Tuesday 17

Elevate – Event

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. Join the organisers on a 71 million-mile journey and rediscover the awe and wonder of space with Astronauts and Space Industry Professionals for the first dedicated environmental debate on the space industry. Space technology leaders will exhibit their latest cutting-edge inventions to create positive impact on our planet. From Tuesday, October 17 to Thursday, October 19 from 9:00 to 17:00 at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco. Discover more here.

Auguste Escoffier, his life in Monaco, and his Francophone culinary works – Lecture

The Monaco Section of the Union de la Presse Francophone and the Ordre National du Mérite Monaco are pleased to present a lecture by Michel Escoffier, great-grandson of Auguste Escoffier. Georges Auguste Escoffier was a French chef, restaurateur, and culinary writer who popularised and updated traditional French cooking methods. Also present will be Richard Duvauchelle, former General Manager of Le Martinez and Le Noga Hilton in Cannes, Curator of the Escoffier Museum, and The Disciples of Escoffier, whose efforts ensure that Auguste Escoffier’s legacy lives on around the world. After the lecture, there will be a question and answer session with the audience, led by journalist Philippe Tallois, himself an Escoffier disciple. On Tuesday , October 17 at 18:30 at the Lycée Rainier III. Reserve your tickets at +33 6 08 26 06 82.

Le Horla – Guy de Maupassant – Theatre

A man gradually becomes convinced that he is being followed by an invisible being that feeds on his life force as he sleeps, until he becomes obsessed. Is he hallucinating, going mad, or is he the first victim of a supernatural creature? Through his diary, we meet a seemingly sane man, discover the phenomena he experiences, and are kept in suspense about his fate, until all is finally revealed. On Tuesday, October 17 at 20:00 at the Théâtre Princesse Grace.

Discover ore and reserve your tickets here.

Love Letter – The Art of the Cinema

The Audiovisual Institute of Monaco presents a 1953 film directed by Kinuyo Tanaka. Filmed in the Shibuya district of Tokyo, this superb melodrama in a neorealist style was the first movie to be directed by former actress Kinuyo Tanaka. On Tuesday, October 17 at 20:00 at the Théâtre des Variétés.

Wednesday 18

7th E-Rallye Monte-Carlo – Event

For the 7th edition of the zero-emissions version of the Monte-Carlo Rally, the Organising Committee at the Automobile Club de Monaco is focusing on innovation, true to the spirit of the event created in 1995. The eighth stage of the FIA eco Rally Cup, the 2023 Monte-Carlo E-Rally will be an intensely thrilling mix of modernity and prestige. The Monte-Carlo E-Rally will arrive in the Principality this autumn, returning to Monaco like its sister WRC race, and will finally see the competitors race along the iconic backroads of the Riviera. From Wednesday, October 18 to Sunday, October 22 in the Principality of Monaco. Discover more here.

Cabot-Caboche – Symphonic Concert

Written and narrated by Daniel Pennac, conducted by Debora Waldman, music composed by Karol Beffa. Concert for a young audience, recommended for ages 8 and over. Discover more and reserve your tickets here.

The Call of Parenthood – Philosophy

Les Rencontres Philosophiques de Monaco – “The Call of Parenthood”, with Isabelle ALFANDARY, author and professor. On Wednesday , October 18 at 17:30 at the Centre Hospitalier Princesse Grace. Discover more and reserve your tickets here.

Tribute to Puccini 100 – Concert

To mark the 23rd Week of the Italian Language in the World, the Embassy of Italy in Monaco and the Dante Alighieri Society are proud to present the opera recital “Tribute to Puccini 100”, a foretaste of the major celebrations due to honour Puccini in 2024, with performances by the tenor Francesco Meli, soprano Gabriella Ingenito, baritone Carlo Sguran, and chorus master Dennis Ippolito. On Wednesday, October 18 at 20:00 at the Théâtre des Variétés. Discover more here.

Thursday 19

Distillerie Tasting and Tapas – British Association of Monaco Networking

Tasting… tasting and tapas! On Thursday, October 19 from 18:30 to 20:00 at the L’Orangerie Distillerie in rue de la Turbie. Maximum 15 persons. A chance to purchase your favourite or even early Christmas presents! Cost: €15 per person, pay on the night in cash or card to the Distillerie. Please register via email: bam@monaco.mc or phone 00377 93 501952.

Gourmet International Whisky Dinner

Join Club Vivanova for an exclusive whisky-paired Omakase menu at one of Monaco’s finest gourmet dining locations. A five-course exclusive dinner will be paired with two unique whiskies from Australia and Japan, served straight and in two fabulous cocktails.

The essence of Japan is brought to life at The Niwaki, an ultimate Japanese destination in Monte-Carlo, where the Chefs’ passion for the finest ingredients, exquisite flavour combinations and tasteful plate presentation come together in an exclusive environment. On Thursday, October 19 from 19:30 to 23:00 at The Niwaki – Palais de la Plage.

Autumn Jumble Sale

Organised by Saint Vincent de Paul Monaco. On Thursday, October 19, from 9:30 to 18:00 and Friday, October 20 from 9:00 to 12:00 at the Eglise Saint-Charles.

Sunday 22

Tribute to Rachmaninov – Symphonic Concert

Conducted by Tomáš Netopil, with Francesco Piemontesin, piano. Music by JANÁČEK, RACHMANINOV, DVOŘÁK. On Sunday, October 22 at 18:00 at the Auditorium Rainier III. Discover more and reserve your tickets here.

US Grand Prix at the Columbus Hotel

We continue our “Around the World Grand Prix Experience” series with a live broadcast of the USA Grand Prix and dinner at the Bar! ⁠Experience the thrill of the USA Grand Prix on our high-definition screens, and savour authentic specialties that transport you to the Circuit of the Americas as you watch the race. On Sunday, October 22 at 21:00 at the Hotel Columbus Monte-Carlo. 55€/person including a buffet with local specialties and beverage. Secure your spot now by pre-reserving online or calling +377 92 05 82 35.

Looking Forward


If you are a fan of Francis Bacon then this lecture is for you! On Thursday, October 26 at 19:00. Reserve your seat now for this in-person lecture at the Princess Grace Irish Library by email: info@pgil.mc. More info here.

Lord Chartres at St Paul’s Church

Lord Chartres, former Bishop of London and solemn ring bearer of the Queen’s ring and sceptre at the coronation of King Charles, is a guest preacher on Sunday, October 29 at the 10:30 service.

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.


The Power of Colour – Exhibition

Featuring a curated selection of works from 10 established international artists, The Power of Colour aims to explore the emotional and psychological impact of colour in art. This exciting exhibition brings together artists from diverse backgrounds – Monaco, France, Moscow, Mexico, Dubai, London, and Amsterdam. Until October 20, Monday to Friday, 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.


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: Debora Waldman, conductor