09 February 2017 Press release
2017 marque une année importante pour le Corps des Carabiniers, celle du bicentenaire de sa création. A cette occasion, plusieurs manifestations ponctueront les mois à venir, notamment le concert d...Read more of Bicentenaire du Corps des Carabiniers : des fèves commémoratives
05 February 2017 Press release
La sixième édition du Festival pour jeunes artistes "New Generation" vient de prendre fin et le jury, présidé par Pauline Ducruet (fille de S.A.S. la Princesse Stéphanie), a proclamé le P...Read more of PALMARES 6e NEW GENERATION – 4 et 5 février 2017
03 February 2017 Press release
Ms. Isabelle Bonnal, Director of Education, Youth and Sport, had the honour this morning of welcoming the daughter of H.S.H. Princesse Stéphanie, Miss Camille Gottlieb, and Mrs. Guilaine Telle, wif...Read more of Circus Arts Meeting at the École de Fontvieille
12 January 2017 Press release
41st International Circus Festival of Monte-CarloFrom the 19th to the 29th January 2017Press Release n° 5Read more of The full programme !
05 January 2017 Press release
Press Release n° 4The grand circus party comes to town!Read more of 41st International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo From the 19th to the 29th January 2017
19 December 2016 Press release
41st International Circus Festival of Monte-CarloFrom the 19th to the 29th January 2017Press Release n° 3Read more of There's a first time for everything!
13 December 2016 News flash
For this second season (see attached programme), the Workshops of the Monaco Philosophical Meetings are addressing the subject of the body. Eminent philosophers and speakers are invited to present...Read more of Monaco Philosophical Meetings 2016/2017
09 December 2016 Press release
Since 2011, the Principality's Department of Cultural Affairs has presented concerts of Baroque music every December in the Visitation Chapel. This year, the programmes are centred on a major event...Read more of Department of Cultural Affairs, Monaco Concerts of Baroque Music
41st International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo - From the 19th to the 29th January 2017 - Press Release n° 1: The competition is back!27 November 2016 Press release
The competition will be back for the 41st Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo, after the unforgettable "best of" of the 40th edition, a unique event that is often referred to as the "ulti...Read more of 41st International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo - From the 19th to the 29th January 2017 - Press Release n° 1: The competition is back!
26 November 2016 News flash
With the exhibition “Designing Dreams, a Celebration of Leon Bakst” the Villa Sauber (NMNM) is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of this artist, whose name remains inextricably linked...Read more of "Designing Dreams, A Celebration of Leon Bakst" Villa Sauber – until 15 January 2017
A tradition of cultural influence
True to the tradition of artistic patronage practised by the Princes of Monaco, through the Department of Cultural Affairs , the Prince’s Government pursues an active cultural policy. It promotes the development of the Arts in the Principality and helps to disseminate culture to a wide audience.
Culture is a vehicle for the Principality's influence abroad and a major sector of local policy. It benefits from 6% of the State budget. This is mainly devoted to supporting organisations and artists, developing a high-quality artistic programme, developing heritage projects and financing appropriate cultural facilities.
The pursuit of this policy centres on three main areas: