Bal de la Rose at the Salle des Etoiles of the Sporting Monte-Carlo. With the theme of Manhattan brought to life by Karl Lagerfeld, who in turn took inspiration from cartoon Sempé, 900 privileged guests were treated to a spectacular evening of dancing, gourmet arts and charity.Read more

Kids for kids: Mimosa launches children's fun run

The first ever fun run for kids, organised by Mimosa Matters, will take place on 15th April 2018 at the Stade des Bouillides in Valbonne. Ebica International School is proudly sponsoring this event, which has been specifically organised for children between the ages of five and 15 to help in the fight against childhood cancer in the Alpes-Maritimes.Read more

Club Vivanova & Le Rosey Summer Camps

Join Bradley Mitton and the Club Vivanova members’ community at the Wine Palace Monte Carlo next Thursday (15th March) for a New World wine tasting and networking session with Switzerland’s celebrated Le Rosey Summer Camps.Read more

Urban gardening: Terre de Monaco gains ground

When Swiss-born Jessica Sbaraglia moved to Monaco in 2010, it was with a pencil in her hand rather than the spade she holds today. Her work was creative – the 29-year-old was employed at a yacht design company – but wasn’t fulfilling.Read more

Jean Gilletta: the man who built the Riviera brand

Taking over 10,000 clicks of the camera between the end of French Second Empire and the 1930s, Jean Gilletta captured many of the most iconic sights and moments of the region during this period. He is widely accredited with taking the Côte d’Azur to global renown through his prodigious collection of photographs.Read more

The start of a legacy: the Princess Charlene Foundation celebrates 5th anniversary

According to the World Health Organisation, one person drowns every 85 seconds and many of the victims are children. As a former Olympic swimmer who often talks of her love of the water, this statistic has had a profound effect on Princess Charlene. Since launching a foundation in her own name in December 2012, Monaco’s South African princess has worked tirelessly in Europe, on her native continent and around the world to ‘combat this scourge’.Read more

An international Christmas in Beaulieu

St Michael’s Church in Beaulieu-sur-Mer is extending a welcome to members of the international religious community throughout the Christmas period.Read more

No Finish Line 2017

After 194 hours of constant running, the 18th edition of Monaco’s No Finish Line came to a close on Sunday 19th November in the presence of Prince Albert II, who turned out to support participants and the event despite ongoing celebrations of the principality’s National Day.Read more

Colour & soul with Chances for Children

Riviera Insider was honoured to be invited to Chances for Children’s fundraising event at the Monaco Yacht Club on Friday 10th November by charity director Gabrielle Crump. The themes of the evening – vibrant colours, lively music and plenty of soul – came together in a 10-minute video of the foundation’s wards in Uganda, who performed a heart-warming dance via Skype for the 150 people in attendance.Read more