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The awards ceremony season is officially underway, and it was a festive atmosphere on Wednesday 12th June in the Court of Honour of the Monaco City Hall for the traditional Sports Festival.
A host of delegates including David Tomatis, Counselor at the Prince’s Cabinet, Mayor Georges Marsan and Jacques Pastor, Deputy Mayor of the Sports and Associations, congratulated the presidents, leaders, coaches and sports men and women of the Principality’s sports associations and federations who had gathered for the occasion.
A total of 35 disciplines were represented and 777 medals were awarded during the ceremony – 89 gold, 114 silver, 173 bronze, and 401 medals of distinction.
Each year, the Sports Festival is a highly anticipated event for all sports members, young and old, whose excellent results during the past season are rewarded.
Three other awards ceremonies are scheduled in the City Hall’s Cour d’Honneur this month: the Monegasque Language Contest on Monday 17th June, the School of Fine Arts – Pavillon Bosio Wednesday 26th and the Rainier III Academy on Thursday 27th.
The architecturally exciting new home of the International University of Monaco has been officially inaugurated by H.S.H. Prince Albert II and National Council President Stéphane Valeri.
A new photo book paying tribute to the 126 people who work behind the scenes at the Prince’s Palace and his private home, Roc Agel, has been released.
Prince Albert has joined a gathering of the entire Red Cross Movement in Geneva for a conference under the theme: ‘Acting today to shape the world of tomorrow’.
Monaco now has four new Ambassadors from Belarus, Malayia, Mali and the European Union.