Monaco royals attend "Swinging London"-themed Rose Ball

MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - MARCH 24: Princess Charlene of Monaco and Prince Albert II of Monaco dance during the 'Swinging London' Monaco Rose Ball 2012 at Sporting Monte-Carlo on March 24, 2012 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Eric Gaillard - PLS Pool/Getty Images) PLS Pool

Princess Charlene of Monaco and Prince Albert II of Monaco dance during the Monaco Rose Ball on March 24, 2012, in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
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(CBS News) Stars and royalty gathered in Monte Carlo this Saturday for Monaco's annual Rose Ball, with "Swinging London" the theme of the event this year.

Pictures: Monaco's Rose Ball 2012

Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco, Princess Caroline of Hanover and her daughter Charlotte Casiraghi were all in attendance at the event that benefits the Princess Grace Foundation.

The event venue was plastered with Union Jacks, Underground signs, palace guards and other iconic symbols of London. The staff and event organizers were in '60s mod gear, complete with neon wigs.

Live performances were given by Brit Pete Doherty, Irish musician Imelda May, Miles Kane and UK band The Hype. 


  • Camille Mann

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