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Sculptures of Monaco: a walk at the Place of Casino

Sky Mirror

HelloMonaco continues its series on the hidden treasures dotted around the Principality of Monaco, artistic gems that embellish the streets and gardens. Many that you might not take a notice of but which we bring to light in this unique series. We’ve strolled with you already in Fontvieille, along the Larvotto and in the Condamine district to discover different wonderful …

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Uncovering the Royal Guards Story

Prince’s Carabinieri

An exposition located in the library recounts, through a collection of archives, two centuries of history of the Prince’s guards, how they evolved and changed throughout the years. In 2004, the guards celebrated the 100th anniversary of the start of their story as guards to the royal family. In 2017, the guard ‘company’ celebrates its bicentenary – no mistakes have …

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Gérard Depardieu Sings Barbara

Gérard Depardieu

After the show “Lily Passion”, with which they toured in 1986, Gérard Depardieu wanted to extend his musical love story with Barbara, who passed away in 1997. To do this, the actor approached the singer’s playfellow for seventeen years: the pianist, orchestra conductor and arranger Gérard Daguerre. The two men met at Barbara’s in Précy-sur-Marne to record fourteen songs created …

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Virginie Broquet: Exhibition on French Embassies

View of Monaco

In this exhibition in June, you can see the work of artist Virginie Broquet, who has captured more than thirty French embassies all over the world. She has brought back from her travels delicate and exotic designs. With the exhibition at the Maison de France in Monaco, the globe-trotter embarks us on her adventure. It all started in 2003, when …

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Bonsai Expo 2017: in Harmony with Nature

Monaco Bonsai Expo 2017

This weekend the Principality of Monaco has yet again welcomed bonsai enthusiasts from different corners of the globe to take part in the Monaco Bonsai Expo 2017, from the 9th to the 11th of June, under the High Patronage of S.A.R. Princess of Hanover. As always, the event takes place in the beautifully serene and prestigious location of the Jardin …

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Sculptures of Monaco: a walk along the Larvotto

“The Fisherman”

We previously introduced you to the remarkable sculptures found in Fontvieille Park and Condamine area, however, the Principality also takes pride in other works of art lost in the shade of its trees. If you stroll around Monaco, you will easily find more than just one beautiful sculpture. Today we will tell you about the history of these statues, forever …

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Philippe Pasqua’s ‘Borderline’ Exhibition

Borderline Exhibition

The Oceanographic Museum of Monaco has welcomed a truly monumental exhibition to its collection – it is on show from the beginning of May through to the very end of September. It’s called the Borderline Exhibition and consists of gigantic custom-made works and sculptures by the artist Philippe Pasqua. The monographic pieces are placed alongside the mythical collections of the …

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“La Dolce Vita”. How sweet is it?

La Dolce Vita

La Dolce Vita is a well-known expression and in this article we will tell you more about its historical significance and its connection to an exciting visual exhibition this spring and summer. The period of time from the 1950s-1970s can truly be called the period when Europe began “waking up” after The World War II. As soon as the prior …

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Postcards of the past – a rare glimpse of 19th century Monaco

The Monte-Carlo Casino

Straight from the archives of the Washington Congress library, these old photographs show the Principality of Monaco in a way not often seen. And to top it off they are in colour. Captured  between 1890 and 1900 and coloured using a process called “Photochrome”, these photos offer a stroll through time, amongst unrecognizable landscapes, emblematic buildings and missing works. The …

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Art Monte-Carlo celebrates international exhibitors for a second year

Art Monte-Carlo - 2017

The fair opened this weekend, bringing together about 40 international galleries to attract collectors and anyone curious about discovering the world of art. It was a gamble in 2016, but Art Monte-Carlo has returned for a second season, with a positive balance sheet boosted by enthusiastic word of mouth. The concept for 2017 remained intact. About forty galleries exhibited their most …

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