On the morning of Monday, June 20, 2022, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco welcomed hundreds of cyclists participating in the 2022 La Sapaudia Bike Race on the Place du Palais in Monaco-Ville.
The purpose of the race is to raise money and awareness of Bone Marrow disease in children and young adults. Prior to the race, the sovereign prince met with the participants as well as with the organizers of the event.
Thereafter, Prince Albert II officially launched the 600 km race from Monaco-Ville to Albertville, France.
On the afternoon of Thursday, June 16, 2022, Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco accompanied by their daughter, Her Serene Highness Princess Gabriella of Monaco, watched the Fête-Dieu procession from the balcony at the Palais Princier de Monaco in Monaco-Ville.
The Fête-Dieu, aka Corpus Christi or Corpus Domini, is known as the solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ. This feast day is celebrated on the Thursday following Holy Trinity, sixty days after Easter, as a reminder of the Institution of the Eucharist which takes place on Holy Thursday of Holy Week. It commemorates the real presence of Jesus Christ in the bread and wine that is traditionally consecrated during the Mass.
On Monday, June 6, 2022, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco visited the outdoor photography exhibition from the 2nd Edition of the Environmental Photography Awards held along the Larvotto Promenade in Monaco.
The exhibition, organized by the Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco, showcases 36 of the best photos from the Environmental Photography Awards.
The exhibition will be on display until June 29, 2022.
In other news, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II’s new book entitled, L’Homme et l’Océan: Préservons les océans Pour Protéger L’Humanité, will be published on June 8, 2022, on the occasion of World Oceans Day 2022.
If you’re interested in purchasing the book please click here.
On Saturday, June 4, 2022, the Palais Princier de Monaco announced that Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco has tested positive for COVID-19.
At this time, the princess displays a few mild symptoms and her state of health gives no cause for concern. In accordance with Monaco’s health regulations, Princess Charlene will be in isolation for several days.
Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco accompanied by their two children, His Serene Highness Hereditary Prince Jacques of Monaco and Her Serene Highness Princess Gabriella of Monaco attended the 2022 Formula 1 Grand Prix of Monaco Award Ceremony at Circuit de Monaco in Monte-Carlo.
Prior to the race, Prince Albert II and Hereditary Prince Jacques participated in the Lap of Honor.
The winner of the 2022 F1 Grand Prix of Monaco was Mr. Sergio Pérez from Mexico.