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Weekend in Monaco with #hello_monaco

Dancing and organ festival, sailing and auction of expensive cars… it’s all is this weekend in Monaco. Learn more about it in this article.

Праздник Национального дня Канады

On Saturday 1 July at 6.30 p.m., Hôtel Fairmont Monte Carlo – Terrasses du Soleil is expecting Monegasque nationals and residents for Grand Celebration of the Canadian National Day with entertainment, music, barbecue, etc. Further information you can get by calling  +377 93 50 45 82.

1st F(ê)aites de la Danse!

Dance festival organised by the Ballets de Monte-Carlo, 1st F(ê)aites de la Danse starts on Saturday 1 at 6 pm on Place du Casino! A unique event in the history of the Monte-Carlo Ballets! In collaboration with the Government of Monaco and Monte Carlo SBM.

On the night of July 1 to 2, 2017, the first edition of 1st F(ê)aites de la Danse will take place in Monaco! For 8 hours, the whole district of the Casino will be transformed into a festive place dedicated to the dance. A multitude of artists, professional dancers and amateurs will meet there with a unique mission: MAKE YOU DANCE!

ArtCurial Motors

An event of different kind is on 1-2 July, Auction of collection cars where more than 100 prestigious vehicles will be presented in the Grimaldi Forum.

On 2 July at the Grimaldi Forum, Artcurial Motors will organize the first edition of an event that will alternate with Le Mans Classic. For the occasion, no less than 100 vehicles, worth a cumulative base estimate of 15 Million euros, will be up for auction on the Rock.

For the occasion, July 2nd’s catalogue will follow two themes responding to the close link between Monaco and the automobile: convertibles and “sport and GT”.

The event is a nod to the Grand Prix and the Monte-Carlo Rally, and even the cinema. Without forgetting Paris, which usually hosts this summer rendez-vous.


For those who like sea and yatchs there is 25th Inter-Banks Challenge – ERI Trophy (Corporate regatta in J/70s), organised by the Yacht Club of Monaco on July 1-2. This competition celebrates its 25th anniversary this year and remains a very popular event. Organised under the patronage of AMAF (Association Monégasques des Activités Financières) with ERI, world leader for financial software packages, the weekend is reserved exclusively for the banking and finance sector.

A fun and very sociable weekend, it comprises a regatta in Monaco Bay on J/70s then a coastal race between the Principality and Cap d’Ail with lunch by the sea at La Mala Beach. A dozen teams are already registered for the event which concludes with a gala dinner at the YCM.

For more information on the program visit the event website or call +377 93 10 65 05.

12th International Organ Festival

For those who appreciate the beauty of music we recommend the12th International Organ Festival with Ken Cowan (Canada), organised by the Department of Cultural Affairs on Sunday 2 July at 5 p.m., Cathédrale de Monaco. Further information:  +377 98 98 83 03


And as always there are quite a few interesting exhibitions to visit in Monaco:

Exhibition on “The Bicentenary of the Palace Guards”, “Enema-Globe” Exhibition by Evgenii Butenco, Exhibition “Kasper Akhøj, Welcome (To The Teknival)”, Exhibition “Saâdane Afif, The Fountain Archives 2008—2017”, Borderline exhibition by Philippe Pasqua in Oceanographique Museum of Monaco; Exhibition on the subject of “Hercule Florence. The New Robinson” in Nouveau Musée National – Villa Paloma. If you want to learn about other exhibitions taking place in Monaco visit our Calendar.

Have a great weekend!

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