Results of the French parliamentary elections

Six out of nine districts in the Alpes-Maritimes have voted in a left-wing Les Republicains candidate in the second round of France’s parliamentary elections. In the remaining three districts (called circonscriptions in French) candidates from new president Emmanuel Macron’s beat back opposition from the Front National. For the Var, just two out of eight districts supported Les Républicains’ MPs while five seats went to En Marche candidates and the final district going to a Mouvement Démocrate - La République en Marche politician. Read more

Purebred Arabian Horse Championship in Menton

The annual purebred Arabian horse ‘Best in Show’ competition will take place Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd July in Menton. Arabian horses are a distinct and popular breed of horses – recognisable for their strikingly chiselled head, gracefully arched neck and high tail carriage. Originally bred in the Arabian Peninsula in 1500BC, this breed is one of the oldest in the world.Read more

Electoral victory for Macron in the Alpes-Maritimes

Defying all mainstream expectations, new French president Emmanuel Macron’s political party La République En Marche has dominated in France’s parliamentary elections, the first round of which was held on Sunday 11th June. Read more

Villa Masséna welcomes the temporary memorial for Nice terror victims

Nearly one year after the terrorist attack on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, a temporary memorial has been erected in the peaceful gardens of the Villa Masséna.Read more

The fight to eradicate tiger mosquitoes

Tiger mosquitoes have become a public health issue right along the Côte d’Azur in the past few years. It has become so much of an issue for Cannes that the city has launched an anti-mosquito campaign for its residents and visitors. Read more

Nice reopens a historical site: La Grotte de Lazaret

After 18 months of construction work, the Lazaret cave, one of the Côte d’Azur’s most cherished archaeological sites, has reopened. The newly renovated historical heritage site is located near the Port of Nice and offers a memorable ‘sound and light’ experience within its 35 meter long and 14 meter wide cave.Read more

The Rotary Club of Menton’s motor show

The Rotary Club of Menton will return with its 6th motor fair from 10th to 11th June in the picturesque setting of Menton, overlooking the Bay of Garavan.Read more

Ticket security for Jazz à Juan

Due to heightened security measures for the Jazz à Juan festival at the Pinède-Gould this July, the organisers have decided that all tickets sold for the 2017 concert will clearly state the name of the buyer. This applies to all seven of the paid evening concerts and to the two free concerts held on 15th and 23rd July.Read more

Club Vivanova: Midsummer White Sauvignon Blanc party

On Wednesday 21st June, Club Vivanova’s event of the month will be the Midsummer White Sauvignon Blanc party held in the latest luxury address in Monaco - TWIGA Monte Carlo - a Sumosan contemporary Japanese restaurant with shisha bar and club. Read more

Club Vivanova: iCyber Security business investment forum day

On 14th June, Club Vivanova will bring together club members for two consecutive networking events: a gourmet business lunch at the Maya Bay restaurant in Monaco and an evening wine cocktail at the Wine Palace Monte Carlo.Read more