AMAZING! The first Monegasque stamp in augmented reality

 October 16, 2018

The “Office des Timbres” of the Principality of Monaco will put the following stamp “MONEGASQUE SONGS BY THE CHILDREN OF THE CHOIR OF THE ACADÉMIE RAINIER III” The first Monegasque stamp in augmented reality! Snap the stamp with a smartphone, and you will hear an extract from a CD of Monegasque songs produced at the […]

Did you know that Princess Grace was not the first American-born Princess in Monaco?

 October 14, 2018

Princess Grace (Grace Kelly) was not the first American-born commoner to marry a Monaco prince, the first American-born princess was Marie Alice Heine who wed H.S.H. Prince Albert I in 1889, becoming Her Serene Highness Princess Alice of Monaco. A beautiful heiress born in the New Orleans’ French Quarter in 1857. Monaco’s current ruler, Prince […]

Renewing your vehicle registration for 2019

 October 13, 2018

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Office would like to inform users that annual car registration renewal invoices for 2019 have been sent to all owners of vehicles registered in the Principality of Monaco. There are two ways to pay: Online, by bank card via the Government website www.gouv.mc , using the issue number found at […]

First stage of NMNM’s “Travelling Collection” opens at Ecole Saint-Charles with Celia Pym

 October 12, 2018

Since 2016, British artist Celia Pym has been working on a research project to restore stage costumes in the Société des Bains de Mer collection at the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco (NMNM). On Friday 12 October, the artist launched the “Travelling Collection” at Ecole Saint-Charles. This educational project, designed in collaboration with the artist, […]

New energy regulations for buildings in the Principality

 October 11, 2018

Surrounded by teams from the Mission for Energy Transition, the Department of Forward Studies, Urban Planning and Mobility, and the Department of the Environment, Marie-Pierre Gramaglia, the Minister of Public Works, the Environment and Urban Development, today gave a presentation to the media on the new energy regulations for buildings in the Principality. These new […]

Identity Fraud: Police in Monaco call for vigilance

 October 10, 2018

“For several weeks, individuals in an organized gang have been assuming the identity of high personalities in the Principality to try to get in touch with their friends, relatives, corporate leaders or other persons by email, SMS or videoconference using apps similar to WhatsApp.” – reports HelloMonaco.com Their way of operating is elaborate. Documents at […]

Did you know that Monaco and Indonesia have an almost identical flag?

 October 10, 2018

The National flag of the Principality of Monaco has two equal horizontal bands, and both of them are the heraldic colors of the House of Grimaldi. Monaco’s flag has been used since at least 1339, while the actual bicolor design was adopted on 4 April 1881, under the reign of Prince Charles III. However, the […]

Monaco hosts 8th EUROBATS meeting

 October 09, 2018

Monaco is hosting the eighth meeting of the parties to the Agreement on the Conservation of Populations of European Bats (EUROBATS) at the Novotel from 8 to 10 October. The agreement was established in 1991 under the auspices of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) due to the alarming […]

CONGRATULATIONS! Tourist and Convention Authority’s US representative office wins 3 awards

 October 08, 2018

The Monaco Tourist and Convention Authority’s representative office in the United States this year won three business tourism awards for the excellence of services offered by the destination. Readers and members of the advisory committee at PREVUE magazine decided to award the Monaco Government Tourist Office (MGTO) the prestigious Silver Prevue Visionary Award in the […]

City Hall signs up to Monaco’s Energy Transition Pact

 October 08, 2018

On Monday 8 October, Mayor of Monaco Georges Marsan signed the National Energy Transition Pact Commitment Charter. The objective for City Hall is to join the effort to achieve a carbon-free Monaco. The signing ceremony was attended by Marie-Pierre Gramaglia, Minister of Public Works, the Environment and Urban Development, Annabelle Jaeger-Seydoux, Director of the Mission […]

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