This year’s Bal de Noël at the Hôtel de Paris will pay tribute to the late Prince Rainier III. Here are all the details, including how to get tickets.
It’s time to start thinking about your plans for the Christmas period, and one date that should definitely be in your diary if you’re staying the Principality is the 18th edition of the Bal de Noël.
According to organiser Sandrine Knoell of Five Stars Events, guests are to be “immersed in a magical and enchanted Christmas”, making it the perfect way to get into the spirit of the season.
Under the High Patronage of Princess Charlene of Monaco, the Bal de Noël blends moments of conviviality, glamour and charitable giving, and is set to be even more special this year as it will continue a cherished theme of 2023 in Monaco: the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of the late Prince Rainier III.
AUCTION FOR CHARITY
As in year’s past, the ball with feature dinner, a show and a charity auction. Sotheby’s has been selected to do the honours, and all proceeds will be going to the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation to support its drowning prevention projects and the education of children through sports. Last year, the event raised €120,000.
The annual celebration always attracts a VIP crowd, and already confirmed for this year are Princess Camilla de Bourbon des Deux-Siciles, Inna Maier, Isabella Rosso, Carolina Alabiso and Elena Lukovnikova, who will be representing the International Action Committee, as well as actors Nicky and Timi-Joy Marbot and Italian presenter Alessandra Monti.
The event is run by Sandrine Knoell of Five Stars Events and the Women of Monaco Club, and is being sponsored by global wealth management firm Julius Baer along with participation from jewellery house Boghossian, Moretti Fine Art, Italian perfume brand Xerjoff, stylist Sabina Bilenko and Monaco Life.
The Bal de Noël is being held at the glittering Salle Empire of the Hôtel de Paris on Friday 8th December. Doors open at 8.30pm. For more information and to reserve tickets, contact Five Star Events at +377 97 70 78 75 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Photos supplied by Five Stars Events. This article was originally published on 23rd October.