China Night deepens ties with Monaco

Photo: HE. Mme Catherine Fautrier, Ambassador of Monaco in China with guests. ©Jean-Charles Vinaj
Photo: HE. Mme Catherine Fautrier, Ambassador of Monaco in China, with event partners. ©Jean-Charles Vinaj

More than 300 guests attended the fourth annual China Night held at the Monaco Yacht Club on the last day of September. The event, now a fixture during the Monaco Yacht Show, was help under the auspices of the Embassy of Monaco in China and Monaco’s Tourism and Convention Authority.

In his welcome address Mr Bernard d’Alessandri, Secretary General of the Yacht Club of Monaco, said that Monaco and China are coming closer together to embrace the world of yachting. HE Mrs Catherine Fautrier, Ambassador of Monaco in China and Mr Alexander Heng, CEO of Blu Inc Media, then thanked the guests for their loyalty and their enthusiasm.

The “Monaco Week” held in China and the mirror event “China Night” help to build more intense relations between the two countries and deepen exchanges on the economic, tourism, environmental and cultural levels. In addition to the Tourism and Convention Authority, China Night’s partners were the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, Monaco Yacht Show, Société des Bains de Mer de Monte-Carlo, Monaco Yacht Club and the Economic Board.

For the second consecutive year, Isabell Kristensen, offered a parade themed “Beauties of the Mediterranean”, with 20 models presenting a new collection in a world premiere.