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The third in the series of four entrants in the Monaco International Fireworks contest will be Portugal, whose representatives will do their very best on Saturday, August 4, on Port Hercule. The Portuguese follow in the footsteps of Italy and Spain, and will be followed in turn by Bulgaria on Saturday, August 11.
The Monaco City Hall designed the 2018 competition to be a full evening’s entertainment, with tribute concerts both before and after the pyrotechnics. On August 4, the artist selected is Celine Dion, and the first show starts at 20:00, lasting until 21:30, the slot for the fireworks, and the second at 21:50. The Jury Prize and the Audience Award will rank the competitors at the end of the competition.
Meanwhile, the owners and captains of yachts should be aware of several complete and partial closures of a number of jetties in Port Hercule, from 07:00 on Fridays and 01:00 on Sundays during the firework weekends.
St. Paul’s Anglican Church has started making online videos of their weekly sermons in English, so parishioners don’t have to miss out during the lockdown.
The National Council says it wants to keep the Condamine and Monte-Carlo markets open, despite the closure of all food markets this week across France.
The government has added psychologists to the team at Monaco’s Covid-19 call centre as a growing number of people seek advice on how to cope with isolation and fear.
The National Council is calling on the Prince’s government to create a makeshift hospital in preparation for a surge in coronavirus cases in the Principality.