Federating fishing

“When describing the principality, most young people will talk about the casinos, the cars, the yachts and the palace,” says David Gamba.“Barely anyone will mention the sea, other than it being something for the boats to float on!” For this passionate, young fisherman, it’s something of a travesty: “Somewhere along the way, we’ve lost a huge amount of our maritime heritage.”Read more

Pelagos & the Principality: the state of the sea

Beyond the speedboats and motor yachts, the waters off the coast of Monaco are home to a rich marine ecosystem in which many thousands of dolphins, whales and tuna flourish. At least they do today: 30 years ago they had all but left and by 2050, experts warn that our seas could void of life.Read more

Monaco Spritz networking party

International networking club Club Vivanits event partners L’Orangerie Liqueur de Monaco will be hosting a members-only networking VIP party at L’Orangerie’s distillery boutique in early September.Read more

Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean 2018

©Fondation Prince Albert II de MonacoUnder the high patronage of Prince Albert II of Monaco, the second edition of the Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean will be held in the presence of international personalities and philanthropists in late September as part of wider efforts to promote ocean conservation. Read more

Monaco’s land extension moves above water

© Michael Alesi/Direction de la CommunicationA major milestone has been reached for the Principality of Monaco’s ambitious land extension project, with the first of 18 concrete caissons rising out of the Mediterranean.Read more

Monaco & the Ocean

For over a century, the Princes of Monaco have been fascinated by – and dedicated to – the ocean. Explore their personal journeys of protection and exploration in a new interactive space and exhibition that were opened earlier this summer at the Oceanographic Museum.Read more

The Gold of the Pharaohs

Gold and Ancient Egypt: both together and apart, these are two subjects that have long beguilded people around the world. Ten years after the Queens of Egypt exhibition, one of the Grimaldi Forum’s most successful ever events, the cultural centre has returned to this fascinating theme. Read more

Courtyard concerts at the Palais Princier

In just over a week’s time, Monaco’s Palais Princier will host the first in a series of courtyard converts by renowned conductors and well-known soloists. Eight dates await classical music fans this summer, each to be enjoyed in the majestic surroundings.Read more

The Grimaldis at home

A young Prince Albert tinkering with his Rolleiflex at the end of the 1960s, Prince Rainier III lovingly taking a photo of his family on the principality’s National Day of 1965, Prince Albert I capturing the gardens of the Villa Adriana in Tivoli in 1910, or even Princess Grace posing proudly with her camera during the 1950s… Organised as part of the inaugural PhotoMonaco event, which took place in early April, the Princely family is allowing the public to gain a new insight into its private life and history.Read more

Amber Lounge at the Monaco GP

During the Monaco Grand Prix, Amber Lounge is the ultimate VIP lifestyle experience. It’s where guests celebrate the race weekend with drivers, celebrities, royalty, sports and movie stars. Although the event tours the world alongside the Formula 1 calendar, Monaco pushes the fashion envelope by combining couture, motorsport, and thrilling live entertainment with a fever-pitch auction.Read more

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