The princely family gathered in front of the Princely Palace to attend the Open Air Circus Show on Saturday 13 January. The unique event drew large crowds and kicked off the Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival season, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year (1974-2024).
Prince Albert II, Princess Charlene, Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella attended the show with Princess Stephanie, Camille Gottlieb, Louis Ducruet, Pierre Casiraghi and Beatrice Borromeo. A festive parade with a brass band and performances with clowns and acrobats all took place at the event. Highlights included a trapeze performance and an awe-inspiring tight-rope walker who balanced atop an enormous flag with an image of Prince Rainier III on it.
Prince Albert II inaugurates ‘A Prince, a Museum’ Exhibition at the Anthropology Museum
The new ‘A Prince, a Museum’ exhibition was inaugurated by Prince Albert II on Thursday 11 January. Precious artefacts and sculptures behind glass surround photos of Princes Rainier III and are on display at the Monaco Prehistoric Anthropology Museum until 31 March.
Charlotte Casiraghi opens up about her Love of Literature and Feelings of Rejection…
In an interview by Madame Figaro on Friday 5 January, Charlotte Casiraghi opened up about her love of literature and philosophy and revealed that she felt disappointed by the reaction of certain people concerning her love of the written word.
Charlotte Casiraghi described offering a book to a friend and feeling that the friend would undoubtedly enjoy the gift. In return, she received a negative response from that friend. In diplomatic fashion, she went on to say that she is understanding of the reaction. Charlotte Casiraghi also spoke about her love of books coming from her mother, Princess Caroline, who is a very big reader and, according to Charlotte, always had a book in her bag.