International Royals

Juggling act: Prince Albert and Princess Stephanie take the Monaco twins to the circus

Princess Charlene skipped the fun outing.

By Chloe Lal

Princess Gabriella and Prince Jacques are proving to be Monaco's most social royals!

The three-year-old twins accompanied their father Prince Albert and their aunty Princess Stephanie for their first-ever visit to the annual Monte Carlo circus festival.

This is the sibling's first official outing for 2018.

Attention: Princess Gabriella and Prince Jacques make their 2018 debut.
Attention: Princess Gabriella and Prince Jacques make their 2018 debut.
Proud papa Albert carries his little Prince.
Proud papa Albert carries his little Prince.
The little Princess shows off her walk.
The little Princess shows off her walk.

While Princess Charlene skipped the event, which took place on Sunday, January 21st, the royal dad marked it a raging success.

The group were treated to the traditional delights that come with a circus.

Acts included clowns, trapeze artists and a range of wild animals.

Speaking of his two crown jewels, the Prince mused that they "had the best time!"

Adding they were most pleased "when the giraffe came around. They want to go back."

Jacques gets to feed the giraffe.
Jacques gets to feed the giraffe.
The siblings await the royal circus jesters to amuse them.
The siblings await the royal circus jesters to amuse them.
Sealed with a royal kiss.
Sealed with a royal kiss.

One circus-goer said, "It was beautiful. They were laughing and surprised. All the music and the lights and animals — it was quite a discovery for them."

Prince Albert and his little ones were supporting his sister, who is the festival's president.

Stephanie also made it a family affair, bringing along her kids Pauline, Louis Ducruet and Camille Gottlieb.

The circus marks their 250th year and if you're in the area - it will be running until January 28th.

Jacques looking very sweet indeed!
Jacques looking very sweet indeed!
Princess Stephanie is the organisation's president.
Princess Stephanie is the organisation's president.
The event celebrates the modern circus, founded by Stephanie and Albert's father Prince Rainier III in 1974.
The event celebrates the modern circus, founded by Stephanie and Albert's father Prince Rainier III in 1974.

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