Journey to Italy – The Art of the Cinema

The Audiovisual Institute of Monaco presents a 1953 drama film directed by Roberto Rossellini and starring Ingrid Bergman and George Sanders who play Katherine and Alex Joyce, a childless English married couple on a trip to Italy whose marriage is on the point of collapse until they are miraculously reconciled. Loosely based on the 1934 novel Duo by Colette, Journey to Italy is considered by many to be Rossellini’s masterpiece. On Tuesday, March 5 at 20:00 at the Théâtre des Variétés. Discover more here.

Musical Happy Hour – OPMC

With Morgan Bodinaud, violin, Delphine Perrone, cello, and Héloïse Hervouët, piano. Music by FAURÉ. On Wednesday, March 6 at 18:30 at the Auditorium Rainier III. Discover more and reserve your tickets here.

Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series (Act IV) & 40e Primo Cup

To close the winter season, the J/70s will meet for the last time in Act IV (7-10 March). The weekend will coincide with the 40th Primo Cup-Trophée UBS, which will bring together the Smeralda 888s and Longtze Premiers alongside the RS 21s and Cape 31s, not to mention the class synonymous with the event’s heyday, the Surprise. Launched in 1985 on the wishes of HSH Prince Albert II, President of the YCM, this regatta, with technical clothing supplied by Slam, has established itself as the biggest one-design meeting in the Mediterranean. From Thursday, March 7 to Sunday, March 10 at the Bay of Monaco. Discover more here.

Mediterranean Gardens – Symposium

Introducing the 12th Rencontres Internationales Monaco et la Méditerranée symposium, on the themes “Mediterranean Gardens – The Time of Plenty – The Time of Virtue – The Time of the Marvellous”, three themes were chosen, looking at key moments from the history of Mediterranean gardens, their material and spiritual dimensions, and their contribution to the development of new ideas. Under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco. From Thursday, March 7 to Friday, March 8 at the Musée Océanographique de Monaco. Discover more here.

International Women’s Day

Pow’Her Day – Event

A day hosted by the Committee for Women’s Rights to mark Women’s Rights Day with a variety of events including conferences, talks, debates, workshops, concerts and shows. Local associations SheCanHeCan and Femmes Chefs d’Entreprises de Monaco with the support of the Committee for Women’s Rights of Monaco are hosting for the third time the Monaco’s ‘Speed Mentoring’ event for girls.

Over 30 female entrepreneurs from various professions, including trade, health, tourism, finance, logistics and digital marketing amongt others, will be present to speak with the girls, including high-ranking female public figures such as Laurence Garino, Chief of Staff of the Minister of State, Christine Pasquier-Ciulla, member of the National Council, and Benoite Rousseau de Sevelinges, Director of CHPG, will be present. Find the profiles of all participating women here:

It’s an opportunity for young students to also witness the ongoing work by other associations in the field of gender equality. The Entreparents Network will highlight “the rights to maternity and parenthood” at their stand throughout the day.

Entry is free and there is no need to pre-register.

The full programme can be founf here. On Friday, March 8 from 9:00 at the Espace Léo Ferré.

International Women’s Day lunch – BAM

The British Association of Monaco is organising an “Inspire Inclusion” lunch for members and non members with the speaker Susanne Bohush, a qualified Sophrologist and Bach Flower Remedy Practitioner. On Friday, March 8 at 12.30
 at the Norma Restaurant, outside on the terrace in the sun! Please confirm presence at or tel 0660216399 / 93 501952. More details here.

International Women’s Day with the TechyGirls

A special evening devoted to women and technology with the latest cutting edge creations of the TechyGirls and TechyBoys. The story of TechyGirls will be presented by the President, Estelle Favier, in the presence of Audrey Balesi, founder of Sunny Influence, a local start-up that helps businesses boost their visibility on social media, and Caroline Hervé, the CTO, Blockchain developer and founder of Alpha Web3. Her new project: Le Showroom du Cap, modelled in the metaverse will be presented too. After the presentations, there will be a designer fashion show featuring creations by Juliette Dubois, followed by a delicious cocktail buffet from Le Roi des Saveurs Italiennes! Friday, March 8 from 18:30 to 22:00 at A casa d’i Soci – Maison des Associations. Discover more here.

Dried flowers bracelet – Workshop

Join us for a dried flower bracelet workshop with Maison Favélita. Guided by the expert, you will use dried regional flowers to a create a bracelet that truly resembles you. 39€, beverage and cake included. Free parking – Car valet service. On Friday, March 8 from 10;00 to 11:30 at the Hotel Columbus Monte-Carlo. Tickets available here.

Under the Fig Trees – The Art of the Cinema


The Audiovisual Institute of Monaco presents Under the Fig Trees, a 2021 Tunisian drama film directed by Erige Sehiri. Distinguished by a naturalistic approach that’s enriched by strong work from an ensemble heavy with first-time actors, Under the Fig Trees explores a world of ideas in the span of a single day. This free-spirited, light-hearted look at the daily lives and loves of fruit pickers in the orchards of Tunisia has shades of Renoir and Kechiche. In partnership with “Les Rencontres Internationales Monaco et la Méditerranée”. On Friday, March 8 at 20:00 at the Théâtre des Variétés. Discover more here


Pierre de Maere – Concert

Pierre de Maere, the Belgian revelation, is going from strength to strength! His startling ascent began in 2022 with the release of his first EP, “Regrets”. Riding on a wave of media and popular acclaim, his gold-selling single “Un jour je marierai un ange”, and standout concert performances in France and Belgium, Pierre de Maere continues to surprise. On Saturday, March 9 at 20:00 at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco. Discover more and reserve your tickets here.

Symphonic Concert – OPMC

Conducted by Charles Dutoit, with Martha Argerich, piano. Music by FAURÉ, BEETHOVEN, and STRAVINSKY. Discover more and reserve your tickets here.

Winter Holidays – Oceanographic Museum

During the half-term holidays visitors are invited to get their reporter’s hat on and embark on a journey to discover the North and South Poles, by exploring five themed areas, including the unmissable “Immersion” featuring interactive projections. The epic voyage continues with a display of photographs by Greg Lecoeur entitled “Poles, Fragile Worlds”. Also, don’t miss the fascinating exhibition “The Prince and the Mediterranean”, which tells the story of Prince Rainier III’s close connection to the sea, and the Mediterranean in particular. And before you leave, why not try one of the numerous fun activities available, including an escape game, immerSEAve, and more. Explore the amazing world of the ocean and its marvels. Until, Sunday, March 10 at the Musée Océanographique de Monaco. Discover more and reserve your tickets here.

The Prince and the Mediterranean – Exhibition

As part of commemorations marking the centenary of Prince Rainier III (1923-2023), the Oceanographic Museum presents its new permanent exhibition, “The Prince and the Mediterranean”. Visitors to the exhibition, the Oceanographic Institute’s tribute to the unshakeable connection between Princer Rainier III and the ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea in particular, will step aboard his ship, Deo Juvante II. Guided by the voice of H.S.H. Princess Stéphanie, they will navigate through four fascinating spaces, each exploring a different facet of the Prince and his passion for all things aquatic. Until Tuesday, December 31, 2024 at Musée Océanographique de Monaco.

Pier Paolo Calzolari – Casa ideale – Exhibition

Pier Paolo Calzolari is known for the formal originality of a multidisciplinary art (painting, sculpture, but also performances understood in the sense of “acts of passion”), often using organic materials such as tobacco leaves, fire, or frost to create “installation pieces” that push the boundaries of contemporary art. This retrospective exhibition, entitled “Casa ideale”, is a rare opportunity to discover the world of an artist who has left his mark on the history of art through a mostly unconventional approach to the various artistic forms. Until Sunday, April 7 at the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco – Villa Paloma. Discover more here.

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, at the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco.

MonacoUSA Networking Cocktail

On Tuesday, March 19, at the Conscientiae with the theme: TEDx Youth @ISMonaco.

TEDx is a global movement devoted to bringing Ideas Worth Spreading to communities around the globe. The International School of Monaco will host its third TEDxYouth Event on April 4 which will be shared with millions of viewers on YouTube.  Meet the organizers. Free entry and free tombola, Cash Bar, all nationalities welcome!

The Princess and the Presidents – at the Princess Grace Irish Library

An illustrated talk on the relationship between the Prince’s Family and successive Irish presidents as seen through their correspondence. Based on her bestselling book The Presidents’ Letters: An Unexpected History of Ireland, journalist and author Flor MacCarthy, presents highlights which show the warm friendship between Ireland and Monaco which continues to this day. On Tuesday, March 19 at 14:30 at the Princess Grace Irish Library. Discover more here.

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