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Sainte Cecilia Day in Monaco

Sainte Cecilia Day in Monaco is held on November 19. Saint Cecilia is the Saint Patron of musicians. Her Feast is celebrated on the Sunday following Monaco’s National Holiday. This event in the second decade of the month November is annual. Help us Help us 
19 November - Sainte Cecilia Day in Monaco
Patron saint of musicians, Saint Cecilia is celebrated in the Principality on the day following the National Holiday on November 19th. A parade is organized in the city, preceded by a mass in the cathedral. All the official musical groups of Monaco are present.
According to Don Lanciarez, parish priest of Monaco in the 18th century, the Saint was the "Patron Saint of musicians" in Monaco, but there is no documented evidence of such a practice or of a particular cult around the Saint. A certain solemnity to this feast was given to Monaco at the time of the creation of the Cathedral Choir by Bishop Louis-Lazare Perruchot, in 1930, and it remains the Patronal Feast of the choirboys and musicians of the Principality.

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