The Eagle with Two Heads – The Art of the Cinema
Directed by Jean Cocteau (1947). The screening of this restored film will take place in the presence of the partners who made it possible. Adapting his own play for the screen, Cocteau draws on all his mastery of the cinematic art to give this “French tragedy” a fantastical colour. Tuesday, October 3, at 20:00 at the Théâtre des Variétés. Discover more here.
La Délicatesse – Theatre
Based on LA DÉLICATESSE by David Foenkinos who has written a rare work of profound humanity, filled with light and spirituality. His stage adaptation, performed by a trio of talented actors, is a moment of emotion and delight.
On Thursday, October 5 at 20:00 Théâtre Princesse Grace. Discover more here.
Monaco d’Autrefois – the Last Day of the Exhibition
This exhibition presents a selection of antique photographs of the Principality, lovingly restored and colorised by Jean-Pierre Debernardi from glass photography plates handed down by his grandfather Jean Debernardi, himself a keen photographer. Until Friday, October 6 from 11:30 to 19:00 at the Espace Léo Ferré. Organised by Town Hall Monaco.
VaterUndSohn – a Porsche-only event
For one weekend, VATERUNDSOHN™ brings together fathers and sons for an exclusive event reserved for Porsches of all ages, where it’s all about the little details. The three days will feature welcoming tables, top class hotels, and meetings with other teams who share the same philosophy. Monaco is the start and finish point, and the teams will be perfectly placed to discover and experience unforgettable moments in the Principality. From Friday, October 6 to Sunday, October 8 in the Principality of Monaco. Discover more here.
STOMP – Show
After more than 12,000 performances and a triumphant success seen by over 15 million spectators around the world, STOMP is coming to Monaco for the first time. The finger-snapping, pot and pan-clanging, colliding-cart show breaks the mould. With a frenetic rhythm, the troupe display incredible creative powers in a show that has become a cult classic, featuring an irresistible cocktail of percussion, dancing, theatre and comedy, with a heady soundtrack inspired by the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
On Friday, October 6 at 20:30, Saturday, October 7 at 15:00 and 20:30 and Sunday, October 8 at 20:30 at the Opéra de Monte-Carlo – Salle Garnier. Discover more here.
54th International Flower-Arranging Competition
Under the High Patronage of HSH the Sovereign Prince and the Presidency of HRH the Princess of Hanover, the theme of the 54th International Flower-Arranging Competition will be “The Circus Festival”, in tribute to Prince Rainier III in this centenary year. Organised by the Garden Club de Monaco. Participants from all over Europe are expected to attend, demonstrating all their powers of imagination with wonderful floral compositions as works of art. From Saturday, October 7 to Sunday, October 8 at the Tunnel Riva. Discover more here.
Faada Freddy – Concert
After a long period in between recordings, during which he performed nearly 300 concerts around the world, Senegalese singer Faada Freddy is back with his EP “Tables will turn”. The “street dandy” is as faithful as ever to his musical style, and the use of his voice and body to imitate sounds and rhythms, conveying his own philosophy: “When all your dreams seem to dissolve in a cloud of confusion, remember it’s just a passing storm”. A concert not to be missed! On Saturday, October 7 at 20:30 at the Espace Léo Ferré. Discover more here.
Tribute to Rachmaninov – Symphonic Concert
Conducted by Dmitry Matvienko, with Simon Trpceski, piano. Music by Prokofiev and Rachmaninov. On Sunday, October 8 at 18:00 in the Auditorium Rainier III. Discover more and reserve your tickets here.
Brunch & Broadcast of the Qatar Grand Prix
Experience the thrill of the Qatari Grand Prix on high-definition screens, and savour authentic specialties that transport you to the International Losail circuit as you watch the race. On Sunday, October 8, race starts at 19:00 – stay on after the race to enjoy the decoration and music set at the Hotel Columbus Monte-Carlo.
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. Highlighting 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 Turtles and Seahorses. “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.
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.
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.
Air League of Monaco dinner with guest speaker Nikhil Sachdeva
On the importance and urgency of climate action in aerospace and aviation, a deepdive into the “only” available electric aircraft today (Pipistrel Velis E), including some material from the manufacturer and where it can be flown in the vicinity of Monaco today. On Tuesday, October 10 at 18:00 at The Air League HQ, 8 Le Ruscino, 14 Quai Antoine 1er, Monaco. Discover more here.
OPTIMISING BRAIN HEALTH LUNCH
Join Club Vivanova in partnership with the Brain Health Network for a networking lunch with presentation by Professor Goodwin – author of Supercharge Your Brain: How to Maintain a Healthy Brain Throughout Your Life – a book combining the latest scientific research with storytelling and practical advice for maintaining a healthy brain. Brain Health Network is an organisation dedicated to helping people keep their brain healthy as they age – staying sharp, feeling good, and critically, lowering the risk of neuro-degeneration. On Wednesday, October 11 at 12:30 at the Fairmont Monte Carlo. Discover more and reserve your tickets here.
ELEVATE Monte-Carlo Space & Sustainability Conference 2023
3-day event at the heart of the Principality of Monaco, focusing on the Environmental and Social Impact of Human Space Explorations. This second edition of ELEVATE Monte-Carlo, will host a constellation of space industry professionals: astronauts, engineers, experts, influencers, change makers, and key figures from the ecosystem, to engage in a three-day exchange on the environment surrounding Earth. During this three-day ELEVATE Space Conference, visitors can explore the Future of Space Exploration, engage in Environmental Impact Debates, and gain valuable insights from Inspiring Astronaut Presentations and Keynote Speeches with actionable takeaways. We also invited Space technology leaders to exhibit their latest cutting-edge inventions to create positive impact on our planet. From Tuesday, Oct 17 10:00 to 17:00 Thu, Oct 19 at the Grimaldi Forum. Discover more and reserve your tickets here.
How To Be an Exceptional Business Leader in Extraordinary Times
The challenges facing today’s business world are extraordinary. We are living in a more connected, faster paced and technologically driven world. The way we live and work is changing. History is inviting us to see the world anew. How can you be an exceptional business leader during these extraordinary times? Join entrepreneur, executive & leadership coach (member of the Forbes Coaching Council) and therapist and Gavin Sharpe for this lively presentation and lunch on Tuesday, November 14 at 12:30 to 14:30 at the Fairmont Monte Carlo. Discover more and reserve your tickets here.