Prince Albert, Princess Charlene and their five-year-old twins step out for adorable balcony appearance

By Heather Cichowski

Prince Albert and Princess Charlene and their sweet twins Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella made a rare appearance in Monaco on June 23 in honour of the Fete de la Saint Jean (Saint John's Eve).

This was the first time the five-year-old royal twins have been at a royal engagement since the coronavirus pandemic. The Monaco royals appeared on the balcony of Prince's Palace, the official residence of the family, to take in the annual St. John's Day Festival.

Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella looked captivated by the festivities. Photo: © SC Pool - Corbis/Getty Images

According to HELLO! UK, the festival takes place over two days – June 23 and June 24. The celebration featured a bonfire and dancers performing in traditional dress.

Jacques looked like a miniature version of his father in a navy suit with a light-coloured button-down.

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Princess Charlene oozed elegance in a dark dress complete with buttons and a smocked waist. Her blonde hair was styled in a sophisticated braided updo, and her beauty look was completed with a swipe of red lipstick.

Princess Gabriella looked as sweet as can be in a white dress with frilled sleeves. Her cute look was accessorized with a white headband with flower and feather detail.

Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene arrive at the Monaco Cathedral for Elizabeth-Ann De Massy's funeral on June 17, 2020. Photo: © Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images

Prince Albert and his wife were last seen in public as they mourned the loss of Baroness Elisabeth-Anne de Massy, Albert’s first cousin, on June 17. The Monaco royals wore black masks in light of COVID-19.

The whole family! Prince Albert, Princess Charlene, Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella appear on the palace's balcony during Sainte Devote Celebrations in Monaco on Jan. 27, 2020. Photo: © VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images

Royal fans were treated to a previous balcony appearance by the Monaco royal twins in January 2020. The royals took to the palace balcony to take in the Sainte Devote celebrations, which is a national holiday honouring Saint Devote, the patron saint of the Grimaldi family. Jacques and Gabriella adorably wore sunglasses for the appearance!

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