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The Celebrities to Look Out for at The Monaco Yacht Show 2019

The Celebrities to Look Out for at The Monaco Yacht Show 2019

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Robert Redford

For the third edition of the Monte Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean, Hollywood actor, director and producer Robert Redford will be recognised as the event's honorary guest. Redford has spread the message of environmental awareness through a number of his films and in 2012 launched the Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability, which aims to inspire Pitzer College students to create sustainability solutions. As an honoured guest, Redford will therefore undoubtedly make an appearance at the Gala which will take place in the midst of Monaco Yacht Show week on September 26, 2019. Held at the Terraces of the Opera Garnier, the glamorous event is chaired by HSH Prince Albert II of and serves as a fundraiser for his foundation. speaking ahead of the event, Prince Albert II stated that "we are pleased to honour Robert Redford, who has been instrumental in raising public awareness about the environmental challenges facing the world”.

Redford is not going to be the only celebrity present at this prestigious event; the agenda lists Nicole Kidman, Uma Thurman and Andy Garcia as the Masters of Ceremony and promises music performances by Gwen Stefani, Andrea Bocelli and Kool & the gang. The dinner will be followed by an extraordinary auction: show-stopping prizes include a private dinner at Versailles Palace, the opportunity to undertake an Arctic expedition with Prince Albert and a first edition of Fitzgerald's Great Gatsby signed by Gatsby actors Robert Redford and Leonardo DiCaprio.

Robert Redford as Jay Gastby in the 1974 film. Image courtesy of Creative Commons.

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