Every Spring a Festival of Musical Delights – “Printemps des Arts”

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    OPMC Atrium Casino Monte-Carlo

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Every Spring a Festival of Musical Delights – “Printemps des Arts” monaco fr

It is no secret that Monaco is a haven for the classical arts being blessed with it’s very own Opera, Ballet and Symphony Orchestra. Every year in Spring the Principality opens it’s doors to the world of music and dance by hosting to a star studded Festival of the classical and contemporary musical arts known as the “Printemps des Arts”.

Since it was launched in 1984 by HRH the Princess of Hanover, the Printemps des Arts de Monte-Carlo has been a festival of music and dance. Taking place each year from mid March to mid April, over five weekends, Monaco has become a Mecca for lovers of music who flock to the Principality for this exciting festival.

What differentiates Printemps des Arts from other European festivals is that fact that it prioritises “discovery”, in the broader sense of the word: discovery of musical cultures of other continents. The festivals signature is diversity of artistic expression and the programme includes symphonic music, opera, jazz, recitals, cinema, sculpture, theatre, poetry and dance, performers are invited from all over the world.  

The festival strives to present the public with the greatest artists of our time. Always prestigious, the artistic programming of this major event is lavish and also seeks to discover and encourage new talents. Sometimes unusual and unexpected, Printemps des Arts de Monte-Carlo never ceases to surprise, enthral and enchant its public, and has done so for over thirty years.

The Printemps des Arts is always organised over 5 weekends. Ideal for those visiting Monaco for a short break long weekend. Visitors are assured that the superb accommodation and restaurants in Monaco will offer them a completion of their cultural experience.  And don't forget the cultural wealth of the surrounding region, from Menton to Cannes, and of course Nice and the nearby Côte d’Azur inland region, offering plenty to the epicurean and culturally curious traveller. 

Start planning your 2016 visit to Monaco and make some time to indulge your senses in the classical arts and be delighted by performers from around the world.


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