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Monaco’s very active British Association (BAM) said on Tuesday, July 10, that there were still a small number of places available for the Gold of the Pharaohs private guided tour at Grimaldi Forum, due to take place on Thursday, July 12.
The Grimaldi Forum’s summer exhibition features more than 150 masterpieces on loan from the Museum of Cairo, including sumptuous ensembles (sarcophagi and funeral masks, gold and jewels, liturgical items and tableware). BAM has arranged a private guided tour of the exhibition at 17:00 on July 12, followed by drinks on the private terrace of the Rose des Vents Restaurant.
For full details please email email@example.com or ring BAM on 93 50 19 52.
The last BAM cocktails before the summer break will be on Thursday 26th July at L’Oliveraie, Place des Moulins from 18:00 until 20:00.
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The city of Nice has prepared a major commemoration on Friday, July 14, to honour the victims of last year’s horrific Bastille Day atrocity on the Promenade des Anglais.
Between 9 am and 6 pm, 12,000 blue, white and red plaques will be distributed to the public on Quai des Etats-Unis. The immense message made up by the individual plaques will be filmed by a drone and shown on screens at around 8 pm.
A military parade will take place on Place Masséna, in the presence of 2,000 guests, from 4:30-6:30 pm. In the air, the Patrouille de France will also pay tribute to the victims, to the security forces, doctors and nurses and all the professionals who mobilised 12 months ago in the wake of the attack, which took the lives of 86 people.
President Macron is expected to join the Mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi, during the ceremonies.
In the evening, the Promenade des Anglais will be the focal point of events, with the showing of the film "Himalaya", the reading of texts by eight actors, a concert by the Nice Philharmonic Orchestra and the Choir de l'Opéra. A fireworks display and a concert that will end with the Marseillaise and an ultimate Nissa la Bella. Eighty-six giant light beams, one for each of the victims, will shine out over the Bay.
At 10:45 pm, the public will disperse to the sound of Pachelbel's Canon.
Major road diversions are planned during the day.