Breaking News

24 new Covid cases on 15 Jan. brings total to 1,169: 24 hospitalised: 15 resident + 9 in ICU: 6 resident, 124 home monitored, 962 recoveries, 8 deaths

Saint Nicholas commemorated for Monaco children

Saint Nicholas commemorated for Monaco children

By Staff Writer - December 6, 2018

As is the tradition, Saint Nicholas, the patron saint of children, was celebrated on December 6, 2018, on the Rock. The Monaco City Council honours the Monegasque tradition each year of giving treats to children of the Principality.

The celebration began with a Mass of the Monegasque traditions in the Cathedral of Monaco by Monsignor Fabrice Gallo, in the presence of Monsignor Bernard Barsi, Archbishop of Monaco and U Cantin d’A Roca.

Children receive Saint Nicholas chocolates

Moments later, the children attending school in Monaco interpreted a skit from the legend of Saint Nicholas orchestrated by the National Committee of Traditions Monegasques.

To close the morning, the Mayor Georges Marsan and the elected André J. Campana, Henry Doria, Karyn Ardisson-Salopek and Claude Bollati gave the children in Allée Saint John Paul II a Saint Nicholas chocolate.

Previous articleAS Monaco – Nice postponed to a later date
Next article43rd International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo coming Jan 2019


January 16, 2021 | Local News

ACM cancels two major rallies

Cassandra Tanti

The Classic Monte-Carlo Rally and the Historic Monte-Carlo Rally have both been cancelled because of restrictions surrounding the Covid crisis.

Cassandra Tanti

Nice airport’s traffic fell an astounding 68.4% in 2020. Though alarming, the slow year did allow authorities to rebuild and renovate, getting a jump on creating “the airport of tomorrow”. 

January 15, 2021 | Local News

What will the EU’s recovery look like?

Stephanie Horsman

The European Union is about to roll out its biggest stimulus package ever seen as focus turns from Covid testing and vaccination to economic recovery.

January 14, 2021 | Local News

Fifth Covid victim within a fortnight

Cassandra Tanti

Monaco’s Covid fatality rate continues to rise sharply, with the death of an 88-year-old woman on Thursday.