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Hereditary Prince Jacques Challenge Boules Tournament and other Monaco news

Here is a brief summary of what was going on in the Principality this week in case you missed any of the interesting news.

A Surprise Win Indeed at the Hereditary Prince Jacques Challenge Boules Tournament

The third edition of the Hereditary Prince Jacques Challenge boules tournament took place this latest weekend in the Principality. 

And it was as exciting as it is popular. Imagine 256 teams of three including many teams from the Principality. Not to mention that more than another hundred teams were knocking on the door to be admitted. But due to the sanitary protocols, there had to be a common-sense limit on the number of teams who were fortunate to qualify to play. And, in all, there were fifteen teams representing the Principality.

Discover the Mini Pavilion at Port Hercule twinned with the wonders of the Monaco Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

Monaco view

On Friday October 8th, the inauguration ceremony of the Mini Pavilion at Port Hercule was held in the presence of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, Albert Croesi, Commissioner General of the Monegasque Pavilion and an official delegation.

In Monaco, junior tennis players battle it out for the prestigious Masters title at the Europe Junior Masters Monte-Carlo

the Europe Junior Masters Monte-Carlo
Photo by cottonbro @Pexels

The Europe Junior Masters Monte-Carlo tennis tournament brings junior tennis players together to fight for the title from 13th to 15th October at the Monte Carlo Country Club courts. There are eight players in each category.

Seventeen European countries are represented at the tournament, including a large delegation from Russia and the Czech Republic. Nicola Josic the young player from Switzerland and the recent winner of the European Championship in the Under-14 category will also be in attendance.

Maison NOIR Monaco and Margaux Swimwear at the Rendez-Vous Riviera in St. Tropez Polo Club

Rendez-vouz Riviera Supercars in St Tropez
Haute Models presentng collections by Maison NOIR, Margaux Swimwear, Marli Dresses and d’Angel Ann

The village is buzzing but not over-crowded, the weather is perfect and the classic sailing yachts create a backdrop to the weekend. Simply the perfect way to launch the inaugural Rendez-Vous Riviera at the prestigious St. Tropez Polo Club. A fascinating supercar event, with a spectacular party, celebrating style, fashion and the unique ambience of Saint-Tropez.

More than just a spectacular car show, Rendez-Vous Riviera was full of fashion extravaganza, with models emerging from the clubhouse following different themes, from beach wear through to streetwear and then elegant evening wear, making their way around the rare and collectible cars.

IMSEE Report: Positive Economic Trends in Post-pandemic Monaco

IMSEE Report: Positive Economic Trends in Post-pandemic Monaco

The economic impact of the ongoing pandemic is easing up for Monaco, as seen by a new report published by the IMSEE. The data, which is cumulative since 1 January, reflects the first six months of 2021 and shows a big difference compared with last year’s results.

Charles Leclerc just a Fateful Tyre Choice away from Podium in Turkey


Charles Leclerc appears to be able to defy gravity. Even he can’t fully explain how he manages to do it. 

In the Turkish Formula One Grand Prix, with a Ferrari that with a good racing driver would at best be competing in the middle of the pack, Charles somehow squeezes that extra ounce of performance out of it. 

Club Vivanova hosts Luxury 2021 Gala in Monaco with a purpose, raising funds for those in need

Club Vivanova Luxury Lifestyle Charity Gala Dinner
© Club Vivanova

The 7th annual Club Vivanova Luxury Lifestyle Charity Gala Dinner is this year scheduled for Saturday, 13th November. Organisers are encouraging people to give back and contribute to charity at the glitzy gala that offers a fun-filled evening of fine food and entertainment.

The gala event enables distinguished business leaders from across the globe, Club Vivanova members, and VIP partners to enjoy a fantastic night out with a purpose.

L’Anse du Portier Takes Shape: Future Bowling Alleys Secured for Monaco’s Youth

L’Anse du Portier Takes Shape: Future Bowling Alleys Secured for Monaco’s Youth
Photo by Matthias Zomer@ Pexels

Just opposite the entrance to l’Anse du Portier, Monaco’s new island paradise captured from the sea – sitting in a strategic position is a popular hang-out for Monaco’s children and youth (and adults too) where they can bowl and play video games, billiards and table football. You can’t miss it; it is the dominant white establishment located at 32 boulevard Louis II.

Prince Albert II participated in 76th United Nations General Assembly

76th United Nations General Assembly
76 AG ONU – ©DR

The General Debate of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly was held from 21 to 27 September 2021, with heads of state and government sharing their message in a hybrid format for the first time.

H.S.H. Prince Albert II participated virtually, and highlighted His Government’s diligent and committed management of the health crisis, and the support that had been given to people and businesses in the Principality.

Nature Weekend in the Principality’s gardens

The Japanese Garden
By Jean Ronin

The Gardens Section of the Department of Urban Amenities is holding the 1st Nature Weekend on 16 and 17 October 2021 in the gardens of the Principality.

Free events, including tours, workshops, games and opportunities for visitors to immerse themselves in the world of each garden, will be organised by the Department’s gardeners from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on both days. The events are open to all and there is no need to book.

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