News archive 2012

Monaco Jazz Festival 2012

Jazz lovers are flocking to Monaco this week, as the Monte Carlo Jazz Festival takes place at the Salle Garnier of the opera house. Some of the big names appearing include...

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Monaco economy growing

Monaco's economy grew by 6.6 per cent last year, according to new gross domestic product figures. It's the second consecutive year of increases - GDP was up...

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Monaco resident Wendy Wood West records poem for the BBC

Wendy Wood West was asked by BBC Radio Scotland if she would record the Poem for Monaco-The Olive Tree...

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Monaco Yacht Show -19th-22nd September 2012

Once again the Port Hercule of Monaco was the magnificent setting for the 22nd Monaco Yacht Show. It is considered the most prestigious pleasure boat show in the world with the exhibition of...

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Maison de Monaco VIP hospitality during London Olympics

H.E. Mme Evelyne Genta , the Monaco Ambassador to the United Kingdom, hosted the " Maison de Monaco" hospitality suite during the entire London Olympics.

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UEFA announces Monaco events

UEFA has announced the schedule of events in Monaco which, as has been the case since 1998, will begin the new European club season.

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Le Sporting, Monaco

The Cote d'Azur's most glamorous summer festival kicks off- for tickets please contact SBM Monaco.

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Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix

Thursday 22nd May- Sunday 24th May. Monaco is gearing up for its 80th Formula 1 Grand Prix. The most  exciting and glamorous circuit on the Formula 1 calendar.

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8th Grand Prix Historique, Monaco

11th-13th May 2012 - Three days of fantastic vintage racing cars on the Formula 1 track of Monaco.

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Isola 2000 extends its 2012 ski season

Isola 2000 extends its 2012 ski season due to  recent snowfalls. Isola 2000, one of the 4 ski resorts within a 1 hr 45 min hour drive from Monaco has announced it will stay open until April 29th with 80% of the lifts open.

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Summer Concerts Cote d'Azur

Elton John and Madonna have announced summer concerts for this year's summer music concerts on the Cote d'Azur with Lady GaGa performing in Nice on October 4th.

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Monaco property market continues to power on

The Monaco property market continues to power on, with a total of 267 sales in 2011 and € 980 million worth of sales recorded, with an average price tag of € 3.6million,  according to figure released by The Monaco Chamber of Real Estate.

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Monte Carlo Rolex Masters April 14th-22nd - Monte Carlo Country Club.

This exciting annual top tennis tournament is approaching once again and the area around the Monte Carlo Country Club is already buzzing with the preparation of the courts.

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Work on the new Yacht Club de Monaco continues

The new site, at the end of the Quai des Etats Unis, on the casino side of the Port Hercule, is a hive of activity as work progresses.

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SBM to remove the Historic Sporting d'Hiver building in Casino Gardens

The Government owned Societe Bains des Mer( owners of most of the larger hotels, the casino, the country club and other properties), is to demolish their  Belle Epoque era Sporting d'Hiver building.

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€100 million New Tunnel to ease traffic congestion in Monaco

The project was launched at the end of February to ease the traffic on the Boulevard Jardin Exotique close to the Western entrance of Monaco.

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The Annual Bal de la Rose Saturday March 24th 2012

The second most famous charity gala evening in Monaco after the Red Cross Ball, the romantic Rose Ball or Bal de la Rose was created by Her Serene Highness,  Princess Grace, who each year gave this beautiful evening a special theme by linking the ball with a rose from a different country.

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The annual Monaco Run

Sunday March 18th 2012. The runners can choose between a 10km run in and around Monaco or a cross border half marathon which starts in Ventimiglia in neighboroughing Italy, continues along the beautiful coastline and ends in the main Port, Port Hercule in Monaco.

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