Tuesday 9

Introduction to Edible Flowers – Lecture

Discover flavours and colours of edible flowers used in cooking and garnishing with Eve Vernice. This free lecture is in French. On Tuesday, May 9 at 18:30 at the Médiathèque de Monaco – Bibliothèque Louis Notari. Discover more here.

Foreign Intrigue – The Art of the Cinema

The Audiovisual Institute of Monaco presents a 1956 American Eastmancolor noir crime film starring Robert Mitchum. The film was written, produced and directed by Sheldon Reynolds.

After the sudden death of his millionaire boss, Dave Bishop (Robert Mitchum) begins a quest to discover the source of his mysterious employer’s wealth. On a journey that will take Bishop across the European continent, particularly the French Riviera and Monaco, life-threatening encounters lurk around every corner. As Bishop soon finds out, his boss acquired his wealth through underhanded schemes and blackmail. Now that their blackmailer is dead, those who are free want to keep Bishop from taking his place. The film is presented in its original English version with French subtitles. On Tuesday, May 9, at 20:00 at the Théâtre des Variétés. Discover more here.

Chœur des Amants – French Theatre

Chœur des amants” (Lovers’ Choir) is a lyrical and polyphonic recital in which a young couple relate their life and death experience when one of them begins to feel stifled. Written and directed by Tiago Rodrigues, with Grégoire Monsaingeon and Alma Palacios.

On Tuesday, May 9 at 20:00 at the Théâtre Princesse Grace. Discover more here.

Wednesday 10

Miss écolo contre les pestos – French Theatre for Children

Pestos, the king of pesticides, has stolen the scroll bearing the recipe for a new fertiliser that is harmless to insects. Miss Écolo and her acolyte Coxinette have a new mission. They are going to have to find Pestos and convince him to stop selling his polluting products. During their epic journey, they will meet Marga the bee and Camille the caterpillar, who have been weakened by the pesticides. To help them, Miss Écolo and Coxinette will need to use their magic, but can they catch Pestos? On Wednesday, May 10 at 16:30, Saturday at 14:30 and 16:30 and Sunday at 11:00 at the Théâtre des Muses. Discover more here.

The Sea Is Green – Open-air screening

Showing of the great classic Le Grand Bleu, by the French director Luc Besson. This is the opportunity to settle down comfortably on the deckchairs by the lagoon in the enchanting setting of the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort. Gourmets will not be left out with a finger food menu featuring the best of the sea in a street food version, to be eaten with your fingertips. A different way to discover fish! An event in partnership with Radio Monaco. Pierre Frolla is coming too! On Wednesday, May 10 at 19:30 at the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort. Discover more here.

Sushi & Gallicus Cocktails – Luxury Networking

Hailed as the “sexiest restaurant in the world”, NOBU Fairmont Monte Carlo hosts a gourmet cocktail and Gallicus launch during an international networking evening in partnership with Club Vivanova. Join us for a dynamic evening offering uniquely created cocktails, married with the Japanese Fusion cuisine of Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa. Everybody is welcome! You don’t have to be a club member to join this event. Everyone is welcome to book and attend our open gourmet events, which are always well-attended; early reservations are recommended. On Wednesday, May 10 at 19:00 till 20:30. Reserve your tickets here.

Caubère / Daudet – Triptyque – French Theatre

The three 90-minute shows can be seen as a series or independently. “With this triptych, I am reaffirming my calling and my passion for a truly popular theatre for which these scripts, burlesque and serious, seem to have been written.” Philippe Caubère

And the grandiose Corsican polyphonies, the harsh blues of Johnny Cash, that of Howlin’Wolf, and the guitar of Gérard Cousin delicately playing the harmonies of Philip Glass accompany us. Like the song of the wind in the pines… From Wednesday, May 10 to Saturday, May 13 at 20:30 and Sunday, May 14 at 16:30 at the Théâtre des Muses. Discover more here.

Thursday 11

EVER Monaco 2023 – Exhibition

Since it was first held in 2006, EVER Monaco has showcased the future of energy and travel. Year after year, the new ideas and developments featured at this exhibition have gone on to become reality, and today sustainability is becoming an essential part of every aspect of our everyday life. Over time, EVER Monaco has addressed an increasingly wide selection of themes and issues, ranging from cars, bikes, and soft mobility, to industrial vehicles, sustainable habitats, and clean construction. Today, the Monegasque exhibition is expanding its remit to include air travel, as the first prototype flying cars and electric helicopters are ready. From Thursday, May 11 to Friday, May 12 at the Espace Fontvieille. Free entry. Discover more here.

Gabriel Beraha – Cosquer, the cave that emerged from the water – Lecture

Gabriel Baraha, the head of scientific and cultural mediation at Cosquer Méditerrannée and research fellow at LAMPEA (UMR 7269): his lecture is organised by the Association Monégasque de Préhistoire. Admission is free, but there are limited places and advance booking is required. On Thursday, May 11 at 18:00 at the Musée d’Anthropologie Préhistorique. +377 98 98 80 06.

9.5 mm amateur films shot in Monaco (1925 – 1972) & Pathé-baby – Screening & Tour

Les Rendez-vous de La Petite Salle – “9.5 mm amateur films shot in Monaco (1925 – 1972)” – Screening followed by a guided tour of the Pathé-baby exhibition organised by the Audiovisual Institute of Monaco. On Thursday, May 11 at 18:30 at the Institut Audiovisuel de Monaco. Discover more here.

Love Your Body – Conversation

How can one love one’s body in a society that has for so long sought to conceal and modify that of women? How can one talk about the body when its representation is always subject to a normative view that seeks above all to shape bodies that perform a useful function? The extracts read by Ambre Pietri during this evening will be all about the body, a subject that forms the main focus of the works by Chantal Thomas and Geneviève Fraisse. The meeting will be introduced by Fanny Arama, PhD in 19th century French literature. Organised by Les Rencontres Philosophiques de Monaco, in association with the Théâtre Princesse Grace. On Thursday, May 11 from 19:00 to 21:00 at the Théâtre Princesse Grace. Discover more here.

Friday 12

Indemer Monaco – Symposium

Symposium marks the fourth anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the theme “The obligation of States to protect and conserve the marine environment”, organised by Publi Créations, as part of the Centenary of Prince Rainier III. Under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert. From Friday, May 12 to Saturday, May 13 at the Sea Club – Le Méridien Beach Plaza. Discover more here.

Pride and Dignity – Symphonic Concert

With Cornelius Meister (conductor), Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin). Music by Elgar and Dvořák. On Friday, May 12 at 20:00 at the Auditorium Rainier III. Discover more here.

Ninja Box – Animation

Two structures made up of obstacles will be adapted to two distinct age categories: one course for children aged 3 to 8 and another for young people aged 9 to 14. In addition, Maurane Jélic, winner of the previous edition of the Ninja Warrior show, will perform two performances during the day. The opportunity for young people to take up the challenge and surpass themselves on the “hero’s journey”! On Saturday, May 13 from 10:00 till 18:00 at the Espace Léo Ferré. Discover more here.

Night at the Museum of Prehistoric Anthropology of Monaco – Animation

Our team takes you on a journey through time and offers you visits and evening workshops rich in discoveries and experiences… Guided tours (VIP) of the new exhibitions: “From one world to another, from the visible to the invisible” and “Albert I, “A Prehistorian Prince”. Exchanges at the Private Research Laboratory. Animation around the fire. On Saturday, May 13 from 18:00 till 19:30 at the Musée d’Anthropologie Préhistorique. Discover more here.


George Condo – Humanoids – Exhibition

For George Condo, “the Humanoid is not a science fiction monster, but a depiction that uses traditional methods to bring a person’s inner emotions to the surface”. Over the course of eight sections, the exhibition traces the continuity of a profuse body of work that ranges from “space beings” to Who’s Who, from Guido Reni to Bugs Bunny. Featuring specially produced paintings, the exhibition offers a glimpse of the artist’s process of invention – as crazy as it is erudite – of humanoids. From Friday, March 31 to Sunday October 1, 2023 at the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco – Villa Paloma. Discover more about the exhibition here. Read more about George Condo in our article here.

From the Calypso to Underwater Painting – Exhibition

In accordance with the wishes of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, the exhibition in tribute to André Laban is now in place. The pioneer of the Cousteau team and inventor of underwater painting is internationally renowned. Until Wednesday, May 31 at the Galerie des Pêcheurs. Discover more here.

Modern and Contemporary Art – Exhibition

For the first time, E22 welcomes a neighbouring gallery Art Gallery 44 for a modern and contemporary exhibition. Come and discover a selection of works by great artists including Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Basquiat, Joan Miro, Marc Chagall, Jeff Koons and many more. Until May 13, from 10.30 to 19:30 at the Space 22.

Looking Forward

Valtteri Bottas & Tiffany Cromwell – Celebrity Omakase O/\TH Gin Dinner

NOBU Fairmont Monte Carlo hosts the launch of O/\TH Gin. Join us for a gourmet experience with celebrity guests Valtteri Bottas and partner Tiffany Cromwell to enjoy uniquely created cocktails, married with the Japanese Fusion cuisine of Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa. Made with a family formula, a special recipe inspired by both world-renowned athletes. The idea of the unique formula draws inspiration from oats in Valtteri Bottas’ family fields in Finland and the famous Adelaide-grown apples near Tiffany Cromwell’s hometown of Stirling, Australia, all transformed into a perfectly fresh and incredibly smooth gin. Reserve your tickets here.