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Weekend in Monaco with #hello_monaco

This weekend in Monaco is all about sports and arts: there are two matches, a fencing tournament, a run and a walk, and several exhibitions are waiting just for you…

Monaco football team shows great results and interesting game every match. And the game this weekend between AS Monaco and Girondins de Bordeaux in French League 1, Day 29 on Saturday 11 March at 4.45 is a great chance to see it with your own eyes. Especially concidering special price at Stade Louis II for it, which ranges just between €2 an €20. Come see the best attacking team of Europe for the best price.

And Roca Team is playing out of town with Nanterre in PRO A Basketball Championship also on Saturday 11 March at 8.00 pm.

On Sunday there are two walk-running events. The first one is the «Pink Ribbon Monaco» Walk; its is an easy paced event in support of a fight against breast cancer, with no final ranking, open to everyone in good shape and wearing a registration bib proving official enrolment with Pink ribbon Monaco. The start of  the walk, approximately 5km in length, will be done from Port Hercule. The Running Expo starts on Friday March 10th from 1.00pm to 7.00pm, same as Friday, and finishes right before the start. Participation fee is 30.00 €.

The second is “Monaco Run 2017” running race organized by the Monegasque Athletics Federation on Sunday 12 March, Principauté de Monaco with the start time : 9:45 a.m. The Monaco Run Riviera Classic is based on the Marathon of Monaco and the Riviera, taking runners through three countries: Italy, France, and Monaco. There is also a Monaco Run 10K raceMonaco Run Riviera Classic Route is 23.8 kms in distance, starts on Ventimiglia seaside and takes runners along the Mediterranean coast, reaching the finish line at the Quai Albert 1er in the centre of Monaco. The race is run on the coastal road with two outstanding hills, one after the first kilometre at the old town of Ventimiglia, and the other at the Cap Martin at 14km in the city of Roquebrune Cap Martin. The fee is €20-€27.

The next event takes back to the 19th century, to the times of swods and duels, it is the International Epee Fencing Tournament — Men’s and Women’s Seniors on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 March, Salle Omnisport Gaston Médecin, school gymnasium and Salle d’Armes Fernand Prat, Stade Louis II. This weapon is called “unconventional” because it does not obey the rules of priority as the foil and saber conditions and rules of engagement are very similar to those of ancient battles.

For those who like theater and Franz Kafka there is “The Gorilla” (“Le gorille”)  with Brontis Jodorowsky on Friday 10 March, at 8.30 pm, Saturday 11 March, at 9 pm and Sunday 12 March, at 4.30 pm, in Théâtre des Muses.

A gorilla caught in the African forest is embarked in a crate aboard a ship for Hamburg, before being exposed to the zoo. To get out of this confinement, he decides to become a man. His continuous progress will enable him then to attain the status of human, to gain his freedom and become a wealthy industrialist. Adopting all human beings and following the example of what he himself has undergone, he will exploit and despise those around him, until he becomes aware of the absurdity of human life. Tickets range from €18 to €29.

Exhibition “Expositive by Fight AIDS Monaco and Kamil’Art Gallery on March 9-22 is a mixture between Exposure and Seropositive, is more than just an exhibition of art objects. Exhibition, as an exhibition of works of art. Seropositive, like the people who present these works.

But also and above all, Positive, like the approach and desire of people living with HIV, amateur artists. It is through the artistic workshops proposed by the association that three members of Fight Aids Monaco Agnes, Christina and Patrick, expressed the desire to exhibit their artistic works, so rarely unveiled. They were quickly joined by three other members Genevieve, Catherine and Christophe.
Caroline Jelmoni of Kamil’Art Gallery, seduced by this initiative, decided to support this project. It involved the artist Eric Massholder, who together with the team created a collective organic work based on earth, plaster and tubes of paintings.

Carré Doré Gallery is showcasing new design and fashion talent throughout the world, that’s the aim of the Fashionmap campaign, launched by the Carré Doré Gallery. The first destination for this edition of Fashionmap is Tokyo: three designers have been asked to reinterpret the kimono to create an article of clothing that’s wearable, modern and original.

In order to enable as many people as possible to discover and  enjoy this  display of  almost unreal colours , on 6th March  the  Musée océanographique de Monaco is inaugurating a totally new discovery area , where young and old will  have the opportunity to go night diving  without getting wet, in search of fluorescent corals!

In a  nocturnal ambience, the curious visitors  will take their seats around a 5, 000 litre  tropical pool above which are  suspended four diver dummies, as if floating in the water, holding in their hands  colour- revealing spotlights.

Montipora rose, Blastomusa, Briareum, Galaxea and other Echinopora appear in the credits of this unique performance: showcased like gems in their jewellery boxes, these corals found principally in the Indo-Pacific region reveal unexpected, captivating hues.  Admission fee is between €5 and €16 euros.

If you want to know about other exhibitions and events this weekend, check out our Calendar.

Have a nice weekend!

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