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Lagerfeld and the Bal de la Rose

This year’s Bal de la Rose (now in its 63rd year and taking place on 18th March) has been designed by the illustrious Karl Lagerfeld, a close friend of Princess Caroline of Hanover. Lagerfeld has chosen the Vienna Secession art movement as inspiration for the ball. The refined Secession style flourished in Austria and throughout Europe from 1892 to 1906 and has been selected as the representation of Monaco’s modern-day glamour. Think bright golds, Gustave Klimt and Otto Wagner!

Motor Show of Monaco makes its debut

The 1st International Motor Show of Monaco (SIAM) opens Thursday, February 16, with three venues to choose from.

Starting at 10 am, HSH Prince Albert will open the show, which lasts until Sunday, February 19, on the Quai Albert 1er, the Place du Casino and the Place du Palais. The show is dedicated to innovation, prestige and ecology, the organisers say.

Solar Impulse: free screening

Pilots Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg made history with their circumnavigation of the globe in 2016 and will now share their experience with the rest of world. A film of their adventure - L'Impossible Tour du Monde - is to be screened in Monaco later this month.

Monaco must modernise or become a museum

For more than five years, Guillaume Rose has been at the forefront of the tourism industry in Monaco. With approximately 5,700 jobs, the market accounts for around 10% of the gross domestic product of the principality and is thus the second largest employer in the country.

Monsieur Rose, for the last five years you have been the director of the tourism office in Monaco. What has changed in that time?

Formula 1 returns to the French Riviera

And we’re talking more than just the Monaco circuit! In summer 2018, the Grand Prix will be making a historic comeback in the Côte d’Azur, it was announced earlier today. After 10 years of absence, the pinnacle of motor racing is returning to the famous Paul Ricard track in Le Castellet.