Weather
Monte-Carlo, MC
overcast clouds
9.4 ° C
11.1 °
7 °
71%
4.6kmh
91%
Sat
12 °
Sun
11 °
Mon
12 °
Tue
14 °
Wed
13 °
Breaking News

Makeover of Casino Square to dramatically change the look of Monte Carlo

China Night at Monaco Yacht Show

China Night at Monaco Yacht Show

By Cassandra Tanti - October 1, 2019

One of the main highlights of the Monaco Yacht Show is China Night, and this year’s gala has once again brought together a host of Chinese celebrities and local dignitaries in the Principality.  

The event, hosted by Monaco Boat Services, is now in its 7th year and has been instrumental in continuing and expanding the relations between the People’s Republic and Monaco. 

The gala dinner was held in the fabled Riva Tunnel in Port Hercule in the presence of Monaco’s Ambassador to China Catherine Fautrier, Monaco Boat Service’s President Lia Riva, Chinese actor/director Li Chen and Shanghai-born superstar singer G.E.M., who is referred to as the Chinese Taylor Swift and has chosen the Principality as the location to shoot her latest music video.

Li Chen was awarded the distinction of Ambassador to the Destination by Guy Antognelli, Director of the Tourism and Congress Board. The actor expressed his delight at staying in Monaco during his acceptance speech. 

Since the March 2019 State visit of China’s President Xi Jinping to Monaco, where HSH Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene hosted an official luncheon for him and his wife, pursuing further diplomatic relations have been a priority for the Prince’s government.

Chinese interest in Monaco and the south of France has skyrocketed, resulting in a record number of tourists from the Asian powerhouse since the beginning of the year. So much so that Air China has expanded their service, operating three direct flights per week between Nice and Beijing.

 

 

shares
SHARE
Previous articleArtificial Intelligence high on agenda at WIPO meeting
Next articleParis Fashion Week with Alessandra Vicedomini

daily

January 22, 2020 | Business & Finance

MEB reveals rich program for 2020

Cassandra Tanti

More than 350 economic players came together for the first MEB Members Meeting of the year, during which a full calendar of events for 2020 was unveiled.

0
January 17, 2020 | Business & Finance

Markets weekly

Barclays

Company news will pick up pace this week, with fourth-quarter earnings being published for more than 800 companies. That said, key macro data and economic news will also remain on investors’ watch list.

0
January 14, 2020 | Business & Finance

Department of Labour expands e-services

Stephanie Horsman

The Monegasque Department of Labour is taking its commitment to the Extended Monaco programme to the next level with a restructured system for employees and job seekers.

0
January 12, 2020 | Business & Finance

MEB success in Portugal

Stephanie Horsman

The Monaco Economic Board (MEB) made its first foray into Portugal last week, looking to sign on potential business partners and investors.

0