Prince Albert and Princess Charlene at French Grand Prix
Prince Albert of Monaco and Princess Charlene created a sensation when they appeared in the paddocks of the French Grand Prix. Although Miss France 2018, Maeva Couckealso, was also in attendance, the Princely couple stole the show. Camera flashes surrounded the Prince and Princess as they arrived about forty minutes before the F1 in Castellet. Despite their busy schedules, Prince Albert and Princess Charlene stopped to sign autographs for fans. The couple then visited the Renault stands to greet Charles Leclerc, Monaco’s star race driver, before the big race.
Prince Albert inaugurates first Monaco Transition Forum
Prince Albert II, constant defender of the environment, inaugurated the very first Monaco Transition Forum at the Grimaldi Forum. Putting the economy at the service of the planet during the current global climate change emergency is the forum’s main objective. Prince Albert II is the link between the digital revolution and the environmental one and he hopes to move our economies onto cleaner paths. Leading by example, Prince Albert has recently signed an agreement with Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris. The Mayor signed as president of the C40 Cities network and Prince Albert II represented the International Olympic Committee, to promote the organization of clean Olympic Games in future cities.
Prince Albert attends Prince’s Carabinieri Football Match
Diamond FC won the Prince Albert II Cup final against the Prince’s Carabinieri, in the Rainier-III Challenge’s 7-a-side football competition. Prince Albert II attended the game which was held at the municipal stadium of Cap d’Ail. He was accompanied by Minister of State Serge Telle and Stéphane Valeri, President of the National Council.
The game started rather calmly with both teams allowing themselves time to observe one another. But after the first goal was scored during the tenth minute there was no stopping the Diamond FC who won the final cup game 8-0. Diamond FC knocked out Prince’s Carabinieri in the final game of the prestigious tournament.
Prince Albert attends CHPG director Patrick Bini’s Retirement
Prince Albert spoke at CHPG director Patrick Bini’s retirement event. The 66 year old director passed the torch to Monegasque Benoîte de Sevelinges and will be moving to Nice for his retirement. Prince Albert II added a touch of humour to the farewell by thanking the director for not moving too far, in case Monaco needs him. The sovereign also thanked Patrick Bini for having contributed, not only to the development of the CHPG, but also to the excellence of health care in the Principality.
During his retirement speech, Patrick Bini said he is leaving with the feeling of accomplishment.
Back in July 2008, then deputy director of the CHU de Nice, Patrick Bini was chosen by Prince Albert II to take the reins of the Princess Grace Hospital. Ten years later, he has helped turn the institution into the modern and efficient hospital it is today.
Prince Albert at 18th Mediterranean Games
The sovereign travelled to Tarragona, Spain to spend time with and encourage athletes from the Principality who are competing in the 18th Mediterranean Games. Prince Albert II was welcomed to Tarragona by Amar Addadi, President of the International Olympic Games Committee and others before he was given a tour of the competition venues. He then had the opportunity to watch Monegasque table tennis star Xiaoxin Yang before having lunch with all 21 Monegasque competitors, to help inspire them before the competitions.
Prince Albert participates in Sapaudia Bike Race
Prince Albert II, along with Bernard Hinault, former French cyclist and five time winner of the Tour de France, rode the first 20km of the 450km race that they sponsored. The race was set up by the La Sapaudia association, whose role is to raise awareness of bone marrow donations and support all forms of handicapped people. The race saw 200 entries of handicapped people accompanied in tandem by their educators, who have been training tirelessly over the over the past few months. The race took place on the mountainous roads outside of Nice.
Prince Albert attends CREM 8th Anniversary
Prince Albert II attended a beautiful cocktail evening for CREM’s 8th anniversary at the Metropole Hotel Monte Carlo. All members of the non-profit social club were in attendance to celebrate. CREM, Monaco’s Club for Foreign Residents, contributes to the welcoming and integration of foreigners who have chosen to live in Monaco. The Club is under the Presidency of Honour of Prince Albert II.
Princess Caroline and Charlotte Casiraghi attended LGCT’s reception
Princess Caroline of Hanover and Charlotte Casiraghi attended a reception held before Monte Carlo International Horse Jumping 2018 contest of Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT) 2018 season. Monte Carlo International Horse Jumping 2018 contest is being held between the dates of June 28-30, 2018 beside Port Hercules in Monaco. (Source: www.newmyroyals.com).