Weekend in Monaco

#hello_monaco weekend: what to do on June 19th and June 20th

This weekend in Monaco is full of events. Make sure you don’t miss anything interesting with HelloMonaco suggestions.

The Monte-Carlo Television Festival June 18-22, 2021)
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The spotlight event of the week is of course the Monte-Carlo Television Festival (from 18 to 22 June 2021), celebrating its 60th Anniversary this year.

Originally created by Prince Rainier III of Monaco, and now under the Honorary Presidency of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, the Monte-Carlo Television Festival has, for sixty years, presented the very best of television from around the world. The Festival has also been at the forefront in showcasing the highly talented professionals associated with many of the most successful programs in the history of the medium.

Celebrities, producers, directors, writers and heads of studios, networks and digital platforms gather in June every year to attend series launches, premiere screenings, conferences, press activities, public events, VIP meetings and signing sessions.

Culminating with a unique competition, which celebrates and honours fiction, news and current affairs programming with the prestigious Golden Nymph Awards, the Monte-Carlo Television Festival is recognized as one of the finest Festivals in the world, enhanced even further by its location in the magical Principality of Monaco.

The Monte-Carlo Piano Masters
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Another interesting event is the Monte-Carlo Piano Masters, held in Opera de Monte-Carlo on June 16-19, 2021.

This competition is reserved for finalists of international competitions, who will compete for a single award – the Prince Rainier III Prize, worth €30,000. After audition rounds around the world, the selected competitors will compete in three rounds in Monte Carlo.

The 10th Monaco Book Fair

The Monaco Book Fair this weekend celebrates its 10th anniversary on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 June in the magnificent space of the Riva Tunnel.

The official inauguration is scheduled for Saturday, June 19 at 10:30 am, in the presence of Monegasque, French and Italian officials.

New Year Cheer For Monaco Basketball

Basketball fans surely keep in mind the “Jeep Elite” basketball championship: Monaco vs Villeurbanne game on Sunday 20 June 2021, Louis II Stadium – Salle Omnisports Gaston Médecin.

NMNM - Marginalia - Villa Sauber. ©Direction de la Communication-Michael Alesi
©Direction de la Communication-Michael Alesi

Presented at the NMNM-Villa Sauber from April 1 to September 5, 2021, the exhibition Marginalia. Inside the Comics Arts Collections is an exploration of comic book art, a young art born at the same time as film and psychoanalysis, and which has frequently opted for marginality over convention, humour over academicism and counter-culture over received ideas.

Following Freud’s traumarbeit (dream-work) model, Marginalia. Inside the Comic Arts Collections invites visitors to discover over 350 works by some of the greatest comic book artists and honours the passion of those who find their work an endless source of fascination.

Of course there are other interesting events taking place in Monaco. If you want to learn more about exhibitions that are taking place in Monaco these days visit our Calendar.

So have fun and enjoy your weekend!

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