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Ibrahim Maalouf Fell in Love with Monte-Carlo

There are so many reasons to love Monaco.
It’s an exceptional place where anything is possible. Where luck finds those who come to meet it with a smile. A parade of experiences and memories await you under the Mediterranean sun... Ibrahim Maalouf, a jazz fusion trumpeter, composer and writer, lets us in on his passion for the Principality.

Let’s fall in love with Monte-Carlo!

 

What do you love most about Monaco?

 

Ibrahim Maalouf: Monaco vaguely reminds me of the image I have of pre-war Beirut: it’s elegant, classy, and teeming with curious visitors from all over the world.

What is your best memory of Monaco?

 

I.M: A tribute concert to the great Egyptian diva Umm Kulthum at the Opera Garnier, alongside the cream of New York Jazz. It was an incredibly inspiring blend of cultures.
 

In a word, Monaco is...

 

I.M: Awe-inspiring.

I love Monte-Carlo because artistically it’s hugely inspiring.
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