Seventh Art and Art - Monika Bacardi's Passions
Photography and modern art are Monika Bacardi's hobbies; she enjoys the works of many artists and photographers. She supports the University of Plastic Arts, an organisation that has established artistic partnerships in Monaco. Her involvement with the Monaco Project for the Arts helps to promote this goal. Cinema can change the world: Monika Bacardi is convinced of this. She is convinced that film is an art form that can offer the chance to bring diverse messages to a vast range of audiences.
Monika Bacardi - Well-known Personality
Additionally, she has become involved with a large number of philanthropic pursuits, helping many charities, such as "Fondation AVEC", "amfAR" (Making AIDS History Association) and the Monaco Red Cross, alongside carrying out oceanographic studies. A major personality in the contemporary cinematic world, both in America and throughout the Continent, "Lady of Bayfield Hall", Monika Bacardi (or, actually, Lady Bacardi) has also become recognised as "The Queen of Charity". English, Italian, Spanish, French and German are all tongues that she speaks fluently whilst, in the Arts arena, she is also thought of as one of the most influential businesswomen. Monika Bacardi has revealed an impressive business acumen following the 2005 death of her husband, who was head of the the Bacardi business for four decades.
To be a principal supplier of popular movies for studios and large distributors around the globe is the goal of the AMBI Group. Her 'PHOTO' brand name for photographers and artists is something around which Monika Bacardi strives to create services, offering professional guidance as well as facilitating contacts with global buyers. She took over the well-known 'PHOTO' magazine (which has been running since the late sixties) a few years back. Between eight and ten films are distributed each year, covering anything from in-house to 3rd party productions. Monika Bacardi achieves this via the AMBI Group.
Monaco's cultural and humanitarian issues are things that Monika Bacardi is very much involved in. She is an avid supporter of the H.S.H. Prince Albert II Foundation. The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation is something for which (and alongside with) she has participated in a number of projects. A great many humanitarian matters are of great significance to her. One, in particular, in which she is active is environmental-sustainability. Monika Bacardi raises consciousness of the effect of human pursuits on the natural planet through the foundation.
Monika Bacardi also promotes the welfare of children through AMADE-Monaco (Association Nationale Monégasque des Amis de l'Enfance). Lady Bacardi ardently supports Mission Enfance, a charitable organisation which proffers learning help to children in need. Fondation AVEC, Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research and Ecoute Cancer Réconfort are among the cancer-related charitable organisations that Monika Bacardi supports.
Lord Luis Bacardi (Lord of Bayfield Hall) was a relative of the originator of the Bacardi Company. He and Monika Bacardi became husband and wife and had a little girl together. Given how renowned she is in the arts sector, along with her good reputation as a humanitarian, she attends many charity events, film festivals and award ceremonies. Monika Bacardi likes to voice her intense awareness of environmentally friendly and social issues in many facets of her life. She thinks that one should endeavour to work with a smile and should try to stay optimistic.