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  • Ticket giveaway! Cannes Orchestra

    Félicien Brut - Eh bien, dansez maintenant! (C)Manuel BraunWe have tickets to the Cannes Orchestra's performance of Eh bien, dansez maintenant! Under the direction of Benjamin Levy, the concert will feature Félicien Brut playing a series of lively music from the period between the two World Wars when the Parisian culture of the accordion flourished. Brut will also be playing the music of Thibault Perrine, Nino Rota, Richard Galliano and the evening will end with a special world premiere.

  • Club Vivanova Charity Gala in Monaco


    Club Vivanova hosts incredible events from gin tastings to champagne tastings to fashion shows on yachts. Their annual charity gala is their ultimate event and not one to miss. This year's gala will be held at the Fairmont Monte-Carlo on 6 April...and they still have tickets left. 

  • Mimosa's Masquerade Ball raises money for cancer

    Spend a glamorous and fun evening while raising serious funds. The local Anglophone cancer charity Mimosa Matters is pulling out all the stops for a truly magical evening with all the glitter and glamour befitting the French Riviera. Their annual black-tie charity gala is one of their biggest fundraising events and a great excuse to get fancy and have 'ball' at the same time. This year they are going all-out with a Masquerade Ball at the Hotel Negresco on 30 March. Tickets are still available!

  • French Employment Law: Know your rights before you sign

    Image by CQF-avocat from Pixabay: Our expert lawyer gives good information on contractual labour laws and what rights you have as a foreign worker. 

  • Winter Festivals of the Côte d'Azur

    Menton Fete du Citron C. Ville de MentonJanuary and February, right in the depths of winter, can be the dreariest of months. Throughout northern Europe, a deep chill has set-in, people stay indoors to hide from the cold and sunshine is but daydream for many. Fortunately for us, the French Riviera offers a more temperate climate and bright sunshine almost every day. Not only can we still enjoy the outdoors, but thanks to our microclimate, the region comes alive with vibrant yellow mimosas, citrus fruits galore and little violets for all sorts of delicacies.

  • SIAM Monaco Car Show 2019

    Luxury cars from various manufacturers as well as environmentally friendly alternatives will be on display at SIAM in Monaco. Photo: DRFor the third year in a row, the International Car Show of Monaco (SIAM), will take place from 28 February to 3 March, on Quai Albert Ier. The prestigious car show will be displaying some of the best and rarest high-class cars, from the ultimate luxury cars to the fastest race cars. 

  • Train strikes in Italy

    With the February holidays upon us, many are set to depart this weekend for destinations both near and far. For those planning an 'easy' trip to Italy, there may be a need to reorganise your departure. A national train strike is scheduled for 8 - 9 February. Here we look at the details because the strike does not concern all trains. Either way, it's confusing. 

  • Parenting in the Digital Age

    (C) Metamorworks 1101189260 / Shutterstock.comTechnology is wonderful, but today’s parents never faced growing up with their lives posted permanently to the World Wide Web. Schools are now teaching parents about the web and why it is important to be vigilant. An article from our magazine.