What You Need to Know About the Wedding in Monaco

As we countdown to the much anticipated July 2 fairytale nuptials of His Serene Highness Prince Albert II and elegant South African Olympic swimmer Miss Charlène Wittstock, here is what you need to know about the wedding under the following sections: Useful Information,  Hotel Packages Public Transportation,  Events in Monaco…. Follow the live broadcast on July 2, 2011 at www.palais.mc and on Twitter (hashtag #monacowedding).

Billed as the world’s biggest concert, this high-tech visual extravaganza atop a 650 foot-long stage will be synchronized to Jean Michel Jarre’s music and includes state-of-the-art light and HD video effects featuring lasers and pyrotechnics. The performance will be filmed in HD by 18 cameras for live feeds on Euronews and via Ustream online. Broadcast of the two-hour show begins at approx. 3:00pm EST (USA). To embed the player to a website in advance, follow the instructions found at http://www.ustream.tv/jeanmicheljarre.

On July 2, the royal couple’s religious wedding ceremony, which starts at 11:00am EST will be screened live online at www.palais.mc and will also follow the procession of the newly-weds to the church of Saint Devote (the patron saint of Monaco) where the bride will leave her bouquet, fulfilling a long-held tradition. Information and updates at: www.mariageprinciermonaco2011.com, www.visitmonaco.com/us and http://facebook.com/visitmonaco.

His Serene Highness Prince Albert’s marriage to Miss Wittstock is a thrilling, once-in-a-lifetime occasion. It is a rare privilege for Monaco to shine on the international stage and to celebrate our country’s traditions and rich heritage. As we rejoice in the first wedding of a sovereign in 56 years, we welcome visitors and guests and invite the world to experience firsthand the romance and enchantment of the Principality,” said Maguy Maccario, consul general and director, North America, Monaco Government Tourist Office.

Throughout the festivities, special guests will be tweeting live from the Principality and sharing exclusive details of all the revelry. To join the conversation, follow http://twitter.com/visitmonaco (#monacowedding).

Useful Information

Hotel Packages
Public Transportation
Events in Monaco during the Wedding
Follow the live broadcast on July 2, 2011
Wedding Program
To watch the royal wedding and festivities

Of Interest…

Traditional Bouquet Ceremony for the Princely Wedding

What’s the Buzz…

Fit For a Princess: Charlene WittstockVogue.com

Charlene Wittstock: Meet the woman marrying Prince Albert II of Monaco

Wedding Gifts

Donate to the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation as wedding gift

Some Souvenirs?

Official Boutique
Official Wedding Stamps
on sale on July 2, 2011

Keep in Touch

Official Guest Book – Sign Online

Official Monaco Wedding Facebook Page

Official Monaco Wedding Web site

Official Monaco Wedding Twitter

For the Press

Press Kit

Follow Us on Twitter

Live broadcast from Monaco on the wedding day on July 2, follow hashtag #monacowedding

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