Tuesday 12

La Donna – Exhibition

Last day for the 12 exceptional artists with the exhibition “LA DONNA” by @acfa.io, displayed at Espace 22. Immerse yourself in a unique artistic experience where each creator, from Éric Raffy to Magali Zambelli, expresses their own personal vision of womanhood. Explore a mosaic of emotions and perspectives that highlight feminine power and beauty. Don’t miss this completely original blend of art and femininity. Until Tuesday, September 12 at 10:00 to 19:00 at the Espace 22.

Wednesday 13

Monaco Classic WeekLa Belle Classe

This unique biennial offers a journey through time, synonymous with the celebrated Art de Vivre de Mer lifestyle at sea. For the public it’s an opportunity to see some of the world’s most prestigious classic sailing yachts, period motor-yachts and vintage motorboats that create such a spectacle in the YCM Marina. This edition also celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Prince Rainier III, who founded YCM in 1953 and was so passionate about the sea and boats. It’s a heritage YCM has been perpetuating with this biennial meeting since 1994 and stands out for those who love the classics as it celebrates both sailing and motor boats. From Wednesday, September 13, to Saturday, September 16, in the Monaco Bay.

9th Riviera Electric Challenge

Organised by MC2D (the group behind Ever Monaco), the 9th Riviera Electric Challenge is set to start on Wednesday September, 13 at 8:30 in Cagnes-sur-Mer. The event will finish on Thursday, September 14 at 17:00 in the square outside the Prince’s Palace in Monaco, where Prince Albert II himself will be waiting to greet the teams and present the trophies. This year’s race will feature 30 all-electric vehicles, 30 drivers and 30 co-drivers, looking to cover a distance of 405 km in 48h across three different countries (France, Italy, and Monaco), including special and regulatory stages. The event promises thrilling action whilst flying the flag for electro-mobility, which enjoys strong support in the Principality with purchase incentive schemes, more and more electric vehicles used by State institutions, and a network of more than 1,000 charging stations!

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra – Concert

Conducted by Lahav Shani, with the High Patronage and in the Presence of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco. Music by Haydn and Brahms. On Wednesday, September 13 at 19:00 at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco, Salle des Princes, followed by a gala dinner at the Salon Le Génois. Discover more here.

Friday 15

Rallye Père-Fils – Event

With the race starting and finishing in Monaco, the teams can look forward to a truly unforgettable experience in the Principality. From Friday, September 15 to Sunday, September 17, Principality of Monaco. Discover more and register here.


A trade fair showcasing specialities from different Mediterranean countries, that aims to bring the public face to face with the many local artisans, producers, manufacturers, and distributors present, offering the chance to discover their incredible cultural diversity. Each country, drawing on its unique knowledge and experience, is constantly developing high quality products, which are exhibited enthusiastically at the event’s numerous stands. Carefully laid out and superbly appetising, the stands are laden with a multitude of original and varied flavours. Visitors can buy products to suit every budget during the event, and talk directly to the people who made them. From Friday, September 15 to Sunday, September 17 at the Chapiteau de Espace Fontvieille. Discover more here.

Mediterranean Evening at the Condamine Market

As part of the “Monaco Méditerranée” trade show the Town Hall of Monaco is organizing a great evening on the theme of the Mediterranean at the Market de la Condamine. For the occasion, the usual merchants of the Halle will offer many dishes from the following Mediterranean countries: Monaco – Lebanon – Morocco – Italy – Greece and France. On the program will be tasting of traditional dishes, decorations in the colours of different countries, folk dance group and DJ. Atmosphere with warm accents from the Mediterranean basin guaranteed. On Friday, September 15 September from 20:00. Free access – without reservation Information: www.mairie.mc

Saturday 16

Duel Reality – Show

After the success of BOHEMIA and DELIRIOUS, this year’s show is titled DUEL REALITY and will transform the prestigious Salle des Princes for two exceptional shows before launching a European and North American tour. DUEL REALITY is a never seen before and captivating circus performance that tells the story of Romeo & Juliet in a unique way, by portraying two competing teams that will stop at nothing to come out on top. With breathtaking acrobatics and a modern twist on a classic tale, DUEL REALITY promises to be an unforgettable experience for audiences of all ages.

The show was originally produced and created by The 7 Fingers, the Canadian contemporary circus company, directed by Shana Carroll, in partnership with Virgin Voyages for the launch of Sir Richard Branson’s cruise line. 

In partnership with the Principality of Monaco’s Department of National Education, Youth and Sport, and as part of its activities for the 2023 edition of the “International Children’s Rights Day”, 8 STARS Monaco will be commemorating the centenary of Prince Rainier III’s birth by donating part of the proceeds to the Rainier III Preventorium in Madagascar. Don’t miss this captivating show that brings together romance, drama, and breathtaking acrobatics. On Saturday, September 16 at 20:00 and Sunday, September 17 at 15:00 at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco. Discover more and reserve your tickets here.

Sunday 17

Irish Violinist Katie Geelan at St. Paul’s Church

Katie is an accomplished musician, performer and music educationalist with 30 years experience. She directs choirs who appear frequently on BBC TV and supports charities and events across the North West of England. She coaches both violin and piano. As a performer Katie (Fiddlestix) has played music for her late Majesty the Queen, performed at the Royal Albert Hall, Bridgwater Hall and whilst resident violinist on the Granada Studios Tour performed at numerous celebrity corporate events. Her speciality burst of Irish music wil be played at the 10:30 service. On Sunday, September 17 at St Paul’s Church.

Singapore Grand Prix Brunch

Gear up for an unforgettable afternoon in the “Around the World Grand Prix Experience” series with a live broadcast of the Singapore Grand Prix and brunch at the Bar of the Columbus Monte-Carlo Hotel. Savour great Asian food, music, and decorations as you watch the race. Easy access – Free parking – Valet service. Secure your spot now by pre-reserving online or calling +377 92 05 82 35. On Sunday, September 17 at the Hotel Columbus Monte-Carlo, race starts at 14:00  – come early to enjoy the decoration and music set, 55€/person including a buffet with local specialties and beverage.

Chamber Music – Rainier III Commemoration

With Shani Diluka, piano, Liza Kerob & Ilyoung Chae, violins, Federico Hood, viola, and Thierry Amadi, cello. Music by Mozart and Boulanger. Part of the 2023/2024 season of the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, under the Presidency of HRH the Princess of Hanover. On Sunday , September 17 at 15:00 at the Opéra de Monte-Carlo – Salle Garnier. Discover more and reserve your tickets here.

Looking Forward

HERITAGE DAY – EXCEPTIONAL OPENING at The Princess Grace Irish Library on Sunday, September 24.

Enjoy a visit and discover Princess Grace’s personal collection of books, music scores and many other treasures from the Emerald Isle. Pop in to this cultural gem on the ‘Rock’ where you can experience Ireland! Reservations are required for the following scheduled events: A guided visit (15 minutes) – in English and traditional Irish music concert (20 minutes) performed by talented pupils from Monaco’s conservatoire L’Académie Rainier III. Three concerts are scheduled throughout the day. Discover more here. Register for above by email:  info@pgil.mc.

One Planet One Ocean – Exhibition

Artist Laure Hatchuel Becker is back at ESPACE 22 with an exhibition that will take visitors to the far corners of our planet. “One Ocean One Planet” features a collection of colourful works produced using the artist’s own personal technique. Highlight the strength of nature and animals, and the majestic link between terrestrial and marine life, her pieces include Tigers, Cheetah and Panther, Rhinoceros, and also Corals, Sea Turtle and Seahorse. “My artistic quest is to emotionally reconnect man with nature and his deeply animal nature.” From Monday, September 18 to Monday, October 2 from 10:00 to 19:00 at the Espace 22.


Plant Arranging Workshop – Activity

Learn techniques to arrange succulent plants and understand how to care for plants. Until September 29 from Monday to Friday, from 9:00 to 16:00 at the Boutique du Jardin Exotique – 10€ – Reservation obligatory. Contact : +377 93 15 29 80 / jardin-exotique@mairie.mc

Polar Mission – Exhibition

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 Tuesday, December 31, 2024 at the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco.

Au cœur d’un regard – Jane Gemayel – Exhibition

Au cœur d’un regard will offer visitors a retrospective look at the artistic expression of Jane Gemayel, blending traditional and contemporary techniques to create works that push the boundaries of art and inspire deep emotions, immersing the spectator in a world of beauty and sensitivity. Read our article here. The exhibition (At the Heart of a Look) runs until Saturday, September 23, Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 to 12:00 and 15:00 to 18:00 at the Galerie Adriano Ribolzi.

Santo Sospir – Mauro Restiffe / Jean Cocteau – Exhibition

The Nouveau Musée National de Monaco presents Santo Sospir, an exhibition by the artist Mauro Restiffe, inspired by the house occupied and decorated by Jean Cocteau in Saint-Jean Cap-Ferrat between 1950 and 1962. This silent conversation, orchestrated by Restiffe in the Villa Sauber, is like a cinematographic montage that alternates long shots and close-ups, monumental prints and smaller formats, fostering an embodied vision of the tattooed villa, where a (faceless) self-portrait of the author appears. Until Sunday, October 15 at the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco – Villa Sauber. Discover more here.

Rainier III, The Builder Prince – Exhibition

Over his 56-year reign, HSH Prince Rainier III profoundly shaped the Principality into the modern Monaco that we now know, rightly earning the nickname ‘the Builder Prince’. In line with the centenary celebrations of the birth of the Sovereign, an exhibition shining a light on just how much the former Prince permanently transformed the face of his state featuring models, plans, photographs and more that have never been shown before is available to the public until Sunday, December 31 at the Salle d’Exposition du Quai Antoine Ier. Read more in our article here.

FEATURED IMAGE: Shani Diluka, pianist