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Stelios Philanthropic Foundation joined up with Peace and Sport and other Monaco news

While the entire Catholic world is getting ready to celebrate Easter HelloMonaco selected the most interesting articles of this week, in case you missed any of these news.

Stelios Philanthropic Foundation joined up with Peace and Sport to promote sport as a bi-communal dialogue tool

Stelios Philanthropic Foundation & Peace and Sport promoting sport for dialogue
H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco participating to #WhiteCard campaign 2019 with Mr Joël Bouzou and Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou (Stelios Foundation Hall, 10th April 2019).©Valeria Maselli/ Peace and Sport

“Sport has the power to change the world; it has the power to inspire, the power to unite people in a way that little else does”, used to say Nelson Mandela, whose commitment against South African apartheid and any form of inequalities will always be remembered. As a natural outgrowth of that belief, the UN General Assembly based in New York conceived in 2013 a special celebration marking off the yearly calendar: the 6th April has been declared as the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP).

Energy Transition Accelerates with the Birth of Monaco’s Most Powerful Solar Plant

Energy Transition Accelerates with the Birth of Monaco’s Most Powerful Solar Plant
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Monaco is trailblazing again – this time with renewable energy. Within our small Principality there are already about 15 mini power plants. Now there are 16 or more and just inaugurated is the biggest right in its heart. What is intriguing about this latest development at Monte Carlo Bay is that big does not have to mean less beautiful. Not at all! And it’s especially important for a flagship SBM property. Aesthetics is one of the most important criteria for this luxury Resort which is sitting on the Mediterranean in its own beautiful peninsula.

Playing tennis at the top and living as a gentleman: a winning combination for Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal
Rafael Nadal being awarded by H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco in the presence of H.S.H. Princess Charlene and Baroness Elisabeth-Ann de Massy, president of Monte-Carlo Country Club (Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters 2018). © REALIS

Known as «The King of Clay» thanks to his skilled, powerful and lethal tennis technique and tactics, Rafael Nadal, the renowned Spanish tennis player from Mallorca, is ranked at the top of the list at world Professional Tennis Association (ATP) tournaments, being the clear winner and record holder at Rolex Monte-Carlo Mastersand other major events like Roland Garros, Barcelona ATP 500 and the US Open. Rafael has had a successful professional career accompanied by a reputation for fairness, comradeship and respect for others — all great sporting values. But what is his attitude to sport and lifestyle? HelloMonaco had the privilege to ask him exclusively.

The Monaco Yacht Show modifies its opening times

Monaco Yacht Show
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From Wednesday 25th to Saturday 28th September 2019, the Monaco Yacht Show will again welcome the international yachting world to the Principality of Monaco, offering a total immersion in the fascinating universe of luxury yachting.

The stars of tennis received by H.S.H. Prince Albert II Sovereign Prince of Monaco at the Palace

The stars of tennis received by H.S.H. Prince Albert II Sovereign Prince of Monaco at the Palace
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Sunday, April the 14th 2019 – At the opening of the 113th edition of the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters, eleven of the best players participating in the Tournament had the immense privilege of being received by H.S.H. Prince Albert II at the Palace.

1000th F1 Race in China – Ferrari in the Spotlight of Controversy over LeClerc

1000th F1 Race in China - Ferrari in the Spotlight of Controversy over LeClerc
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China had a little bit of everything for motor racing enthusiasts. And it poses a lot of questions for what promises to be a magical F1 Grand Prix season. Did you know that this was the one thousandth race in the history of the Championship since 1950? So whoever would win pole position or be eventually on the podium would claim their own special place in history too.

Jimmy’z Night Club Explodes with its Summer Program: Showstoppers Galore

Jimmy’z
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The night life of this tiny state, full of its own special charm is about to rev up thanks to the unique international night club Jimmy’z, determined to continue to shine as the most glamorous venue in Europe. Jimmy’z doors are open ready for a smash new season in 2019 with talented resident DJ’s, Pop Heart, Go Deep, Urban Jimmy’z and Industry Night. Turbo-charged anew for the action starting this month and throughout the Summer a world-class line-up is already signed up.

Catholic Easter and Chocolate Bunny Tradition

Easter
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This year the entire Catholic world will celebrate Easter on the 21st of April. Easter is traditionally celebrated on the first Sunday following the first full moon after the vernal equinox. It does not have a fixed date in the calendar and falls on a different day each year.

International Security Innovations Exhibited in Monaco

Platinum Security Exhibition
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The Platinum Security Exhibition, an international tradeshow which features high-end private security items, took place at the Grimaldi Forum between 10 to 12 April under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco. The event was an exceptional opportunity to meet French and international players in the security sectors and find solutions to secure personal and commercial assets.

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