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Princely family attends the Rainier III Documentary Screening and other news

The Princely family attended the screening of ‘Rainier III par lui-même’ as part of this year’s centenary celebrations, at the Grimaldi Forum on 4 July. Prince Albert II, Princess Caroline, Princess Stephanie, Camille Gottlieb, Louis Ducruet, Marie Ducruet, Princess Alexandra, Ben-Sylvester Strautman, Andrea Casiraghi and Tatiana Casiraghi attended the documentary.

Directed by Yann-Anthony Noghes, with historical advice from Thomas Fouilleron and Vincent Vatrican, this film aims to paint a political and intimate portrait of the sovereign based on interviews, speeches and what he was able to say about his journey and his reign.

Prince Albert II meets XV de France Rugby Team

Prince Albert II met the XV de France Rugby Team, who are currently training in Monaco at the Louis II Stadium. On Thursday 6 July, the Prince greeted all the players and staff before talking with coach Fabien Galthié. France’s national rugby team is training in preparation for the next Rugby World Cup, which will take place in France from 8 September to 28 October.

Prince Albert II and Princess Alexandra visit the Monet Exhibition

Prince Albert II and Princess Alexandra attended the new Monet en pleine lumière (“Monet in Full Light”) exhibition at the Grimaldi Forum on 8 July. Curated by Marianne Mathieu, the exhibition retraces Monet’s work and explores the artist’s stays on the Riviera. The exhibition runs until 3 September 2023 and features 100 paintings, some of which are on loan from the Princely Government.

Prince Albert II and Princess Caroline visit Artmonte-Carlo 2023

Prince Albert II and Princess Caroline attended the 7th Artmonte-Carlo at the Grimaldi Forum. The art fair is a leading platform for contemporary art, modern art and contemporary design on the French Riviera. Under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco and the direction of Thomas Hug, the two-day event hosted a prestigious selection from international galleries, presented in parallel with the Claude Monet retrospective.

Prince Albert II inaugurates the Maison du Numérique

Prince Albert II inaugurated the Maison du Numérique, a new local space which supports digital technology, on 7 July. In the presence of Minister of State Pierre Dartout, Brigitte Boccone-Pages, President of the National Council, Etienne Franzi, President of Monaco Telecom,and many political and economic personalities from the Principality, the new space is part of the Principality’s digital transformation program, Extended Monaco.

Prince Albert II inaugurates the Maison du Numérique
H.S.H. Prince Albert II inaugurated the Maison du Numérique, (from left to right) Brigitte Boccone-Pages, President of the National Council, Louis Ducruet, Xavier Niel, majority shareholder of Monaco Telecom, Pierre Dartout, Minister of State, Marjorie Crovetto, 2nd Deputy Mayor, and Anthony Boccone, Head of the Digital Center © Direction de la Communication – Manuel Vitali

Located in the heart of the Jardins d’Apolline, it will provide Monegasques, residents and workers with the keys to understanding and using digital products and services. Equipped with interactive terminals and a wide range of equipment (smartphones, tablets, computers, connected TV, Fibre internet) the Maison du Numérique will host a varied program of workshops and conferences to guide visitors through digital tools and services.

“The risk of a digital divide for the entire population, and especially for seniors, is a reality. Supporting the population for better daily use of information and communication technologies is one of our priority issues,” said Marjorie Crovetto, 2nd Deputy Mayor.

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