Monaco Grand Prix is over but we are still talking about it and there are many reasons for that. However it’s not the only topic discussed this week. Find out what other pieces of news recently hit the headlines in Monaco.
When all eyes were on the Monaco Grand Prix on May 28th, this year, much of the world was unaware that Charles Leclerc had other things still fresh on his mind as did the Prancing Horse stable whose home at Maranello, in the Emilio Romagna region is known worldwide as the home of Ferrari and the Formula 1 racing team, Scuderia Ferrari.
It was a week earlier that the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix had been cancelled following discussions between Formula 1, the President of the FIA, including the relevant Ministers, the President of the Automobile Club of Italy, the President of Emilia-Romagna Region and the Mayor of the City. The worst floods in Italy in 100 years had just ripped through the region leaving thousands of victims of the flooding and their families and whole communities affected.
During last week’s Games of the Small States of Europe, Monaco finished fourth overall in the medal standings with thirty-three medals in eight disciplines. 13 gold, 8 silver and 12 bronze medals were claimed by Monaco during the 19th Games, which closed on 10 June in Malta. A result in line with the last edition of the European competition, which is reserved for countries who are members of the International Olympic Committee and have less than one million inhabitants.
In the early evening of Wednesday 14 June 2023 at the Auditorium Rainier III, in the presence of H.S.H. Prince Albert II, H.R.H. Princess Caroline of Hanover, H.S.H. Princess Stéphanie accompanied by her daughter Camille Gottlieb, Mélanie-Antoinette de Massy, H.E. M Pierre Dartout, Minister of State, Monseigneur Dominique-Marie David, Archbishop of Monaco, Yvette Lambin Berti, Secretary of State, Patrice Cellario, Government Counsellor – Minister of the Interior, Isabelle Berro-Amadei, Government Counsellor – Minister of External Relations and Cooperation, Françoise Gamerdinger, Director of Cultural Affairs, as well as senior representatives of the Prince’s Palace and the National Council, members of the Comité de Commémoration du Prince Rainier III, Mayor Georges Marsan and members of the Local Council hosted the Gala Concert of the Rainier III Academy, the first part of which was dedicated to Prince Rainier III as part of the commemoration of the centenary of his birth.
On Friday, June 9th, the three winners of the Monaco Ocean Protection Challenge were rewarded by HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco. This international competition, co-organized by the International University of Monaco (IUM), the Oceanographic Institute (Prince Albert I of Monaco Foundation), the Monaco Impact association and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, brought together over 100 students and young entrepreneurs from all around the world. The ceremony took place in the presence of Mr. Hervé Berville, Secretary of State for the Sea of the French Republic. The objective? To support the younger generation in developing new concepts and business models that have a positive and measurable environmental impact on the ocean.
The hundred participants, representing around 23 different nationalities (including the United States, Mexico, Italy, France, Turkey…), and coming from about twenty international universities and business schools, worked from mid-January to the end of April 2023 to create a business plan presenting new entrepreneurial concepts for a more sustainable ocean.
The Chef and Restaurateur, Nobu Matsuhisa and the corporate Chef of Nobu, Herve Courtot share their hopes for the future
The legendary Chef and Restaurateur, Nobu Matsuhisa, visited Monaco last weekend. HelloMonaco couldn’t miss this incredible opportunity to speak with the culinary icon and the corporate star Chef of Nobu, Herve Courtot, about the history of Nobu’s partnership with Robert De Niro, their debuting new locations (including Monte-Carlo), the signature dishes of Nobu restaurant, and their hopes for the future. Here is what they had to share…