The Rose Juliet arrives in Monaco

Verone with   Romeo and Juliet: A Gala dinner under the theme of the Rose : 30 plants of the new   Rose Juliet will be  offered to the Princess Grace Rose Garden, thus anchoring « From Verona with Love ” in  the Monegasque life.

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Louisette Azzoaglio, the Rose Juliet and HE Antonio Morabito

During the gala , the  city of Verona  showcased a  ” preview ” of its Rose Juliette created in honor of the flower that symbolizes love and in memory of climbing roses that adorn the house of the Capulets in Verona . Mr Enrico Corsi Councillor for Tourism and Economic Activities of the city Verona, officially unveiled the Rose ” Juliette ” , born from the desire of the city of Verona. His Excellency The Ambassador of Italy to Monaco , HE Antonio Morabito , will later present the roses to Monaco Government.

” The City of Verona is honored to offer thirty plants of this new “Juliet Rose “to  the Rose Garden of Monaco ,” said HE Antonio Morabito , and the Department of Urban Planning in Monaco, in the person of Mr Restellini , responsible for the arrangements of the Princess Grace Rose Garden, proposed to hold a small ceremony when the rose bushes will be planted in the rose Garden. Our two guests of honor , Ms. Rosa Ljuba Rizzoli and mrs Louisette Levy Soussan Azzoaglio both have  a very special relationship with the rose.

Mme Louisette Levy Soussan Azzoaglio has been for 18 years private secretary of Princess Grace of Monaco . She knows how much the Princess Loved the roses

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The Rose Garden  Princesse Grace

Mrs Louisette Levy Soussan Azzoaglio has been for 18 years private secretary of Princess Grace of Monaco . She know how much the Princess Loved the roses

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The Rose Garden  Princesse Grace in Monaco

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Timbre Monarchie Princesse Grace – 20e anniversaire de la Roseraie Princesse Grace

The Rose Juliet will be  offered to the Princess Grace Rose Garden, thus anchoring « From Verona with Love ” in  the Monegasque life. 

Ljuba Rizzoli, guest of honour  for  Gala Roméo et juliette « From Vérona with Love » in Monaco

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Louisette Azzoaglio receiving a present from the city of Verone from Awana Gana and from Claire Lizard

Louisette Levy soussan Azzoaglio is also the CREM (Club for Foreign residents in Monaco  www.club-residents-etrangers-monaco.com.” founding president. «  With a small group of us I have thought for some years that we needed a place where all foreigners living in the Principality in better harmony, could meet and recreate “in miniature” the essence of ​​ Monaco: the gathering of 121 nationalities.”

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Stamp  “Monarchie Princesse Grace – 20e anniversaire de la Roseraie Princesse Grace

The Rose Juliet will be  offered to the Princess Grace Rose Garden, thus anchoring « From Verona with Love ” in  the Monegasque life. 

Ljuba Rizzoli, guest of honour  for  Gala Roméo et juliette « From Vérona with Love » in Monaco

The Rose Garden in Monaco

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Mrs Rizzoli was absent during the evening. However, she wanted to offer the city of Verona a small sculpture in resin and inclusions by the artist Sylvana Gainier.          ” I remember the excitement I felt when I unveiled the rose that is wearing my name, the Rose Ljuba ” said Ljuba Rizzoli . ” It was created in 1975. My friend David Niven, often spoke of the extraordinary rose garden in the Cantarella residence. There, the Rose Marilyn Monroe, a delicate apricot colored one , rubbed shoulders with that of the Empress Farah Diba , ivory and carmine, of Colette Montanelli , golden yellow , of Donna Marella Agnelli , pearly …

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I asked my husband , Andrea Rizzoli –  could you create a rose in my name – ( I ‘m Rosa Ljuba which in Russian means Rose Love ) . Andrea contacted the Barni Pistoia house and the following year, in Genoa, where the Gotha of horticulture meets,  I discovered, between Baccarat and Karin , ” my ” Rose, the Rose Ljuba , as purple passion , fleshy, velvety, very tall, with 24 petals and numerous spines. The following year Tony Renis , mr ” quando quando quando ” who was a family friend , seeing a bunch of these Ljuba Roses, began to sing ” la rosa sei tuu … the e piu viziataa profumataa ” …

The  Rose Garden in Monaco : getting ready for its 30th birthday

The Rose Juliet will be  offered to the Princess Grace Rose Garden, the  Rose Juliette and Princess Grace Rose Garden : a natural partnership

Juliette Rose and Princess Grace Rose Garden : a natural partnership

A small lake surrounded by palm and olive tree , built on an area of ​​about four hectares so far offered a full amenity space of serenity, in the district of Fontvieille, over a footpath. Princess Grace Rose Garden offered an area of ​​calm and serenity filled with the scent of some 4,000 roses. In anticipation of the 30th anniversary of the creation of the Princess Grace Rose Garden in Fontvieille, Directorate of Urban Planning (SAD) has launched a major redevelopment plan for this floral space will be expanded to approximately 1,500 m2. This project also includes the creation of three additional entries and removing fences, opening permanently space visitors .

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A hydraulic animation, with a pond and a waterfall wall to have an overall view of the garden is also planned. The ancient bronze fountain of the Place d’Armes will be  located in the center of the basin. ” A special feature of this garden is its ecological character , since no chemicals will be used for maintenance. Moreover, grassed surfaces will be deleted and replaced by materials of plant origin ( fruit kernels , wood chips , etc. . ) To , on the one hand,  limit the consumption of irrigation water and secondly, to enable visitors to get inside massive for a closer look at all the varieties of roses ” said Marie -Pierre Gramaglia , Government Counsellor for facilities, the Environment and Urban Planning . A total of 300 varieties of roses will be presented , about 8,000 to 10,000 roses depending on the type of roses, against 4,500 today. “

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Stamps by  l’Office des Emission des Timbres Postes de Monaco, commemorate the love of Princess Grace for the Rose

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Timbre 25ème anniversaire de la Roseraie Princesse Grace

Inauguration of the Rose Garden  of  Tête d’Or in  Lyon par la Princesse Grace