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Bulgaria was chosen as the public’s winner in the 2018 Fireworks Festival, after the official jury awarded first place to Portugal.
The Fireworks Festival, this year renamed ‘Art in the Sky,’ was decided by online voting and the winner announced at the Town Hall on Monday, August 20. The jury had placed the Bulgarians in third place out of four.
The Bulgarian company Enigma Fireworks were the last of the teams to light up the skies over Monaco, on August 11.
The public rated Bulgaria 8.75 out of 10, Portugal 8.20, Spain 5.65 and Italy 4.73.
Monaco has highlighted the importance of sport in tackling homelessness and building a sense of belonging at a recent United Nations meeting.
The Monaco Red Cross has responded to an international call for donations, contributing €70,000. But it is hoping to raise much more.
The Alpes-Maritimes has recorded it warmest winter season since 1958, according to the experts.
A delegation from Monaco has visited the African nation of Mali where health, education and civil protection topped the agenda.