FEELINGARTS – Yoshihiro Kitamura – Exhibition
A comprehensive art based on the technique of Japanese ink painting, and therapeutic art that creates a fantastical space by shining light and music on works drawn with soil and ink. Immerse yourself in the relaxing and mysterious world of Japanese artist Yoshihiro Kitamura.
Discover a unique experience! Until Friday, June 30 from 9:00 to 14:30 at the Monte-Carlo Business Center on the first floor of the Metropole Shopping Monte-Carlo.
UPAINT – Street Art Festival
Every year in the Principality, world-renowned street artists meet for the UPAINT event where they create art, live, while spectators watch. The public will be able to get hands on with the spray paint, thanks to the return of the free-expression wall. With the “Junior Challenge”, young aspiring artists from Monegasque schools will do graffiti alongside the artists who will have made the trip. Their mission: Transform the city into an open-air museum and raise awareness of this art in its own right. Until Wednesday, June 7 at the Esplanade du Larvotto.
Monaco intra muros, six centuries of military architecture (13th – 18th centuries) – Lecture
Lecture and book signing by the Monegasque author Claude Passet. He studied humanities in Paris (1964-1968) and later in Rome, at the University of Rome and the Pontifical Lateran University (1968-1974), earning a Laurea and Dottorato (specialising in religious science and history). He also holds diplomas in Christian archaeology and palaeography. On Tuesday, June 6 at 18:00 at the Musée d’Anthropologie Préhistorique.
Jalsaghar – The Art of the Cinema
The Audiovisuel Institute of Monaco presents a 1958 Indian Bengali drama film written and directed by Satyajit Ray, based on a popular short story by Bengali writer Tarasankar Bandhyopadhyay.
Biswambhar Roy, a wealthy landlord and a great connoisseur of music, spends his life in pursuit of prestige. When his self-made neighbour organises musical fests, he struggles with economic upheavals.
On Tuesday, June 6 at 20:00 at the Théâtre des Variétés.
Top Marques Monaco – Salon
Top Marques Monaco, Under the High Patronage of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco, returns this year with an even greater line-up of supercars, classic cars, motorbikes, and transport innovations than ever before. From Wednesday, June 7 to Sunday, June 11 at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco.
6th Splash Party – Activities
Youngsters will be thrilled to learn that the Splash Party is back again this year at the Stade Nautique Rainier III, where they can enjoy the swimming pool and 5 metre diving board, as well as giant inflatable structures (including a slide), with a DJ providing the musical accompaniment and free (non-alcoholic) drinks included in the admission price.
As always, the giant pool party will mark the end of the school year and the start of the summer holidays! On Wednesday, June 7 from 14:00 to 18:00 at the Stade Nautique Rainier III.
The Green Shift Festival – Event
Introducing the inaugural edition of the Green Shift Festival. A forum for dialogue and debate, the Green Shift Festival will bring together committed and passionate activists for a new outdoor event in the Principality of Monaco. The programme includes music, a documentary screening, performances, and readings, all designed to stimulate discussion with other types of languages that also reflect the emergence of new forms of commitment.
The evening events are free to attend, but advance booking is recommended. From Wednesday, June 7 to Saturday, June 10 from 19:00 to 20:30 at the Esplanade du Larvotto.
Les amoureux de Molière – French Theatre
A mix of madness and respect, this performance is a veritable explosion of Molière-based delight. We should have seen it coming, of course. Albeit with some trepidation. After Marivaux and Shakespeare, Les Mauvais Élèves are now taking on Molière. Joyfully led by the duo Shirley and Dino, their colourful and quirky characters serve up a dozen or so of the most essential and hilarious scenes written by the great Molière.
On Thursday, June 8, Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10 at 20:30 and Sunday , June 11 at 16:30 at the Théâtre des Muses.
Duddha & The Lotus Flower Collective – Concert
Blending Afro-Brazilian rhythms, soul and spiritual jazz, Duddha & the Lotus Flower Collective bring color to life through their uplifting and wholesome brand of music. A classically trained jazz singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist as well as curator of experiences and events, Duddha performs across the globe as a solo artist, DJ and sound practitioner.
Armed with a certain charisma, a taste for catchy hooks and a gift for joyful musical arrangements, Duddha leads the way with this magical ensemble of talented musicians. Good vibes all around and some serious dancing to be expected.From Friday, June 9 to Saturday, June 10 at 21:00 at La Note Bleue.
4th Meeting of the Historical Sites of the Grimaldis of Monaco – Event
The 4th Meeting of the Historical Sites of the Grimaldis of Monaco will take place on the square outside the Prince’s Palace. Six départements will be featured at the event, with eleven communes: Haut-Rhin, Lot-et-Garonne, Deux-Sèvres, Pyrénées-Orientales, Alpes-Maritimes and Haute-Corse. There will be numerous activities for all ages, including the chance to taste culinary delicacies, folk dancing, introductions to traditional arts and crafts, shows, and equestrian jousting, falconry displays, and more.
Each guest site will showcase its historical links to the Principality, its region, and its cultural heritage. From Saturday, June 10 to Sunday, June 11 at the Prince’s Palace.
New Blitz – Book Signing
To mark the release of volume 10 of his popular Blitz series, manga author Cédric Biscay will be coming to Monaco for a special book-signing event. On Saturday, June 10 from 15:00 to 17:00 at the Fnac Monaco.
Sound & Light Show
A spectacular sound and light show on the walls of the Prince’s Palace will be the big highlight of this special evening on Saturday 10 June, telling the story of the Grimaldi Dynasty through its links to the family’s former “fiefdoms”, which will be special guests at this year’s event. The colourful show will delve into history, giving spectators a taste of the “adventures” of the Sovereigns of Monaco!
Part of the “4th Meeting of the Historical Sites of the Grimaldis of Monaco” events not to be missed! On Saturday, June 10 at 22:00 at the Prince’s Palace.
Monumental – Symphonic Concert
With Juraj Valčuha (conductor), Sergey Khachatryan (violin). Music by Beethoven and Shostakovich.On Sunday, June 11 at 18:00 at the Auditorium Rainier III.
Les Rencontres Philosophiques de Monaco cordially invites you to the 2nd PhiloMonaco Week. This year’s event is devoted to issues around Ecology, Education, Healthcare, Women, and Art de vivre, with meetings, discussions, interviews, philosophy-themed lunches, morning events at the market, round tables, signing sessions, workshops for children, a theatrical performance, and an Awards Evening. Admission to the events is free. From Monday, June 12 to Sunday, June 18.
Polar Mission – Exhibition for children (and adults too!)
Discover an immersive and interactive experience! Take on the role of a roving reporter and set off on a mission to explore the polar regions! This new exhibition includes five thematic areas spread over two levels. Learn about the poles and their wildlife, and the men and women who populate and explore them. Fascinating objects and documents, digital content and immersive devices come together to create a 360° experience. The great voyage can begin! Until Sunday, December 31 at the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco.
Photo: Top Marques Monaco 2022