In their traditional Christmas card, issued on Friday, December 22, Prince Albert and Princess Charlene and their children, hereditary Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella, wish everyone a Merry Christmas and beautiful festive season.
On Wednesday, December 20, Prince Albert and Princess Charlene warmly welcomed young Monegasques for the traditional Christmas celebration at the palace.
After watching a performance of Palladienne dance in the palace courtyard, with Santa in attendance, some 500 petite guests, aged 5 to 12, attended a magic show in the throne room, where they were also treated to a snack.
They youngsters also received Christmas gifts from the princely couple, and the children of Princess Stephanie, Camille Gottlieb and Louis Ducruet.
Hereditary Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella, who celebrated their third birthday on December 10, did not attend the festive events as they, reportedly, have a touch of the flu.