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Father Christmas opens secretarial office at Monaco Post Office and other Monaco news

As winter holidays are approaching and the number of the Covid-19 cases are increasing the problem of sanitary measures is being raised more and more often. However it’s not the only topic discussed this week. Here we offer you the digest of the most interesting news.

Father Christmas opens secretarial office at Monaco Post Office

For the fifteenth year in a row, Father Christmas is opening a secretarial office at Monaco Post Office from Monday 22 November 2021. The entire team is already hard at work and will be in place until Friday 24 December 2021.

While Father Christmas, with the help of his elves, is getting the toys ready to deliver on Christmas Eve, the secretarial office will handle letters from children.

Seven Restaurants Shut Down for not Complying with Сovid Regulations

Seven Restaurants Shut Down for not Complying with Сovid Regulations

Monaco’s Police force has temporarily shut down seven restaurants for not complying with current health regulations in the Principality. And it’s not the first time. Last May, four restaurants were also forced to shut their doors for the same reason (only one restaurant is a repeat offender).

Although Covid-19 restrictions are much more lax compared with earlier regulations enforced during the pandemic, these seven restaurants were forced to shut down on 19 November for four to seven days to reprimand them for disobeying health regulations. The offence: employees at these seven restaurants were not wearing face masks, including employees who work in the kitchens and prepare food.

Monaco Сombines All Digital Services on New Platform “Mon Guichet”

all Digital Services on New Platform “Mon Guichet”

Monaco’s digital transition is “clicking” into place with the release of a streamlined new platform combining all digital services on one single portal called Mon Guichet.

Monegasques and Residents with a new identity card or residence card can now log in securely to their personal account. Through this one account it is now possible to, for example, request a civil status certificate, renew a residence permit or enrol a child into school. About 70 different services are now available on the digital platform.

A Surprise Weekend of Fireworks at the Qatar Grand Prix for Charles LeClerc as the season closes to a thriller

Charles Leclerc

From beginning to end Charles LeClerc had shocks in front of him in the Qatar Formula 1 Grand Prix. Despite the setbacks he did nevertheless bring home the bacon for his Ferrari team. Both he and team-mate Carlo Sainz managed against the odds to be in the points and nailed their chances for a Constructor’s Championship podium place beating out McLaren.

Monaco celebrates World Children’s Day

Monaco celebrates World Children’s Day
©Direction de la Communication – Michael Alesi

Every year, under the high patronage of H.S.H. Prince Albert II, the Principality comes together to celebrate the anniversary of the international Convention on the Rights of the Child, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 20 November 1989. By signing this international convention, the United Nations recognised the need to protect all of the world’s children and guarantee their basic rights wherever they are under threat.

Covid-19 in Monaco: number of cases stays high for two days in a row

Joint Monitoring Committee meets to discuss new measures introduced to control COVID-19 epidemic

Two days in a row the number of new positive cases of Covid-19 in Monaco stays over 30 against 13 or two cases only in the days before. This new pic of morbidity is an alert and a reminder about the unstable health situation not only in Monaco but also in Europe.

Thirty new positive cases of Covid-19 were registered on Wednesday 24 November and 45 new cases were recorded this Tuesday. Moreover, the incidence rate has almost doubled in one week in the Principality to 198.17 on 22 November compared to 106.91 on 15 November.

A glamorous Gala and charity auction by Club Vivanova raises vital funds for charity

Club Vivanova Gala Dinner
@Ekaterina Volynec @Club Vivanova

The 7th annual Club Vivanova Luxury Lifestyle Gala Dinner took place in Monaco on 13th November at the Fairmont Monte-Carlo Hotel. The editorial team of HelloMonaco Magazine not only were guests of the exclusive evening and official media partners of the Club, but also contributed a prize-lot towards the charity auction. 

The Campaign Against Violence to Women on November 25, 2021: “Violence, we must already be aware of it”

The Campaign Against Violence to Women
Céline Cottalorda surrounded by the artists of the film ©Direction de la Communication – Manuel Vitali

The Committee for the Promotion and Protection of Women’s Rights presented at the Beaux-Arts cinema its new campaign, carried out in the framework of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women which takes place on 25 November.

The objective of this day is to raise public awareness of the fight against violence against women and to remind people of the measures that are in place in the Principality.

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