On Thursday, June 14, 2018, HSH Prince Albert II inaugurated a new exhibition at the Palace to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the birth of François-Joseph Bosio, the Monegasque sculptor. Amongst his many other achievements, he fashioned the equestrian statue of Louis XIV for the Place des Victoires in Paris, inaugurated in 1822. The exhibition presents some of the most emblematic works of the artist from the collections of the New National Museum of Monaco, as well as documents on his Monegasque origins. The Grand Apartments of the Prince’s Palace host this exceptional exhibition until October 14.
A ceremony has taken place at the Monaco Town Hall to present awards to some of the students who participated in the 2018 Monegasque language contest. One of the highlights of the evening was the humorous play performed by the students, award winners and their teachers, which was well received by those present. This year, 1,225 students from grades 7 to 12 took part in the preliminary rounds of the contest. 75 of them, having obtained the best results, received awards during the ceremony.
On Wednesday 13 June, Jean-Luc Delcroix, Director of La Poste Monaco, signed the Charter of the National Energy Transition Pact. The Director announced an ambitious goal: that the entire fleet of vehicles operated by La Poste Monaco would be electric within the next 5 years. La Poste Monaco has a total of 180 employees and a fleet of 47 vehicles.