Wednesday 22

Monaco Yacht Show 2021

The Monaco Yacht Show is back this year in a reconfigured 2021 edition. Lasting for four days from Wednesday, September 22 until September 25, the Principality’s Port Hercule will host the yachting industry’s biggest names.

A long list of exhibitors at the 2021 MYS can be found on the official website, and their products and vessels can be discovered in person at the show.

Having been cancelled in 2020 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the return of the MYS this year has been highly anticipated, but will not be without strict sanitary measures. Visitors will have to wear a face mask and present a valid health pass for each day that they wish to attend the show.

Further information can be discovered on the MYS website.

Thursday 23

Monte-Carlo Gala 2021

Marking the 15th anniversary of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and the 5th edition of the Monte-Carlo Gala is the 2021 Monte-Carlo Gala.

This year, the highly prestigious evening will be held at the Prince’s Palace, and will support the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation’s actions in favour of Planetary health, and the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation’s work for the well-being and development of children.

Due to the exclusivity of this event, reservations can only be made by calling either +377 98 98 81 01 or +377 98 98 44 74. Further information can be discovered on the Monte-Carlo Gala website.

Dmitri Goldobine recital

Dmitri Goldobine will celebrate ‘200 years of English music’ by performing the music of Byrd, Dowland, Gibbons, Purcell, Blow, Handel and more with a harpsichord and lute.

Goldobine’s first recital this week will commence at 20:30 at the St Paul’s Anglican Church in Monaco on Thursday, September 23.

The second concert will take place at the St Michael’s Anglican Church in Beaulieu a day later, on Friday, September 24.

Tickets to either concert can be bought at the door from 20:00 at a price of 20 euros.

‘From the Heart to the Hearts & From Body to Art’ grand opening

The MY ART GOES BOOM series continues at the L’Entrepôt gallery with this special exhibition of not one, but two artists.

Dave van Dorst will present his artwork under the title of ‘From the Heart to the Hearts’, and as the title suggests, the focus here is very much on hearts, in just about every colour there is.

Samantha Ganotakis brings another dimension to this exhibition with striking pieces that highlight the woman’s body.

Both artists and their artworks can be discovered from 18:30 at the grand opening in the L’Entrepôt gallery, located at 22 Rue de Millo in Monaco. This exhibition will run until September 29.

Friday 24

‘Don’t Give Up’ tribute concert

Kate Bush and Peter Gabriel present a tribute performance in their ‘Don’t Give Up’ concert at the Espace Léo Ferré.

Doors to the concert will open at 19:30, and tickets cost 18 euros per person. Further information can be found on the event’s website, or by calling +377 93 10 12 10.

Saturday 25

Anna Vissi in concert

Greek singing sensation Anna Vissi will perform in the Principality for the first time, on the stage of the Salle des Étoiles.

Also a talented songwriter and actress, Vissi began her career in the 1980, and brought her music to the international level in the early 2000s.

This intimate concert will be paired with a dinner, and part of the proceeds will be donated to Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation.

Discover more information and reserve tickets on the Monte-Carlo SBM website.

Sunday 26

European Heritage Day 2021

For the 26th European Heritage Day, the focus is on ‘Women and Heritage’, a broad topic, and one which will be celebrated throughout the Principality this year.

40 Monegasque venues and institutions will open their doors to educate, celebrate and inspire visitors. There is something for everyone on this European Heritage day, and the full list of participating places can be found on the EHD Monaco website.

‘At the Heart of Music’ – an OPMC concert

The 2021/22 Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra ‘grande saison’ opening concert is fully reserved.

Looking Forward

Lang Lang in Concert

Pianist Lang Lang will perform Bach’s Goldberg Variations in concert at the Grimaldi Forum on Thursday, October 21.

Featured image courtesy of the Monaco Yacht Show: MYS 2018