Monaco unites to support Ukraine: 1.5 million euros donated

A convoy of aid may have left Monaco and headed for Ukraine to provide direct assistance to those devastated by the war. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has been going on for a tragic and tragic month.When Monaco Red Cross From the beginning, we have provided assistance and support to the Ukrainian people.

Currently, the Monaco team is waiting for a green light to reach its neighbors in Poland, Romania, Hungary and Moldova. There, the International Red Cross Federation has set up a large logistics hub in a hangar where food and supplies are stored. .. Currently, about 10 people from the Red Cross of Monaco are ready to mobilize. According to Claude Fabretti, Head of Humanitarian Response and First Aid for the Monaco Red Cross, the team is waiting to find the most needed places from the International Red Cross.

Record 1.5 million euros raised by the Red Cross of Monaco

a month ago, Monaco Red Cross Announced € 80,000 aid to Ukraine and launched a call for donations in the Principality. To date, donations have reached an incredible € 1.5 million, a record 40 euros per inhabitant. Of the 1.5 million euros, 700,000 euros were used directly to support the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and 250,000 euros were used by the International Committee of the Red Cross (IFCR).

Welcome 110 refugees

Locally, the Red Cross of Monaco has welcomed refugees within a coordinating unit established at the request of Prince Albert II. The Red Cross of Monaco has helped 110 refugees settled in municipalities adjacent to the Principality with financial, food parcel and administrative assistance since the beginning of the war. French courses for adults are also available at the Monaco Red Cross Headquarters.

Supporting Ukraine through Cultural Events in Monaco

Cultural institutions throughout the Principality are working together to support Ukraine. Revenues from the following events will be donated to the Monaco Red Cross.

-Monte Carlo Spring Arts Festival to be held at the Chapel of von Vieille on March 31st. A concert by the Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra will be held.

-On April 7th, Edouard Baer’s “Lesélu cubrations d’unhommesoudain frappé parlagrâce” will be performed at the Princess Grace Theater.

-The Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra at the Rainier III Auditorium on April 8. Concert by Maria João Pires conducted by Kazuki Yamada.

-The show “Oeilpour Oeil” premiered at Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo on April 28th at the Grimaldi Forum.

-Circus and dance show “Myland” to be held at Grimaldi Forum on June 10th

How the Monte Carlo Ballet Company was mobilized to Ukraine

Ballet de Monte Carlo has supported Ukraine in various ways. A personal statement by the choreographer Jean-Christoph Mayo of the Ballet de Monte Carlo was given to Vladimir Urin, director of the Bolshoi Theater Moscow, in a 2014 Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew ballet interpretation. Notified that the theater has suspended its rights. Ballets de Monte-Carlo recently dispatched one of the vehicles and staff to transport to the Ukrainian border in collaboration with humanitarian aid from Grasse-Menton firefighters. The ballet company welcomed a 15-year-old young Ukrainian dancer who fled the country to the company. The Ballet de Monte Carlo dance school, Academia Princess Grace, also welcomed three other young Ukrainian students between the ages of 13 and 17.

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