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European heritage day “MONTE CARLO AND THE RUSSIAN BALLET”

15/09/2009-

Saturday 26th September 2009
Cross-border itineraries


Sunday 27th September 2009
Discovering the sites



SATURDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER

Cross-border itineraries

- “Jean Coteau in Menton”: tour of the Marriage Room at Menton Town Hall decorated by Cocteau and tour of Bastion Museum

· 9:00: Meeting point in front of Louis II Stadium
(special reduced tariff in the Louis II Stadium car park)
· 9:30: Bus leaves
· 10:00: Arrival at site
· 10:00 – 11:30: Guided tour
· 12:00: Departure from site and return to Monaco in front of Louis II Stadium

Registration from 21st September 2009
Théâtre des Variétés
Tel: (+ 377) 98 98 82 74


- “In the footsteps of the Czars in Nice”: a tour of the Russian Orthodox cathedral and visit to the Parc Impérial quarter.

· 13:30: Meeting point in front of Louis II Stadium
(special reduced tariff in the Louis II Stadium car park)
· 14:00: Bus leaves
· 15:00: Arrival at the site
· 15:00 – 16:30: Guided tour
· 17:00: Departure from site and return to Monaco in front of Louis II Stadium

Registration from 21st September 2009
Théâtre des Variétés
Tel: (+ 377) 98 98 82 74

SUNDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER


creative workshop: painting a stage curtain

Creation of a collective work of art based on the theme of the Russian Ballet.
In front of the entrance to the Exhibition Hall at Quai Antoine Ier
4, quai Antoine Ier
In the event of bad weather, the venue will be changed to Théâtre des Variétés – 1, bd Albert Ier
From 10:00 to 12:00 and 14:00 to 17:00

Registration from 21st September 2009
Department of Cultural Affairs
Tel: (+ 377) 98 98 20 83


Monaco Town Quarter (old town)

Prince’s Palace – State Apartments
Entry free of charge – Opening times: 11:00 – 16:00


Napoleon Souvenirs Museum and Prince’s Palace Archive Collections
Entry free of charge – Opening times: 11:00 – 16:00


Residence of His Excellency the Minister of State
Entry free of charge – Exceptional opening times: 10:00 – 17:00
Access to reception rooms, to the large dining room known as the ‘State Council Room’(Salle du Conseil d’Etat) and the terrace.


Monaco Cathedral
Entry free of charge – Opening times - visits solely permitted when no services are taking place:
13:30 – 18:45

Private chapel of the Archbishop of Monaco
Exceptionally open to the public for European Heritage Day
Entry free of charge – Opening times: 14:00 – 18:00


Court House - Palais de Justice
Entry free of charge – Exceptional opening times: 9:00 – 17:00
Tour-conferences given by magistrates.


National Council
Entry free of charge – Exceptional opening times: 10:00 – 18:00

· Tour of the Hemicycle and of the Office of the President of the National Council
· Presentation by Deputies of the institutional role of the Assembly and how it functions


Monaco Town Hall
Exceptional opening times: 10:00 – 17:00
· Tour of the Mayor’s Office, the Council Room and the Marriage Room.
· Exhibition of documents never seen before from the Regional Fund on the theme of the Russian
    Ballet


Bosio Pavillion – Higher School of Plastic Arts
Entry free of charge – Exceptional opening times: 10:00 – 17:00
Exhibition of students’ works of art: Backorama.


Audiovisual Archives
A) Government Building courtyard - Films continuously shown from 10:00 to 17:30
‘Monaco on film’ – Part 1:
· Monaco and dance
· One quarter: La Condamine
· Voice and sounds in Monaco

B) Théâtre des Variétés – One sole viewing at 20:30
‘Monaco on film’ – Part 2:
Everyone has their own alibi by Mario Camerini (1960)
with Vittorio Gassman, Alberto Sordi, Silvana Mangano and Nino Manfredi


Museum of Monegasque Traditions
Entry free of charge – Opening times: 10:00 – 17:00
Guided tours throughout the day
Temporary exhibition: Ernesto Sprega – Painter and ceramist, within the framework of the 60th anniversary of the Principality membership of UNESCO.


Oceanographic Museum and its Aquarium
Exceptional entry price reduction: 8€ for adults and 4.50€ for children aged 4-18 yrs (upon presentation of a proof of ID) – Free entry for children under the age of 4
Opening times: 9:30 – 19:00
Activities accessible upon presentation of entry ticket to the Museum:
14:00: Conference by Mrs Mme Jacqueline Carpine-Lancre – The Oceanographic Museum and Prince Albert I in 1909.
· Guided tours at 11:00 – 15:00 – 16:00: The Museum between the past and the future.
Registration at the cash desk. Meeting point in the entrance hall.


Chapel of the Visitation Museum
Barbara Piasecka-Johnson Collection
Entry free of charge – Opening times: 10:00 – 18:00
Tour-conferences at any time from 11:00-17:00


Fontvieille quarter

Coins and Stamps Museum
Entry free of charge – Opening times: 10:00 – 18:00
Philately exhibition on the theme of the Russian Ballet
Naval Museum of Monaco
Entry free of charge – Opening times: 10:00 – 18:00
Tour - conference by Professor Claude Pallanca at 14:00.


Monaco Top Cars Collection
Entry free of charge – Opening times: 10:00 – 18:00

Louis II Stadium
Entry free of charge – entry only permitted when participating in a guided tour: 5 tours – 10:00, 11:00, 14:00, 15:00 and 16:00.
50 people per tour – Registration on site at the stadium’s service lodge, 7, avenue des Castelans (entrance via Cap-D’Ail) from 9:00 to 16:00.

(N.B.: in order to protect the animals from the high number of visitors during the course of the day, the Animal Garden will be exceptionally closed on this day)

La Condamine quarter

Louis Notari Library
Entry free of charge – Opening times: 10:00 – 17:00
Exhibition on the centenary year of the library


International Hydrographic Bureau (IHB)
Entry free of charge – Exceptional opening times: 9:30 – 12:30 and 14:00 – 17:00
4 tour-conferences on the theme of Russian cartography: 10:00, 11:00, 14:30 and 15:30.
15 people per tour – Registration lists will be drawn up on site from 9:30 to 12:30 and 14:00 to 15:30.


Monegasque International Committee for the AIAP - UNESCO – Plastic Arts
Entry free of charge – Opening times: 10:00 – 18:00
Exhibition by Gueorgui Chichkine: Homage to Nijinski and the Russian Ballet.


St Devote Church
Entry free of charge – Opening times - visits solely permitted when no services are taking place:
13:30 – 17:30


Monte-Carlo quarter

Salle Garnier
Tour with commentary by Mr Michel Steve, architect, at 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, 15:00 and 16:00.
150 people per tour.

Registration from 21st September 2009
Department for Cultural Affairs
Tel: (+ 377) 98 98 83 03


Diaghilev’s Office
Tour with commentary by Mr Francis Rosset every 20 minutes from 9:00 to 12:00 and from 15:00 to 17:00.
20 people per visit.

Registration from 21st September 2009
Department for Cultural Affairs
Tel: (+ 377) 98 98 83 03


St Charles Church
Entry free of charge – Opening times - visits solely permitted when no services are taking place:
15:00 – 18:00


Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra

· 10:00 – 13:00: guided tours of the Orchestra’s building (musical library, wings, recording studio…) and the chance to meet the musicians and the administrative & technical team.

Registration from 21st September 2009 from 10:00 to 18:00
Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra
Tel: (+377) 93 10 85 36

· 14:00: presentation of the 2009 – 2010 season within the framework of the Russian Ballet Centenary.
14:30: concert in homage to Diaghilev, conducted by Peter SZÜTS:
Anatoli Liadov Kikimora, op. 63
Anatoli Liadov The Enchanted Lake, op.62
Igor Stravinsky The Fire-bird: suite (1919)

Concert free of charge subject to the availability of seats. Tickets to be collected on Sunday 27th September from 10:00 at the Rainier III Auditorium.


Saint Paul’s Anglican Church
Entry free of charge – Opening times - visits solely permitted when no services are taking place:
10:00 – 18:00
Organ concert at 17:00


New National Museum - Villa Sauber
Exhibition entitled ‘Surprise me!’ - Serge Diaghilev and the Russian Ballet
Entry free of charge – Opening times: 10:00 – 19:00


Carmelite Chapel
Entry free of charge – Opening times – visits solely permitted when no services are taking place:
15:00 – 18:00


EXOTIC GARDEN QUARTER

Prehistoric Anthropology Museum
Entry free of charge via the Exotic Garden – Opening times: 9:00 – 18:00
· Permanent exhibition : guided tours on demand
· Temporary exhibition: photographs, plans and post cards of the first museum soon after its creation in 1902
· Animated workshops (morning and afternoon) :
- An introduction to parietal painting (for children)
- Simulation of excavation digs (for children)
- Sculpture workshop: reproduction of the Venus of Grimaldi (upper Palaeolithic). Participants will be able to take their sculptures home with them (for adults)


Museum of the Princes of Monaco and their Guards
First opening to the public exclusively for the European Heritage Day
Entry free of charge – Opening times: 9:00 – 11:30 and 14:00 – 17:30


Monte Carlo Ballet Company Workshop
Guided tours at 10:00, 11:00, 14:00, 15:00 and 16:00
Meeting point: Place des Moneghetti in the garden facing Emma de Sigaldi’s Joyeux fountain
10 people per tour

Registration for tours from 21st September 2009
Monte Carlo Ballet Company
Tel: 0033 (0) 4 92 41 66 51


Exotic Garden and Observatory Grotto
Entry free of charge – Opening times: 9:00 – 18:00
· Conferences:
- 10:00: tour-conference of the Botanical Centre by technicians
A conservatory for exotic succulent plants in Monaco: why, how and for whom?
- 14:30: Mr Jean-Marie Solichon (Director of the Exotic Garden) – The Exotic Garden of Monaco and its collections: a history
- 16:00: Mrs Landy Blanc (historian specialising in the 19th century and the history of the Côte d’Azur) – A botanical stroll through the Muse garden
· Guided tour of the Grotto every hour from 10 :00 – 17 :00
· Sale of cacti and other succulent plants


Public car parks: Special reduced tariff of 2€ for the whole day on Sunday 27th September 2009 in the car parks listed in the brochure.

Monaco Bus Company:
Free transport on all of Monaco’s buses and boat-buses on Sunday 27th September 2009


For more information:
Department of Cultural Affairs of Monaco
(Monday to Friday) Tel: (+ 377) 98 98 83 03

Department of Tourism and Congresses
Tel: (+377) 92 16 61 66
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