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Program of 41st International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo

41st International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo

The whole of the Principality comes together to celebrate the circus at the start of January. On the program: – two exhibitions: *at the Columbus hotel, Petit Gougou, the festival’s ring master, will present an exhibition of paintings and items from the world of circus entitled “Récréation” (Play time); *at the Marriott Riviera hotel, “Vive le cirque” (Long live circus) showcases works …

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History And Traditions Behind Epiphany or Three Kings Day

Epiphany or Three Kings Day

You thought the holidays were over. Technically, no — not until Jan. 6, when Christians all over the world celebrate Epiphany. In some places, the day is known as “Three Kings Day” after the wise men, or Magi, who, the Bible says, brought the infant gifts and proclaimed him the Son of God. In other places, the day is known for …

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AS Monaco won against AC Ajaccio 2-1 in their first game of this year

AS Monaco vs. AC Ajaccio

Goals from Falcao and Germain saw AS Monaco into the last 32 of the Coupe de France. While the game started slowly, it took just four minutes for AS Monaco to carve out the first chance of the night. And what a chance it was! Fabinho popped up in the Corsican box and had the chance to shoot, but opted …

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Gourmet Meals by Monaco Chef in Space

Christmas in space

Six months in orbit aboard the International Space Station, Thomas Pesquet tastes dishes concocted by the Monegasque chef. Ducasse was 400 km above the Earth celebrating Christmas and New Year’s Day. It is a luxury for the Frenchman Thomas Pesquet, who embarked on the 17th of November in the International Space Station for six months in orbit, to bring seventeen …

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Monaco’s Flag on Top of South America

Jean-Marc Nowak trek

On the 13th of December, at 12:30, Jean-Marc Nowak reached the 6,893 meter summit. Jean-Marc never ceases to amaze us. After celebrating his 61st birthday and planning to retire on the 31st of January, he seems to escape aging more than ever. On the 18th of December, he returned from three expeditions to Chile, where he was accompanied by a …

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Amara Sy, a valiant captain last night in Israel

Roca Team

A long trip to Israel and a tenth victory in the Champions League to confirm their status as leaders: the Roca Team began 2017 in good form last night. In Monaco, there is always one who saves the day. Encouraging bursts of counter-attacks while behind in the 4th QT (61-56,32) on Nahariya’s court, the Roca Team once again found the …

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Roca Team wins in its first game of the year 73-67 against Ironi Nahariya in Israel

Roca Team wins 73-67 against Ironi Nahariya

Their first game in this year Roca Team plays in Israel against Ironi Nahariya and wins 73-67. This game was an 11th day of Basketball Champions League. After the deserved holidays Monegasque team showed a very good game. Moreover their shooting guard Yakuba Ouattara has come back for this game after the obliged pause that he has to take because …

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Documentary about Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker was a dancer and singer who became very popular in France in the 1920s. She also devoted much of her life to fighting racism. Born Freda Josephine McDonald on June 3, 1906, in Missouri, she spent her youth in poverty before learning to dance and finding success on Broadway. In the 1920s she moved to France and became …

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CHPG – New Head of the Urology Department

Princess Grace Hospital

The Prince’s Government has just approved the appointment of Dr. Hervé Quinten as Head of the Urology Department at the Princess Grace Hospital, as from 1 January 2017. Dr. Hervé Quintens formerly served an internship at the University Hospital of Nice, for which he was awarded a Gold Medal, and was Head of Clinic in the Department led by Professor …

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Will you be affected by a ban on tinted windows?

tinted car windows

As of January 1, 2017, the tinted car windows will be penalized by a flat-rate fine of 135 Euros and a 3-point withdrawal from the driver’s license. Who is targeted by this measure? All passenger cars in circulation are affected; even those tinted before January 1. Exemptions are made for sedans or armored vehicles used for the transportation of people …

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