Weather
Monte-Carlo, MC
broken clouds
8.5 ° C
11 °
1.7 °
81%
1.5kmh
75%
Mon
12 °
Tue
14 °
Wed
13 °
Thu
12 °
Fri
12 °
Breaking News

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

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

By Stephanie Horsman - October 11, 2019

With Christmas only 72 days away, the Principality is getting a jump start on holiday decorating.

Since 25th September, the ADAGE Company and Service Animations of the City have been busy at work putting up lights, sure to get everyone in the festive spirit.

In all, there are 122 transverse decorations, 19 holiday-themed scenes and 615 designs on candelabra that need to be set up around the Principality by the end of November. The job is immense, as nearly every street in Monaco will benefit from some kind of adornment.

In keeping with Monaco’s commitment to the environment and ecologically sustainable options, most of the decorations are made from biological substances and are certified to be GMO-free. When the holidays are over, these biodegradable installations will be composted, either by natural or industrial means.

Some innovations will also be added to this year’s illuminations, including lighting and extinguishing by remote to enable better control of energy consumption, and the launch of two new apps. The first will allow users to change the colour of the trees set up on Place d’Armes and at the Christmas Village. The second is an augmented reality application that will be placed on Promenade Honoré II.

The official lighting ceremony will take place on 22nd November at 6pm at Place du Marché in the Condamine.

shares
SHARE
Previous articleIUM encourages involvement from community
Next articleCaisses Sociales of Monaco pledge to energy transition plan

daily

Cassandra Tanti

China's Chimelong Group has participated as a partner in the Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival for the first time ever, deepening the friendship between China and Monaco.

0
Cassandra Tanti

HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco has awarded the Prince's Prize for Innovative Philanthropy to Douglas Jackson, President and CEO of Denver-based non-profit Project CURE.

0
January 24, 2020 | News

Two new summer concerts revealed

Cassandra Tanti

Music superstars Black Eyed Peas and Steve Hackett – Genesis Revisited will be heading to Monaco to perform shows this summer, SBM has just announced.

0
January 24, 2020 | News

National Pact achieves a milestone

Cassandra Tanti

The Public Force has signed up to the National Pact, marking the 100th entity to commit to Monaco’s Energy Transition.

0