His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco Attends the Opening of the 53rd Festival de Télévision de Monte-Carlo.

MonacoOn Sunday, June 9, 2013, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco attended the opening of the 53rd Festival de Télévision de Monte-Carlo held at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco.  The sovereign prince is Honorary President.

The five-day festival was created in 1961 by the late Prince Rainier III of Monaco.  It was his wish to “…encourage a new art form, in the service of peace and understanding between men and recognize television as an exceptional means of bringing cultures together and enhancing their respective knowledge.”

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