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More than 300 guests attended the fourth annual China Night held at the Monaco Yacht Club on the last day of September. The event, now a fixture during the Monaco Yacht Show, was help under the auspices of the Embassy of Monaco in China and Monaco’s Tourism and Convention Authority.
In his welcome address Mr Bernard d’Alessandri, Secretary General of the Yacht Club of Monaco, said that Monaco and China are coming closer together to embrace the world of yachting. HE Mrs Catherine Fautrier, Ambassador of Monaco in China and Mr Alexander Heng, CEO of Blu Inc Media, then thanked the guests for their loyalty and their enthusiasm.
The “Monaco Week” held in China and the mirror event “China Night” help to build more intense relations between the two countries and deepen exchanges on the economic, tourism, environmental and cultural levels. In addition to the Tourism and Convention Authority, China Night’s partners were the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, Monaco Yacht Show, Société des Bains de Mer de Monte-Carlo, Monaco Yacht Club and the Economic Board.
For the second consecutive year, Isabell Kristensen, offered a parade themed “Beauties of the Mediterranean”, with 20 models presenting a new collection in a world premiere.
During his annual address to the press, National Council President Stéphane Valeri was optimistic for 2022, saying "there are reasons to hope that we can get back to a quasi-normal life.”
Nice Côte d’Azur airport ended 2021 with over 6.5 million passengers passing through, higher than expected and fuelled mainly by a strong summer season and the return of long-haul flights.
It is expected to be another mild, sunny weekend at the region’s ski resorts with plenty of standing snow, while Valberg will be hosting a Monte-Carlo Rallye event on Friday.
The celebration of Sainte Devote, Monaco’s Patron Saint, will be held next week, and again this year the Principality is taking adapted measures to ensure the health and safety of all who wish to participate.