It will take place from April 14 to April 22 the Monte Carlo Rolex Masters, one of the most important international tennis tournament played on the red ground. The Monte Carlo Rolex Masters was born in the far 1897 and, touching three centuries , today is one of the men's tournament of tennis belonging to the category ATP World Tour Masters 1000, the most prestigous category after the one that encloses the four tournaments of the Slam. The last 7 titles were won by the Spanish Champion Rafael Nadal, that holds the record of straight wins in the Era Open. For all the passionates of tennis, the Tournament of Monte Carlo is one of the most important appointments of the season, an occasion to see play the best world champions in a unique scenery, under the "Rocca" of the Principality of Monaco and a few steps from the beautiful sea of the Cotè d'Azur. Under the pleasant April sky you can sunbathe sitting in tribune while watching a great match, perhaps the semi-finals or a challenge for the last point! It will be a week of great tennis and inside the Monte Carlo Country Club all the matches will be runned starting from 10.30 in the morning, after the matches you can visit with tranquillity the Principality of Monaco and the nearby Cotè d'Azur, to discover all its secrets and fully enjoy its natural beauties and its enviable climate.
The edition 2012 of the Giraglia Rolex Cup, which touched its 60th edition, will take place between San Remo and Saint Tropez from June 8 to June 16 2012. The arrival will be right in the City of Flowers that in the past years has strongly wanted to restore this historic and prestigious international sailing competition. The name Giraglia, given to the competition, comes from a small rock in front of the Corsica which is located at the northern edge of the Ile de Beauté which is used as a turning point for the regatta, doubled the ships will sail for San Remo.
Yacht Club of San Remo organizes on Thursday May 17th the San Remo Mini Solo, a suggestive yacht race in solo towards the French Porquerolles Islands. The weekend May 18-19 instead will see the dispute of a race doubly interesting, Vela & Sapori (Sailing &Savours), a combination that will see the duel of the sailboats and the chefs on board, in a twofold challenge between wind in their sails and pots and pans!
From July 8 to July 12 2012 there will be the historic music event, the Nice Jazz Festival, a grand stage known worldwide where the most talented jazz artists have performed during the past years. For all those who want more information about timetables, dates and all the details for the purchase of the tickets and the location where these concerts will take place, can visit the website of the festival http://eng.nicejazzfestival.fr/Nice-Jazz-Festival. The concerts and the exhibitions will take place in the city of Nice in the Place Massena and at the Theatre de Verdure. The Nice Jazz Festival was born in 1948 and for over 60 years the Cotè d'Azur can boast for the excellence of this event known all over the world. Among the artists that will perform in the 2012 edition we find Gilberto Gil, Erykah Badu, New Meeting Quartet, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings.....and many others!
The sixteenth edition of the Harp Festival (Festival delle Arpe) of Isolabona will take place from July 26 to July 28 2012, under the artistic direction of Vicenzo Zitello, famous Italian poet of the Celtic harp. The 2012 edition will take place in the honour of Pepi Morgia, recently deceased and unforgettable creator and director of the famous muscial edition, an unicum in the province of Imperia that knew through the years to attract the attention and creat a space of excellence in the summer of Riviera. The edition 2012 of the International Harp Festival of Isolabona edited a wide program and interesting program, Thursday July 26 at 9 pm will be on the scene Girotondo delle Arpe, (ensemble of celtic harps), and Nuance Voce and Jazz Harp. Friday July 27 the evening will open with the Duo Millemiglia, (classic harp and fisarmonica) and Cecilia Chailly (classic harp), always after 9 pm. On Saturday July 28 luglio it will take place the si terrà la Consegna del Premio alla diffusione dell’arpa “PEPI MORGIA“ 2012 to: Anna Pasetti, Arpista Musicologa and president of the association of the Italian harp, Emanuela Degli Esposti classic harp and to Vincenzo Zitello, Celtic harp and Bardica. For more information please Per ogni informazione è possibile rivolgersi al Comune di Isolabona.
For all those who choose to pass the summer holidays on the Flower Riviera and in particular in San Remo, the range of events scheduled for summer 2012 is rich and varied and it meets all, good music, theater, cultural appointments and pure fun. The important places of the city where the events will take place, will be all involved, starting from Piazza Borea d'Olmo, which has become the pulsing heart of all the San Remo events, then Piazza Colombo, the Porto, Piazza San Siro, the Pigna with all its squares and areas, Corso Imperatrice, San Martino. Many will be the music events with the concerts of the Symphony Orchestra, giving space also to local bands, Jazz, Rock in the Pigna..... The theater will show the shades of the dialect festival "Nini Sappia", of the theater for children, grand cultural appointment with the literature review of Cafè Venezuela in Piazza Borea d'Olmo. Cinema under the Stars, touring shows, fashion and beauty nights ... every evening a different event and on September 15 a grand end of summer party with the Notte Bianca, an appointment that is renewed annually and that is a great success each year. To get more information and the complete calendar of the events day by day, you can visit the website of San Remo Eventi.