Monaco Culture

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Monaco culture is characterized by the presence of ethnic groups like French, Italian, Monegasque. Out of the total population in Monaco, majority of the people are followers of the Roman Catholic faith.

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Monaco culture that is found to exist today is influenced by the ethnic tribes present, their tradition and religious belief.

Monaco culture owes a lot to Monaco religion. The Church plays a key role in shaping Monaco culture. This is found to be true especially during special occasions and feast days.

Rituals and ceremonies are held on occasions like Easter, Feast Days of Saint Roman, Saint John and Saint Blaise.

Monaco culture today has a lot of Italian and French influence. The culture of Monaco is noticeable in all aspects of life be it food or the rituals followed. The languages most widely used in Monaco include English, French, Italian.

Marriage is considered to be an important part of the Monaco culture and is held on basis of the traditions of Roman Catholics.

November 19th in Monaco is celebrated as the Independence Day. During this event mass, parades and other special events are organized in Church.

Food forms an important part of culture and tradition of Monaco.

Proximity to the sea has led to popularity of sea food in Monaco. Therefore fish is an important part of Monaco food.

Special occasions and holidays like Christmas, Easter and Carnival before Lent are times when special food is served.

The rich culture that is found in Monaco has emerged with the support of the government. Cultural events held in Monaco have helped to promote Monaco culture. The prince Pierre Foundation is one such event.