A place, a memory
On 3 August 1894, the Prince and Princess Alice were invited for lunch at the Sintra National Palace – in the small town near Lisbon listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site – with King Dom Carlos of Portugal.
A man, a Prince
Writer and philosopher Armand Lunel (1892–1977), who was born in Aix-en-Provence and died in Monaco, and was a friend of Darius Milhaud, was appointed as philosophy teacher at Monaco Lycée by a sovereign ordinance issued by Prince Albert I in 1920.
Did you know ?
In April 1922, the Swedish Society for Anthropology and Geography presented Prince Albert I with the prestigious Vega Medal in recognition of his contribution to the advancement of geographical sciences.
New issue of commemorative stamp for the centenary today: Albert I and Louis Tinayre exhibition.
New commemorative stamp about Albert I and Louis Tinayre exhibition.
Albert I of Monaco, as told by secondary school pupils
Short story written by pupils at Institution François d’Assise Nicolas BarréFor secondary school pupils at the Institution François d’Assise - Nicolas Barré, not taking part in the commemorations marking the centenary of the death of Albert I of Monaco, launched in October 2020 by the Albert I Committee – 2022, was not an option”, wrote Ms Christine Lanzerini, the school’s headteacher, in her introductory editorial.
Concert at the Prince Palace
At 9.30 pm on Sunday 17 July 2022, as part of the Prince’s Palace concert programme, there will be a performance to mark the centenary year. The performance is the result of a collaborative effort between the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Albert I Committee, and will offer an opportunity to hear pieces that have not been performed since 1910, with a global recreation of Jules Massenet’s “Nef Triomphale”.
"Prince Albert I, pioneer of photography and cinema"
Monaco - L'Engelin, 83-85, Boulevard du Jardin exotique
“Transport” exhibition at the Monaco–Monte-Carlo SNCF railway station
Exhibition: “An Arctic pioneer. Prince Albert I of Monaco in Spitsbergen (1898–1907)”