On March 17, 2012, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco will attend an Irish Harp concert, organized by the Princess Grace Irish Library, held at the Chapelle de la Visitation. The purpose of the concert is to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day as well as to honor the sovereign prince’s Irish ancestry.
Prince Albert will also light up the facade of the Palais Princier de Monaco in green, a symbolic color marking the St. Patrick’s Day festivities according to the princely court of Monaco. The Irish ambassador to France and Monaco will be a special guest during Saturday’s celebrations.
Meanwhile, it was announced that British singer, Pete Doherty, will headline the March 24, 2012, Bal de la Rose (Rose Ball) to be held at the Salle des Étoiles, Sporting Monte Carlo. The theme for this year’s event, that will benefit the Princess Grace Foundation, Swinging London.
Source: Palais Princier de Monaco