Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco were joined by members of the Monegasque Princely Family for the annual National Day Celebrations in Monte Carlo on November 19th. National Day, also known as The Sovereign Prince’s Day, is held on the day of St. Rainier, the namesake saint of Prince Rainier II, father of Prince Albert.
In the morning, Prince Albert and Princess Charlene were accompanied by Princess Caroline and Princess Stephanie, their children, and respective spouses for reviewing the Guard in the Courtyard of the Palais du Prince, which was followed by a special National Day Mass at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Monte Carlo. Afterwards, the group was joined by the children, including Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella, on the Balcony of the Palace to watch the military parade.
In the evening, Prince Albert and Princess Charlene (wearing the sash and star of the Order of St. Charles) were joined by Princess Caroline (also in the sash and star of the Order of St. Charles) for the annual Monaco National Day Gala Performance at the Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo. Andrea and Beatrice Casiraghi, and Prince Serge of Yugoslavia were also present.