The Magic of Monte-Carlo will enchant Venice at the Film Festival

Once-in-a-lifetime experience through one of the major Monaco’s events, which will take place in the context of the opening of the 80th International Film Festival!
Preparations for the highly anticipated and globally revered 80th International Venice Film Festival are in full fledge, and crowning the list of glamorous celebrations and festivities this year is the jewel event, “The Grand Ball of Monte-Carlo”. On the opening of Venice Film Festival context, celebrities and festival-goers alike will be welcomed by this great ball which is inspired by the glamour, allure and luxury of Monaco. People will be transcended into a world of royalty, magnificence and splendour at this highlighted film festival event.

With a dedicated event theme “Princes and Princesses”, and a tribute to Grace Kelly, the ball is being organized to capture the opening of Venice Film Festival in an opulent and memorable fashion. Attendants of the festival can expect to experience the true glitz and glamour of Monte-Carlo and participate in this lavish event alongside international film stars and celebrities. The Grand Ball of Monte-Carlo is a princely event, enthused by the imperial and majestic lifestyle enjoyed by the royalty of Monaco. The event endeavours to redefine luxury and grandiosity by allowing festivalgoers to experience royalty as if they are princes and princesses for the night.

The venue for the Ball is the uniquely beautiful Baglioni Hotel Luna. Following the evening cocktail, the partygoers will enjoy a lavish gala dinner incorporating international cuisines made by the resident Michelin-starred chef Claudio Sadler, as well as fabulously exciting event including a glamour show and the Ball.
A great number of internationally acclaimed artists and film connoisseurs are expected to attend this year’s Venice Film Festival. The guest list for the Ball includes world-renowned film actors and actresses who will step off the silver screens and revel in the opulence of Monte-Carlo right in Venice. Festivalgoers can brush elbows with the stars at this luxurious and glamorous opening event and have a taste of the unique blend of the two cities’ magic.

The Grand Ball of Monte-Carlo promises all the fairy tale charm and enchantment with its “Princes and Princesses” theme. The exclusive Monaco style event has a strict white tie dress code. Festivalgoers are to dress in princely dress-suits (for gentlemen) and princess-like ball gowns (for ladies) and be complemented by princely accessories. This will transport the guests to another time and place where royalty and magic come alive.

Delia Grace Noble, opera singer and UNICEF Ambassador, is the artistic director of the project. Together with her team and partners, she strives to turn the most magical creative fantasies into a nice reality, thereby providing unforgettable emotions to the guests.

The Grand Ball of Princess and Princesses will be held on August 31st and open the Venice Film Festival 2023 with glorious fanfare and festivities. Festivalgoers are encouraged to participate in this grandiose event, which promises to be one of the most memorable highlights of the festival. Get carried away by the magic of Monte-Carlo, in the midst of stars on a night in Venice!
One of the most anticipated events of Venice season will unveil its magical charm on 31 August. The incredible atmosphere of this luxurious event with a magnificent shows performed by international dancers, artists, singers, ballet stars and musicians is an opportunity to meet royals, famous designers or important stars of the big screen. From the stage through the ball, everything will resonate perfectly with the magnificent atmosphere. Charming love, music, art, distinction, beauty and magic will reunite for a royal event. Princes and princesses in the heart from across the world will take part in a never-seen-before celebration of glamour and beauty.

Main Goal
Set to the princes and princesses’ theme, a fairy tale happening is about to take place in Venice, inspired by the charm of Monte-Carlo. A luxurious great ball will take place in Marco Polo Ballroom, the jewel of Baglioni Hotel Luna. The objective is to transform it for one night, by creating a royal atmosphere, in which participants, with soul of princes and princesses, deviate joyfully from everyday life, to enter the fantasies of fables and mystical dreams. Princes and Princesses at heart from all over the world will take part in this unprecedented celebration.

Context of the event
Six years ago, the event was created to bring the magic of Monte-Carlo to Venice Film Festival where were hosted this Gran Gala & Ball as part of a cultural, economic and tourist exchange between Monaco and the city of love, with the support of Mr. Georges Marsan, the Mayor of Monaco and the Italian Ambassador to Monaco. HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco has agreed to support the Grand Ball of Princes and Princesses and every year the event is held in Monaco under his High Patronage. Today we are working to prepare a really special edition of it in Venice.
Venue of the event
The glamorous event is to be held in the striking Marco Polo Ballroom of Baglioni Hotel Luna, ideally positioned a stone’s throw from Piazza San Marco, right in the heart of Venice, facing the San Marco Basin and the island of San Giorgio. The Gala and Ball will inspire guests to immerse themselves in the wonders before their eyes, celebrating the sumptuous life in the heart of Venice. The glamor of this international happenig will create a spectacular evening that will never be equaled again!

The organiser behind this magnificent event is an international entertainment enterprise based in Monaco. Renowned and reputed for its expertise in the conception, realization and organization of glamorous shows, the company is available for corporate events and parties around the world. Each show is unique and designed with special attention to the smallest details. Famous singers, dancers, actors, musicians and international performers join together to achieve perfection!

Art Direction
Blending the romantic aura with the splendid royalty to its full apex, the opera singer Delia Grace Noble is the real paradigm of inspiration for this occasion. She has successfully crowned herself with the task of a spectacular one-of-a-kind Grand Ball in Burj Al Arab and the closing event of Monaco Pavilion at EXPO Dubai. The sheer elegance of the theme that will berevolving around this royal event will be strengthened by the ardent emotions the guests will experience on that day. Monegasque of heart, Delia Grace Noble, who proudly received the UNICEF Ambassador title, is passionately driven by the beautiful mission of bringing even more significance and recognition to the Principality of Monaco.


An event that promises to be iconic and timeless, The Grand Ball of Monte-Carlo is part of a big show. Wonderful artists, singers and dancers will win the hearts of guests. The evening will take guests to a fantastic world where fiction becomes reality.

Highlights of the happening are: exclusive artistic welcome, performance of international singers, live musical entertainment, performances, dance show, exclusive awards, live DJ set, glamorous late-night dancing and more.
  • Starting 6:30 pm - Door opens
  • 6:35 pm - Reception around the princely thematic animation
  • 6:45 pm - Welcome cocktail on the theme of “Midsummer Night’s Dream”
  • 8:00 pm - Opening of the Great Dance Ball
  • 8:20 pm - Gala Dinner
  • From 8:30 pm - Artistic shows throughout evening (singers, dancers, performers)
  • About 11:00 pm - The Ball
  • From 00:30 am - DJset by the resident of Buddha Bar Monte-Carlo
  • Starting midnight - After party celebration

(Timings may be subject to changes)


The event goes beyond the festive evening. The elegant Ball of Monte-Carlo with Princes and Princesses theme will undoubtedly leave an imprint on the hearts of the guests. A portion of the proceeds from the unforgettable evening will be donated to Princess Grace of Monaco Foundation. The main ball organisation’s purpose is to financially support such important foundation. And this will be possible thanks to part of the kindness of the guests.
Founded in 1964 by Princess Grace, the Foundation annually contributes considerable help to humanitarian projects which benefit children and also helps students through cultural projects. On the death of Princess Grace in 1982, Prince Rainier III conferred the Presidency of the Foundation on H.R.H. The Princess Caroline of Hanover. The primary aim of the Foundation is to help children in hospital and their families. It helps numerous paediatric units throughout French hospitals, in particular in the purchase of equipment necessary for the treatment of young patients.