By Ilaria Sismondini

Dear Followers, the 2021 season will be eventful, enchanting Monaco’s nightlife!

August 13, 2021 – MONTE-CARLO SPORTING SUMMER FESTIVAL – SALLE DES ÉTOILES – GIPSY KINGS FEAT – NICOLAS REYES – Immortal stars: children, grandchildren, brothers, cousins ​​… In the large family of the Montpellier-Arles group, we approach the stage as four decades. The Gipsy Kings have drawn their strength from two Gypsy families whose family trees are themselves very extensive. On the one hand there is the Reyes family, originally from Arles, with Nicolas, singer and leading figure of the historic channel Gipsy Kings, not to mention his brothers Patchaï, Canut, Pablo and André. On the other, there is the Baliardo family, rooted in Montpellier, with Tonino, the solo guitarist, and the brothers Diego and Paco. This family was also that of Manitas de Plata, whose real name is Ricardo Baliardo. The Gipsy Kings record two discs: Bamboléo and Djobi, Djoba. These albums are a huge success in France and around the world, it is the beginning of a long series. They sing in Spanish a mixture of flamenco, pop and various light songs such as Catalan rumba. Information: Minimum age: 7 years – Mail: ticket – Official site: – Concert type: Dinner show – Doors open: 20:00 – Concert starts: from 22 : 30 – Dress Code: jacket mandatory – Car service – Obligation to wear a mask.

August 14, 2021 – MONTE-CARLO SPORTING SUMMER FESTIVAL – SALLE DES ÉTOILES – SISTER SLEDGE  – Formed in 1971, the group was initially made up of the four sisters Deborah, Joan, Kim and Kathy. Their career really took off two years later thanks to the title “Mama Never Told Me”. Curiously, it is in the UK that the public is initially enthusiastic and pushes the single into the top 20.  The group still experiences a period of stagnation and, while the four sisters are on the verge of abandoning everything, their record house entrusted them to Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers. Immediately, the pairing with Chic paid off and the life-saving song “The Freak” hit the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100. However, their biggest hit will be “We Are Family” released in 1979, now considered a point of reference in the “Uptown Funk” era. For the first time, and a few months after Nile Rodgers & Chic took the stage at the Salle des Etoiles, it was Sister Sledge’s turn to take their seats behind the microphones on August 14 for the last concert. Information: Minimum age: 7 years – Mail: box – Official site: Concert type: Dinner show – Doors open: 20:00 – Concert starts: from 22:30 – Dress Code: jacket mandatory – Car service – Obligation to wear a mask.

August 15, 2021, at 5 pm – CATHÉDRALE DE MONACO- 16TH INTERNATIONAL ORGAN FESTIVAL with Olivier Vernet and Cédric Meckler, organ performance for four hands, organised by the Department of Cultural Affairs

Until August 19, 2021 – GRIMALDI FORUM ESPACE INDIGO – EXHIBITION OF JEWELRY BY ARTISTS FROM PICASSO TO KOONS – THE DIANE VENET COLLECTION – Passionate about art, Diane VENET has bought her first artist’s jewel, a brooch by the painter Roy Lichtenstein , in New York in 1967. But it was her meeting with the sculptor Bernard Venet in 1985 that decided to set up, according to the encounters, preferences, and requests to artists, a collection dedicated to artist’s jewels . Diane Venet has gathered, in 30 years, a rich collection of over 230 artist’s jewels of which 180 will be exhibited for a month at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco. From Picasso to Jeff Koons, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, Niki de Saint-Phalle, Keith Haring or even Louise Bourgeois, Orlan, Miguel Chevalier… modern and contemporary, international and French artists will be represented. Who knows what is her favorite jewel of hers in this pantheon? Her jewelry collection is an integral part of her daily life, she never stopped wearing them. But exhibiting them and sharing a passion also makes perfect sense. The exhibition of these miniature masterpieces in international institutions since 2008 places them in the field of art. The jewel recreates the artist’s concerns in a reduced form or even the first idea, the concept, and is a preliminary step to any work.

The infinitely small meets the infinitely large. Diane Venet passionately endows each of her jewels with the status of a work of art. Proof of this is the fact that she likes to make “hers” miniatures of her dialogue with the sculptures of renowned artists: André Derain, Max Ernst, Frank Stella, Bernard Venet but here is the intimate gaze and commitment of a woman leading the exhibition. From the love of an artist to that of art, this collection is a tribute to the creation that Diane Venet reveals to us with modesty and talent. The visitor will thus meet another Giacometti, the one who experiences the limits of sculpture, and the formidable painter who practices, alongside the portrait, also the genres of landscape or still life. Pre-sale rate at € 6 until June 30th. Ticket office +377 99 99 30 00 or online:

From Saturday 21 to Thursday 26 August 2021, BAIE DE MONACO- 16th PALERMO-MONTECARLO, organised by the Yacht Club de Monaco – Since its launch in 2005 on the initiative of Circolo della Vela Sicilia President Angelo Randazzo, the Palermo-Montecarlo quickly established itself as a Mediterranean classic, with its 500nm course that continues to attract a growing number of entrants. Whereas the previous edition has been postponed because of the sanitary conditions, the Palermo Montecarlo race organised by the Circolo della Vela Sicilia, in collaboration with the Yacht Club de Monaco and the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, will start again on Saturday 21st August 2021 at 12 noon. For seasoned sailors like Mauro Pelaschier, Jochen Schümann, Francesco Bruni, Philippe Monnet and Brad Butterworth, four-time America’s Cup winner, it’s a race against the clock to beat the record; for others it is an adventure over several days at nights at sea with family and friends.

August 27, 2021 from 4pm to 11pm – August 28 2021 from 10 am to 8 pm and August 29 2021, from 10 am to 7 pm – ESPACE FONTVIEILLE – 2E ART3F international contemporary art fair, painting, sculpture, photography, ceramics

Until September 30, 2021 every Friday and Saturday – JIMMY’Z MONTE-CARLO – After remaining shut for 16 months, the entire Jimmy’z Monte-Carlo team is delighted to reopen while respecting applicable public health measures. Discover the new Jimmy’z Monte-Carlo calendar for an explosive 2021 summer season. On the programme for this new season: Talented resident DJs, signature “Made by Jimmyz” nights, a team of resident dancers, visits from some of the most popular international artists right now. PROGRAMME= Thursday 19 August: LAOLU – Thursday 26 August: ANGELOS. Urban Jimmy’z is a Hip-Hop session with resident Hip-Hop DJ Ollie. Ollie elegantly brings the dance floor to life with trending tunes and anthology pieces… Jimmy’z 2021 Urban Nights Make sure you have Pop Heart in your diary! A concept created in 2019 with the support of up-and-coming French star DJ, Nico de Andrea. What’s in store? A Pop Art ambiance with artists and/or original works on display. A number of artists are part of this highly colourful concept. Check it out! – Saturday 20 August: POP HEART – KUNGS – Friday 20 August: Kungs- Friday 27 August: Martin Solveig – Saturday 28 August: POP HEART – Nico de Andrea – •Saturday 4 September: POP HEART – Nico de Andrea – To complement the signature nights, Jimmy’z Monte-Carlo is also adapting its artistic programme with DJs from the international scene.

Until September 30, 2021 – PATIO of the HOTEL DE PARIS MONTE-CARLO – The Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo launches its new freshness break – For the summer, the legendary palace welcomes in its Patio a lush garden where mingle luxury, design, shopping and delicacies. The perfect little setting where it is good to find yourself in the shade of palm trees. Enjoy an outdoor lunch and an afternoon that is both gourmet and refreshing. Information Open every day from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. – Treat yourself: for lunch, tartars, carpaccios, salads and many more await you. Let yourself be tempted by a light menu, filled with subtle and gourmet dishes. Refresh yourself: when it’s time for afternoon tea, indulge yourself in delicacies signed by the masters of the place: fruity flavors, homemade ice cream, sparkling lemonades or iced teas, indulge yourself! Relax: an open-air setting of serenity, in which the majestic palm trees let glimpses of the sun’s rays. Enjoy lush vegetation and comfortable seating, where it is good to cool off on summer afternoons. Let yourself be dazzled: immerse yourself in the exclusive universe of the great jewelry houses. Marvel at the sparkling display cases, framed in solid marble, creating a stark contrast to the sparkle of precious stones. Graff, Harry Winston, Stardust, Tasaki and Buccellati have found a setting to match their prestige.

Throughout the summer – NEW NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MONACO – VILLA PALOMA – NMNM presents from February 19 to October 3, 2021 at Villa Paloma, “The 165-meter mermaid and other stories” by the Japanese artist Shimabuku.

Throughout the summer – NEW NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MONACO – VILLA SAUBER – Exhibition “Marginalia, in the secret of comic book collections”.

Throughout the Summer – VILLA NUVOLA – KÖNIG MONACO SHOWROOM – KÖNIG has now also found a home on the Côte d’Azur. In the impressive architecture of Villa Nuvola, we show a selection of established and emerging artists from the gallery program, who enter into a lively dialogue with the interior design. In the KÖNIG MONACO Showroom, the KÖNIG GALERIE will be exhibiting works by established as well as emerging contemporary artists, in cooperation with LenzWerk Monaco. With the showroom in Monaco, KÖNIG GALERIE is expanding its international presence, following its locations in Berlin, London and Seoul. The historic city-state on the Côte d’Azur has always been a hub for international collectors and has been steadily gaining in importance in recent years. The showroom in Monaco offers KÖNIG a platform to become part of the growing local art scene. Info: Felicitas von Woedtke Head of Communications/Press -KÖNIG GALERIE- – KÖNIG MONACO Showroom will be open by appointment To make the visit a safe experience for everyone we would kindly ask you to book a time slot at We look forward to seeing you from 10 am to 7 pm at Villa Nuvola, 4 Rue Augustin Vento – Monaco.

From January 2021 – GRIMALDI FORUM MONACO EQUIPPED WITH A NEW LED SCREEN FOR EXCEPTIONAL IMAGES – JOIN THE GRIMALDI FORUM COMMUNITY – Due to the success of its television studios since last September, the Grimaldi Forum Monaco (GFM) is optimizing its offer with a screen 10mx3m LED which places its new set among the most important in Southern Europe. GFM customers now have an optimal tool during their events to broadcast and view all kinds of content live on a 30m2 giant screen offering a unique and new generation decoration. The technology chosen is an indoor LED screen with a 2.5 mm pitch. It increases the quality of the rendering and allows those interested to appreciate the scale of the sets with a real depth of field that greatly enhances the effect produced. Thus, for example, the diffusion of the participants on the screen, both in mosaic and in full frame, is directly visible by the speaker or by the facilitator for whom the difficulty of the “weather map” technique no longer exists. Thanks to the axes of the real cameras, the view of the scenery changes with each change of frame, without virtual special effects. This new “premium” version has been included in the catalog of services offered by Studio TV by GFM for more than six months, in addition to its “standard” version. With a “green background”, the latter has already made it possible to create dozens of scenographies ranging from urban Monegasque, maritime or port landscapes thanks to a live camera placed in the 360 ​​° environment of the GFM, up to a tailor – personalize the decorations, headlines and customer logos in 3D. With an area of ​​50 m2 each, these 2 TV studios are available in three configurations: JT platform, congress stand or fair. They host up to 5 people on the set and an almost unlimited number of remote participants depending on the chosen platform. They can be installed in the Le Guelfe and Van Dongen spaces in a standard green screen version, and in Guelfe with a view of the superb Avenue Princesse Grace de Monaco, in a premium video wall version. Thanks to this technical service, the Grimaldi Forum makes its expertise in pre and post production available to its customers. On-set assistance begins as soon as the event is written with storyboards / scenarios and technical scripts. During the show, speakers also have access to a live information panel (presentations, teleprompters, timers, and a timeline showing the number of connected attendees and reactions). The other services offered range from on-site catering to the provision of lounge and rest areas, including make-up tables, nothing is left to chance, such as the statistics communicated afterwards that go even further. until a carbon footprint is established for the event. Developed in full health crisis to professionalize the offer of the Grimaldi Forum in terms of webinars and videoconferences, thus overcoming a situation in which it is impossible to meet physically, this television studio is now an integral part of the GFM offer. It constitutes a real added value for its customers who can now organize a 100% remote or hybrid event there in complete safety and with the utmost respect for health regulations and who will be able to use this system in the future to promote their own face to face and face the challenge. event beyond the capacity of the site. Contacts: Dany Rubrecht, Director of Communications – +377 99 99 25 02 – Sébastien Inzirillo, Communication officer – +377 99 99 25 00 – sinzirillo@grimal

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