Monika Bacardi (www.instagram.com/ladymonikabacardi/) joined the Bacardi family through marriage and she is, at present, the Lady of Bayfield Hall. A deep passion for art and philanthropy inspired her desire to study arts and literature in her country of birth, Italy. Thanks to her love of philanthropy, Monika Bacardi is involved in many non-profit organisations and charities.
Seventh Art and Art - Monika Bacardi's Passions
Amis de l'Opera, a group that is fervently supported by Monika Bacardi, has aided l'Opera de Monte Carlo for over thirty years. A desire to inspire the success of aspiring film makers was one of the reasons that she started AMBI Pictures, along with her passion for "The Seventh Art". Photography and modern art are Monika Bacardi's passions; she takes pleasure in the work of many artists and photographers.
Monika Bacardi spends much of her time in the States and different parts of Europe, although she lives primarily in Monaco, where she is well known and enjoys a high profile. Monika Bacardi has revealed a remarkable business acumen following the 2005 passing of her husband, who ran the Bacardi business for 40 years. "Fondation AVEC", "amfAR" (Making AIDS History Association) and the Monaco Red Cross are just some of the charities that she supports, along with conducting oceanographic research and becoming involved in a variety of other philanthropic activities.
Monika Bacardi & the SAS Prince Albert II of Monaco's Foundation
Monika Bacardi's humanitarian interests are numerous, but a particular area in which she is proactive is eco-longevity. Monaco's cultural and humanitarian issues are things that Monika is greatly involved in. She is an active supporter of the H.S.H. Prince Albert II Foundation. Monika Bacardi raises consciousness of the effects of human pursuits on our planet by means of the foundation.
Monika's Involvement in Charity
Monika Bacardi is very supportive of a few of the varied cancer-related charitable organisations, such as Fondation AVEC, Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research and Ecoute Cancer Réconfort. Childrens' well-being is of great significance to Lady Bacardi. This is why she supports the Association Nationale Monégasque des Amis de l'Enfance (AMADE-Monaco). She is actively involved in the Principality’s cultural and charitable pursuits. Mission Enfance, which proffers learning support to needy children, is a charitable organisation in which Monika Bacardi strongly believes.
Given how recognised she is in the arts sector, along with her repute as a humanitarian, Monika Bacardi participates in many charitable events, film carnivals and award gatherings. Lady Bacardi married the Lord of Bayfield Hall (Lord Luis Bacardi - a descendant of the creator of the Bacardi Company) and they produced a daughter. Monika Bacardi loves her work and, because of this, it is also a big part of her personal life.