The Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival in
Monaco was born in 1974. Since then, every year in July and August, Monaco has
hosted talented artists for exceptional performances.
The Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival symbolises the cultural and human adventure
initiated by François Blanc, founder of the Société des Bains de Mer: offering dreams
in one of the most beautiful destinations in the world. To do so, every year
the festival welcomes internationally famous artists to a glamorous setting: the
Salle des Etoiles of the Sporting d’Eté.
Monte-Carlo: An International Shrine of Music
Since 1974, every summer the Principality resounds and vibrates to the beat
of legendary artists following each other at breakneck speed and giving
unforgettable performances. Rod Stewart, Deep Purple, Mariah Carey, Santana,
Frank Sinatra, Shirley Bassey, Tina Turner, and so many others… And the
Festival does not simply attract the biggest stars, from every style of music. It
is also a place of discovery, a springboard where young stars such as Jamie
Cullum, Rihanna, Mika and Alicia Keys… can make their mark.
A Unique Setting
From the start of the Festival, the Salle des Etoiles has welcomed artists and
audiences for magical evenings and performances. What better setting than this
iconic hall for the Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival with its constellation
of artists from the four corners of the world?
With its 1000m², the Salle des Etoiles is one of the most fascinating venues in
Europe. It has the unusual feature of huge bay windows overlooking the Mediterranean and the Principality of Monaco, as well as
an impressive roof which retracts in a few minutes… so you can enjoy a show
under the stars. The Salle des Etoiles provides breath-taking shows reflecting
all the magic and dreams of the Principality of Monaco.
An Artistic Director Worthy of
This Enchanting Place…
At the head of the Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival, the
Artistic Director, Jean-René Palacio, surrounded by a team of more than 50
professionals, has been working since 2010 on the long-term effort to make
Monaco an essential venue in the music world. The Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer
Festival is one of the biggest live music festivals on the planet, a unique world
venue where all your pleasures are in play.