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Princess Grace Academy Sweeps Dance Prizes and other Monaco news

At the end of another busy week in Monaco learn the most interesting and discussed news of the Principality in one article.

Unprecedented Multiple Winner, Princess Grace Academy Sweeps Dance Prizes

In February, the Final of the International Competition for Young Dancers of the prestigious Prix de Lausanne took place, an edition during which the Princess Grace Academy particularly shone.

Of the 70 dancers and 20 finalists who took part in the competition, three students from the school attached to the Ballets de Monte-Carlo stood out. 

Unmissable Vibrant Spring Arts Festival Blooming Anew in 2022

Unmissable Vibrant Spring Arts Festival Blooming Anew in 2022
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The event, under the presidency of H.R.H. Princess of Hanover, is a true institution in the Monegasque artistic panorama. It was born 37 years ago from the desire of Prince Rainier III to make the Principality a preferred stage for major masters and innovators in the Art of Music.

This one-month event, aims at portraying novel musical works and composers with a repertoire from the eleventh to the twenty-first century. But it is not just music. It includes art exhibits, round tables, master classes with maestros and musical creations in order to bring the new generation to the very heart of the music.

Covid-19: Immediate Easing of Restrictions Imposed to Protect the Health of Everyone in the Principality

Covid-19: Immediate Easing of Restrictions Imposed to Protect Health
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Given the favourable and rapid evolution of the health situation observed continuously for a week, the Sovereign Prince has decided to lighten the health measures in force in recent weeks. This decision follows the various consultations carried out by His Government in recent days, and in particular the discussions with the Conseil National during the Joint Monitoring Committee which was held this Friday, February 11. The health situation is improving.

AS Monaco has passed the 20 million social media fan mark

Kind Donor Rescues a Football Field from Storm Alex to the Delight of Local Kids

AS Monaco has just passed the symbolic milestone of 20 million followers on social media. Boosted by the 3rd strongest growth in Europe and particularly dynamic on TikTok where the step of 3 million followers has been reached, AS Monaco’s audience on social media is the 16th largest in Europe, the largest in Ligue 1 behind Paris SG.

AS Monaco continues its growth on social media. While the club had 15 million fans in February 2021, it now totals more than 20 million, an increase of over 30% in less than a year. This strong growth rewards the club’s efforts to develop AS Monaco’s global reach and address a young and connected audience, with a tone and content adapted to each platform, in the wake of the launch of the new brand in May 2021.

Covid-19: number of patients who died in Monaco after new virus reaches 50

Number of deaths from Covid-19 in Monaco reached 50

Since the outbreak of the new coronavirus began, 50 residents have already died after contracting the virus in Monaco. The latest was a 95-year-old woman who tested positive for Covid-19 and was hospitalised. But sadly, she passed away on Saturday 12th February at the Princess Grace Hospital. The Prince’s Government extends its most sincere condolences to the family and friends of this person and assures them of its full support at this time of sorrow.

Peace and Sport Organization appoints New CEO

Champions for Peace launch #WhiteCard Campaign 2021

Peace and Sport’s chief operating officer, Jean-Jérôme Perrin-Mortier, was recently appointed as the new CEO of the international organization. Jean-Jérôme Perrin-Mortier began his new position in February and is already actively supporting the development of the peace-through-sport movement.

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