Monte-Carlo Television Festival

HSH Prince Ranier III of Monaco founded the Monte-Carlo Television Festival in 1961. Now, it is under the Honorary Presidency of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco. He presides it since 1988. The festival’s nymph award recognizes the very best of television from around the world.

HSH Prince Rainier III sees the TV as “a new art form, in the service of peace and understanding between men”. It deems it as an extraordinary means to unite cultures and enhance knowledge.

The festival includes:

  • Official Opening Ceremonies
  • Special Screenings
  • Premieres at the Grimaldi Forum
  • Fan sign sessions of actors and actresses
  • Behind the scenes panel discussions
  • Fan Zone
Monte Carlo Television Festival 2018
The red carpet in the Monte Carlo Television Festival 2018

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The Golden Nymph Awards

It is a selection of the best TV programs and actors around the world. The judges are leading individuals from the industry. The opening ceremony will present the judges for the Golden Nymph Awards.

The nominees include more than 60 television programs from more than 30 countries. It has 2 categories: Fiction and News. Each winner in the categories will receive the Golden Nymph statuettes.

2019 Festival Schedule

  • (Friday) June 14: 7 PM – 11:55 PM;
  • (Saturday) June: 15: 9:30 AM – 11:59 PM;
  • (Sunday) June 16: 9:30 AM – 7:15 PM;
  • (Monday) June 17: 10:00 AM – 23:55 PM;
  • (Tuesday) 10:00 AM – 23:55 PM

Video of the Monte Carlo Television Festival

Event Details for the Monte-Carlo Television Festival

Event Type: Festival and Awards
Frequency: Annual
Date: June 14 to 18, 2019
Phone: +37793104060; +37793507014
Social media: Facebook, Instagram,
Twitter, and YouTube
Website: Official website
Location: The Grimaldi Forum, a seaside conference center in the center of Monaco

How to Get to the Monte-Carlo Television Festival


Monaco is about 22 km away from the NiceCôte d’Azur airport. You need an extra 40 minutes on a car ride. It takes 6 minutes with a helicopter.


Monaco station is 15 minutes away from the Grimaldi Forum. It is about 8 minutes when riding the bus. Ride from Paris on TGV takes 6 hours. It takes 5 hours from Milan.


Take A8 motorway to reach Monaco. It is about 8 km. Take Monaco-La Turbie exit from France. Roquebrune exit is the best way from Italy. There is reasonably-priced parking at the Grimaldi Center.

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