It’s weekend again and if you haven’t made up your plans yet here a few suggestions from HelloMonaco on what you can do this Saturday and Sanday.
This weekend you can indulge in fine cuisine as there are several food festivals in the area. The first one held in Monaco for 3 years running by the association Bio Chef Global Spirit with Monte-Carlo Beach’s Michelin-starred chef Paolo Sari as its president, La Route du Goût (The Road to Taste) has become Monaco’s number one organic food festival. La Route du Goût 2017 will take place from Thursday, 12 October to Sunday, 15 October under the high patronage of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco.
A traditional gala dinner, prepared by children and Monaco’s chefs, will take place on Friday at the Monte-Carlo Beach.
On Saturday afternoon, nine Michelin-starred chefs will cook aboard prestigious Riva boats for a few lucky gourmet guests who will have booked their spots beforehand.
On Saturday evening, the organic gala dinner ‘Chefs Love The Planet’ will take place in partnership with the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and the association Bio Chef Global Spirit. Nine Michelinstarred chefs will offer dinner guests a meal made exclusively with locally farmed, seasonal, organic products.
From 14 to 22 October 2017, in the marquee of the Café de Paris, Monaco will be sporting Bavarian colours in the 12th edition of Oktoberfest with H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco in attendance.
The opening night will be held on Saturday, 14 October at 19:30 with H.S.H. Prince Albert II in attendance.
The week of festivities will feature “à la carte” Bavarian specialities and folkloric entertainment.
Many foodies will be attending directly from Bavaria, presenting an ideal opportunity to show once again the refined and innovative side of this regional cuisine!
And one more tasty and fun event near Monaco The Gourmand’Eze, three days dedicated to excellence.
For a few days (13, 14, 15 October), the village of Eze will transform into a vast theater of open-air taste and welcome the greatest chefs of the world who have come to share their passion, their craft with passionate public.
- Contemplate and taste the live preparations of the greatest chefs who do not hesitate to share secrets and tricks;
- Meeting of young artists;
- Participate in high-level conferences;
- Taste high-quality products;
- Attend amateur contests; visit themed exhibitions;
- Fun with olfactory emotions …
Another interesting event is Monaco Vintage that will take place on October 14th and 15th for a 1st edition in an emblematic place of Monaco: the Chapiteau de Fontvieille.
This edition will be placed under a more specialized selection, more focused on Design & Luxury.
“I Admire the Ease with Which You Make Catastrophic Decisions” is the name of a contemporary social comedy by Jean-Pierre Brouillaud with Mathilde Lebrequier and Renaud Danner on Saturday 14 October, at 8.30 pm and Sunday 15 October, at 4.30 pm Théâtre des Muses.
For sports fans there is a game to watch on Saturday 14 October at 7 pm Stade Louis II – Salle Omnisports Gaston Médecin: PRO A Basketball Championship: Monaco – Cholet.
For business people FERMA has revamped the programme to offer new formats and contributions from a wide range of experts. The event will take place from 15-18 October at the Grimaldi Forum, Monte Carlo.
The biggest pan-European risk management event of the year, FERMA Forum 2017, has as its topic: Putting Risk Managers in Pole Position – steering risks in turbulent times.
This week in Monaco started a new exhibition that you might have not seen yet: Exhibition of photographs by Matthieu Ricard organised by the Department of Cultural Affairs that is open every day (except Mondays) from 1 pm to 7 pm Salle d’Exposition, Quai Antoine Ier till Thursday 9 November.
A hundred or so photographs are on display, depicting the personal journey of this famous Buddhist monk and neurobiologist through the world of the Himalayas.
Matthieu Ricard is a Buddhist monk, author, photographer, scientist and founder of humanitarian projects in Asia. He first began taking photos at the age of ten. He says he is constantly learning through the works of photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Ansel Adams, Ernst Haas and Yann Arthus-Bertrand. His works have featured in numerous exhibitions throughout the world and have been published in magazines such as National Geographic France, Animan, L’Express and Terre Sauvage.
HelloMonaco hopes you’ll have a great weekend, and if you want to learn about exhibitions taking place in Monaco visit our Calendar.
So have fun and enjoy your weekend!