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Port Hercules appeared to be covered with graffiti at the weekend as nine urban artists spray-painted their personal takes on the urgent topic of saving the oceans.
Instead of adorning the walls, the nine works were captured on canvass, each one telling its own tale about the seas, and destined for auction to the highest bidder later in the day for the benefit of the Prince Albert II Foundation.
A tenth work was a collaboration of passers-by and HSH Prince Albert himself, who added his own touch in person to the painting. The colourful and popular event with such a noble purpose had been five years in the planning. The Prince Albert II Foundation, while involved with many projects worldwide promoting bio-diversity and environmentalism, is particularly focussed on protecting the oceans.
Julia Kristeva has been awarded the Principality Prize 2021 jointly by the Philosophical Meetings of Monaco and the Prince Pierre of Monaco Foundation during a ceremony on Tuesday.
A bust of Empress Eugenie, wife of Napoleon III and Empress of France, has been unveiled by the Prince in Monaco to commemorate the centenary of her death.
Digital artist Houda Bakkali is among the first in the world to be selected for an NFT drop by the acclaimed TIME media group, with her digital art inspired by Monaco.
Monaco-based association SheCanHeCan has launched a series of collectable football cards featuring only women players to mark the annual International Day of the Girl on 11th October.