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Ballets of Monte-Carlo: Cultural Ambassadors for the Principality and other Monaco news

No doubt the 43rd International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo is now in the spotlight. But if you wonder what else was happening this week in Monaco here we selected for you the most interesting news.

Ballets of Monte-Carlo: Cultural Ambassadors for the Principality

Ballets de Monte Carlo
@www.balletsdemontecarlo.com

Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo will be offering a particularly captivating dance program this spring and summer 2019.  Highlights of the company’s next choreographic seasons include two unique creations.

The first, by Jean-Christophe Maillot, will remind audiences of the ‘F(Ê)AITES DE LA DANSE!’ An exceptional production which took place on 1 July 2017 which featured dancers from the company. Accompanied by Antonio Castrignanò and his orchestra from Apulia, they played Coré Meu by Jean-Christophe Maillot to cheering crowds at Place du Casino.

Club for Seniors relocates to New Premises

Club le Temps de Vivre
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After having welcomed its members for more than 35 years at their location on avenue Président J.F. Kennedy, the Temps de Vivre Club has just moved.  The Club, reserved for retired residents of the Principality, includes 195 members between the ages of 57 and 96.  They recently took up their new quarters at the beginning of January in their temporary premises, located at 4, boulevard Charles III.

New Sunday Store Openings: Vibrant Sundays For Tourists and Locals Alike

New Sunday Store Openings: Vibrant Sundays For Tourists and Locals Alike
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It’s done. HelloMonaco had signalled last autumn Sunday store openings were coming. Didier Gamerdinger, Minister for Health and Social Affairs was busy back then dotting the I’s and crossing the t’s for the Government. At the same time the Conseil National has been leading the charge. It is clearly happy with the final result, following input from their own Primo constituents. They have voted unanimously for the law. The world is spinning around and Monaco will compete with the best now seven days a week. Excelling in a fiercely competitive global market-place is the name of the game.

Did you know? … Why the 1st Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival was different from other editions?

Circus Awards
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From January 17 to 27, the 43rd Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival will take place in the Principality. This is one of the most exciting annual events in Monaco. Rich programme, breathtaking performances, big names… For 43 years, the festival has drawn the attention of the international circus community. During this period, different generations of famous circus dynasties took part in the event.

Though, the festival couldn’t immediately conquer the hearts of viewers and artists.

Minister of State Serge Telle Warmly Embraces Free and Healthy Press in 2019

Minister of State Serge Telle
@gouv.mc

Minister of State Serge Telle has launched the year 2019 not only with Good Wishes but with a call to action. He is particularly energized to get the message across about the vital role of the press in society. To show just how strongly he wishes to encourage a healthy press he convened a New Year’s meeting at the Yacht Club to share his sentiments in an atmosphere of conviviality and optimism for the New Year.

Monegasque Residents receive Grants for Electric Vehicles

Monegasque Residents receive Grants for Electric Vehicles
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To encourage the purchase of environmentally friendly vehicles, the Monegasque Government is issuing grants to residents to help them purchase clean or low-emission vehicles. Since 1994, the year of the policys creation, the subsidies hasevolved to focus on greener vehicles, taking technological developments into account.

International schools on the French Riviera

Bilingual schools in Monaco and Cote d’Azur

Every parent in Monaco sooner or later faces a problem: which school to choose for their child. In this article we are going to present the 5 best International Schools on the French Riviera.

Parents spend a lot of time weighing “pros” and “cons” of bilingual education. First you need to find out your child’s motivation. Watch his/her environment, make sure s/he understands the necessity of learning a second language, and to pay particular attention to the school’s staff. Supportive parents and teachers must compensate the stress of a bilingual environment.

Does your Chrtismas tree deserve a second life? Recycling it in the Principality

Does your Chrtismas tree deserve a second life: how to Recycle it in Monaco
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From now until 31 January 2019, Christmas Tree Recycling zones are open and accepting trees all over the Principality.

Christmas trees that once lit up homes across Monaco can now have a second life, thanks to a collection service that began last year.  Instead of throwing trees away or abandoning them on the streets of the Principality, bring in the new year with an environmentally responsible deed by recycling your evergreen (and helping the community remain evergreen).

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