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Prince Albert II inaugurates the 32nd Monaco Yacht Show and other princely news

Prince Albert II inaugurates the 32nd Monaco Yacht Show

The Yacht show, Monaco’s second-largest event after the Grand Prix, was inaugurated by Prince Albert II on 27 September on the Port Hercule. Accompanied by the Minister of State, Pierre Dartout and Government Minister Céline Caron-Dagioni, the Prince toured some of the 566 stands and received a €52,000 donation from the event to support the Prince Albert II foundation.133 superyachts were part of the event.

Princess Caroline awards Nursing Diplomas to Graduates

Graduates of the Nursing Training Institute received their diplomas from Princess Caroline at the Lou Clapas amphitheater on 28 September. 29 nurses and 13 caregivers graduated from the three-year program. Among the 42 new graduates, 30 have already been recruited by the CHPG. 

Prince Albert II visits the Tara Polar Station Construction Site

Prince Albert II visited the Constructions Mécaniques de Normandie shipyard, working on the construction of the Tara Polar Station, a drifting science station currently being created in Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, on 29 September.

The Prince then participated in the 2nd Grand Océan Festival, where he gave a speech about protecting the seas and oceans before taking part in a round table discussion highlighting the Tara Polar Station.

Princely Couple and Charlotte Casiraghi inaugurate New Maritime Police Ship

The new “Saint-Georges” ship was inaugurated in the presence of Prince Albert II, Princess Charlene and Charlotte Casiraghi, who is the Godmother of Public Security, on 27 September.

The rapid intervention shuttle, which can accommodate up to 12 people and has a top speed of 45 knots, reinforces the Maritime Police fleet for rescue missions at sea.

Prince Charlene attends the Seniors Association Dance

Princess Charlene went to a lively dance event organized by the Monegasque Seniors Association on 24 September. The Princess received flowers and danced to live music on Place d’Armes, sharing a festive evening with the elders of the Principality.

Princely Couple visits Espace Lamartine, Monaco’s new Intergenerational Activity Venue

Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene discovered the Espace Lamartine, a new space for intergenerational activities, which opened its doors at the end of August. With a price tag of €7 million, the one thousand square metre community space is open to Monegasques, residents and schools of the Principality from 16 years old. The venue includes a restaurant, bar, spaces for physical activities and rooms available for private events. Archbishop Dominique-Marie David blessed the building during the princely visit.

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