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Every year, Monaco hosts multiple charity events. However, only one of them bring together Hollywood A-listers in the Principality. Leonardo DiCaprio, Gloria Gaynor, Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom and many others have already taken part in the Monte Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean, aimed at raising funds for the protection of the oceans. This year, the event is held on September 26 during the Monaco Yacht Show.
Recently at the Yacht Club de Monaco, Monaco Economic Board (MEB) held its 36th Members Rendezvous. MEB Chairman Michel Dotta welcomed the up to 350 attending the Members Rendezvous on the Yacht Club de Monaco’s magnificent terrace – an excellent venue to make contacts, continue their networking and further their businesses.
After Paris, London, Los Angeles, Tokyo and Mexico, it’s now Monaco’s turn to introduce Citymapper, a free mobile app that guides users through the city, which has been adopted by more than 20 million users around the world. Here, the aim is to combine walking with, as a priority, all modes of transport that offer an alternative to the car. The project is being undertaken as part of the #ExtendedMonaco programme, with the aim of providing users with better information on transport options and supporting the mobility policy of the Prince’s Government, particularly with regard to eco-responsible travel.
Winner of the 14th edition of the Monaco Classic Week is the sailing ship Puritan. Imagine close to a thousand sailors, on sailboats, Rivas, motor-yachts, canoes and yokes. More than 125 boats came to memorialize a week, dedicated to “the Art of Sea Life”. There were nautical tests as well as culinary, artistic and elegance contests. The Monaco Classic Week is a delight for everyone whether they are serious sailors, partygoers, or connoisseurs of heritage.
On Saturday 21 September, the Monaco Trott’n’Roll took place, a day of full of sport and charity dedicated to children fighting paediatric cancers and rare diseases. On the Promenade Honoré II of Monaco, children used their scooters in the fight against cancer. The event was organized by the Flavien Foundation and was a magnificent success. Under a cloudy but mild sky, dozens of children rode through a circuit in the Principality.
Looking down on the Yacht Club from Monaco’s exclusive seawater Spa, “Thermes Marins”, the new club-house really is a magnificent icon of multi-decked architecture – inaugurated in 2014 and designed by internationally renowned architect Lord Norman Foster.
We hear a lot about digitization in the business world but it is also vital to our future health. And Princess Grace Hospital is leading the charge with its E-CHPG project. Head of the hospital, it’s 37 year old Director, Monégasque Benoîte de Sevelinges, clearly will have it as a priority. HelloMonaco has been tracking closely the reports on progress including reports in the press.
Hollywood Stars are Joining Forces with HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco to Save the Ocean and Fight Climate Change
Impressive List of International Stars to Attend and Perform at the Third Annual Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean in Support of Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation Initiatives to Protect the Global Ocean.
The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, the world leading Foundation for the protection of the Global Ocean and the Planet’s Environment, today revealed the impressive list of international artists and superstars who will join HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco on September 26, 2019, at the thirdMonte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean, which is the world’s biggest charity fundraiser of today.