Tuesday 20

L’Assignation – theatre

She bears a Russian first name, and the surname of one of France’s greatest writers and thinkers. But Tania de Montaigne is black. She embarks on a full assault against the word Race, and the assignations that follow from it. Adapted by Tania de Montaigne and Stéphane Foenkinos, directed by Stéphane Foenkinos, starring Tania de Montaigne. Artistic collaboration by Florence Maury, Clara Choï and Aymen Bouchou. In French. On Tuesday, December 20, at 20:00 at the Théâtre Princesse Grace. Discover more and reserve your tickets at the TPG Monaco website.

Les Carabiniers du Prince – exhibition

Twelve photographs dating from 1890 to 2022 are presented, in chronological order to portray the history of the Carabinieri du Prince, closely linked to that of Monaco and the Prince’s family. This prestigious military unit, with 124 Carabinieri, provides daily security at the Prince’s Palace, the security of the Sovereign Family, of its property and dependencies with Its motto, “Honour, Loyalty and Dedication.” Free exhibition at the Gare de Monte Carlo until February 16, 2023.

Friday 23

Christmas Concert

Barbara MORIANI (soprane), Marcello FORMENT (organ) at the Saint Nicholas Church Fontvieille at 20:00 on Friday, December 23. Free entry.

Church Services during the festive period

Saturday, December 24

Christmas Eve Midnight Mass at 23:00 at Saint Charles & at 23:30 at Saint Paul’s Anglican Church, Monte-Carlo.


Mission Polaire – Polar Mission – an interactive entertainment for the entire family

Christmas Holiday Entertainment at the Oceanographic Museum offers five new thematic areas: from the discovery of the Poles to the wildlife they shelter in passing trough the humans that populate them and explore them. The iconic IMMERSION room takes you to the Poles by offering you the experience of life and interaction with bears, belugas and even penguins in six different scenarios. You will be up most close to the animals and propelled to the heart of the Poles! The programme continues until January 2023.

Discover more at the Oceanographic Museum website.

Monaco on Stage – 100 ans de concerts à Monaco

The immersive exhibition includes corridors marked with autographs, reconstructions of dressing rooms, and some exclusive, never-before-seen content on stars who have performed in Monaco. It is also an opportunity to discover music from the ‘inside’.

Visitors will be able to listen to guitars vibrating to the sound of iconic riffs, enjoy an astounding and unique version of the famous song ‘My Way’, experience the feelings of being onstage as well as learning the ties that bind Ella Fitzgerald and Alicia Keys, or what Céline Dion, Mariah Carey and Josephine Baker have in common. Monaco Onstage – 100 ans de concerts à Monaco – promises a musical and visual experience like no other. Until Saturday December 31, from 13:00 to 19:00 at Salle d’Exposition du Quai Antoine Ier. Free admission, tours with commentary (information available on site). Closed December 25, 2022.

A Walk in the South Tyrol – exhibition

Photographs by Jean-Pierre Debernardi exhibited with the support of the Department of the Environment and the association Artphoto Monaco. This exhibition is a true ode to the mountains. Until Monday, January 2, 2023 at Galerie des Pêcheurs.

Cinémato ! – exhibition

Sovereign scholar and humanist, Prince Albert I (1848-1922) was interested, beyond passion for science, in all the innovative techniques of his time. Thanks to loans from the Archives of the Palace of Monaco and the Oceanographic Institute, the collections of the Audiovisual Institute and the know-how of its teams, this cabinet of curiosities intends to recall how much Prince Albert I was able to link the experience of photography and sound recording. Organised by the Audiovisual Institute of Monaco. Until Saturday December 31, from 10:00 to 17:30 (17:00 on Friday) at the Audiovisual Institute of Monaco. Discover more at the Tout l’art du cinéma website.

FEATURED IMAGE: A walk in the South Tyrol