21.10.2014 0

Monaco: Another successful year for visitors and exhibitors at last month's prestigious Monaco Yacht Show

Monaco Yacht Show 2014

The 24th edition of the Monaco Yacht Show, which took place from 24th-27th September this year, was, as predicted, a great success, welcoming over 30,000 visitors to see the 115 super yachts and 510 companies present at the event. Read more …

21.10.2014 0

Monaco: Interview with Sabrina, the founder of Sabrina Monte-Carlo

Sabrina Monte-Carlo opens new boutique

Sabrina Monte-Carlo, the exclusive interior design brand, has opened a new boutique on the Avenue Princess Grace in Monaco. The new venture will join Sabrina’s established 'Arts de la Table' boutique on the Principality’s Boulevard des Moulins and add to a growing portfolio which also comprises stores in St Jean Cap Ferrat and Menton. In an exclusive interview with The Riviera Times at the opening of her new boutique, Sabrina discussed the success of her brand and why her philosophy is so important. Read more …

19.10.2014 0

Monaco: Monte Carlo Jazz Festival returns to Monte Carlo Opera for the ninth time

World jazz tour in Monte Carlo

Monte Carlo Opera's Salle Garnier will host the 9th edition of the Monte Carlo Jazz Festival this November. The historic theatre will provide a stunning backdrop to the contemporary jazz which is the theme of this year's event. Read more …

15.10.2014 0

Monaco: International Hydrographic Organisation met in the Principality earlier this month

International Hydrographic Conference held in Monaco

The fifth conference for the International Hydrographic Organisation (OHI) took place in Monaco from 6th-10th October, attended by representatives from 82 member states.Read more …

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Provence & Côte d'Azur: Midfielder becomes the first Barcelona and Spain player to win prestigious award

Iniesta wins Golden Foot in Monaco

Andres Iniesta, the Barcelona maestro, will have his feet immortalised on Monaco’s Promenade des Champions after winning the 2014 Golden Foot award. The footballer was the most popular player in an online poll, overcoming stiff competition from the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney.Read more …

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Monaco: Principality to follow in the footsteps of 30 major European cities

Monaco to host a Nuit Blanche in 2015

The Monegasque Government has announced that it will be hosting a Nuit Blanche in 2015. The event, which has been established in many cities across Europe, promotes art and culture with museums, galleries and exhibitions staying open into the early hours of the morning. Read more …

13.10.2014 0

Monaco: Fundraising Gala held to celebrate ISM anniversary

International School of Monaco celebrates 20th birthday

The International School of Monaco celebrated its 20th anniversary at a Fundraising Gala held at Sporting d’Été last month, an event attended by Prince Albert II as well as over 500 of the school’s parents, staff, and members of the Monagesque community. Meanwhile, ISM's increasing popularity means it has decided to launch a development programme. Read more …

08.10.2014 0

Monaco: Man pays out 56,000 euros after falling victim to letter scam

Monegasque man scammed out of 56 thousand euros

A retiree in Monaco was scammed out of 56,000 euros after being told he had won almost two million euros in the lotto. The Monegasque court has decided to compensate the victim more than half this sum, while the hunt continues for the culprit. Read more …

08.10.2014 0

Monaco: the truth will be known by the end of the year

Twins rumour resurfaces

According to Hello! magazine, Princess Charlene has chosen to reveal to the world that she is expecting twins via the tabloid. While other media are running the "exclusive", the rest of us are waiting to hear actual confirmation from the palace or the princess herself.Read more …

07.10.2014 0

Monaco: Temporary pavilions to replace closed boutiques recently opened to the public

Decisions behind the Monte Carlo Pavilions revealed

Architect Chérif Jahlan has revealed why the futuristic pavilions were chosen for the Boulingrins Gardens, and not a more traditional design in keeping with the iconic Belle Époque buildings of the Casino Square. The pebble-shaped retail stores were inaugurated on 4th October, to a mixed response from the public.Read more …

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SET Theatre are back on the scene

The South of France English Theatre is back on the stages of the Riviera, with an exciting new production 'Dial M for Murder', Frederick Knott’s iconic play which became an international success thanks to Alfred Hitchcock’s cinematic adaption. Read more …

It’s about thyme! Provençal herb protected in France

Following in the footsteps of 'Niçois olives', 'camembert cheese', and 'champagne', 'Provençal thyme' has now been granted protected status, ensuring that only thyme grown using traditional methods in designated areas of Provence can be sold under the name. Read more …

New improved drug test trial for Alpes Maritimes drivers

Over the next six months, an enhanced drug test is being trialled on drivers in the Alpes Maritimes. Removing the need to clinically confirm drug use, the test, if proven effective, will then be rolled out across France.Read more …