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World Theatre Day, which was initiated in 1961 by the International Theatre Institute, takes place on Tuesday, March 27, and will be celebrated at the Princesse Grace Theatre.
Five theatre companies from the Principality have responded to an invitation to participate, and will perform in a night dedicated to the performing arts and the promotion of dialogue and peace between peoples.
The programme, which begins at 8 pm, includes Ciel ma Femme, Harcele-Manque, Un souffleur sachant jouer, Nous, Oiseaux Migrateurs, and 53 Years.
World Theatre Day is honoured every year by the theatre community through numerous national and international events and in Monaco, the Department of Cultural Affairs brings together the Monegasque National Commission for UNESCO and the Theatre Princesse Grace to celebrate the day.
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For the event, HE Sophie Thevenoux, Ambassador of Monaco to the Netherlands, accompanied by diplomats from the Embassy, hosted a number of Dutch personalities, including HE Versteeg, Grand Master of His Majesty's Household, and Mrs Bergsma, Director of the European Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, and representatives of the Monegasque Consular Corps in the Netherlands, Mr van Iersel, Consul General of Monaco in The Hague and Mr Krooswijk, Consul Monaco in Amsterdam. A reception was held by the Embassy at the end of the performance, in which Jean-Christophe Maillot, Jiří Kylián and the dancers of the Ballets de Monte Carlo mixed with invited guests.