Garbriella Moya

 Ecuador

"My heart is made of the extraordinary people I met and the experiences I lived."

    Hello everyone !

    I am a proud to be a South American woman , I carry on my traditions and culture wherever I go. I was born in Quito Ecuador.
    My profession as a television and cinema producer led me to work and live in differents countries. I have had the chance to be part of incredible and creative productions.
    Throughout my life, the extraordinary people I met and the experiences I lived, formed my soul and effected my heart deeply. I can not be more grateful for this… and this learning path continues…

    What studies did you do and what is your main activity?

    I was lucky to find my vocation when I was very little. I discovered that my passion was to produce and be part of the world of artistic and cultural production.
    I studied film and television production in Bogotá Colombia.  I then made my specialization in photography, directing and production in cultural documentaries in Mexico. I have completed my education with a Master in Cultural Management between Ecuador and Chile.
    I recently specialized in Ibero-American audiovisual co-productions in Spain. I am now writing my thesis on cultural management for multicultural projects from South America to Europe.

    It seems that I have studied all my life … but no … I have combined it with my professional work, family and social life.

    How long have you been in Luxembourg?

    I have been living in Luxembourg for 6 and a half years. In this country I have received the best of the life-gifts : my daughter Inés !

    Which reason took you to Luxembourg?

    My husband who is Spanish was hired by Amazon – Luxembourg. I then decided to set-up my first cultural management agency in Luxembourg : Surfactory. This first venture brought a south-american flavour to the cultural scene in Luxembourg.
    Now after 6 years, I am ready to return to the world of audiovisual production with my new agency SuYu Productions.

    Tell us a few things that have surprised you when first arrived?

    Luxembourg was love at first sight ! I love this particular landscape mix of green and the stone-walls that surround the City, the peace that you breathe, the easy outreach, and of course all the accents and cultures inhabiting this small city.

    Can you give me 3 adjectives to describe your life in the Grand Duchy?

    Open , Magical, Multicultural.

    What aspect of Luxembourg would you miss if you had to leave tomorrow?

    My friends, my neighborhood, the festivals.

    Tell us what is your preferred district in Luxembourg and why?

    My neighborhood, the Grund, is a small town in the Middle of the city, full of cafes, restaurants, art galleries, cultural centers and magical parks.

    Do you often go out to eat and if yes what is your favorite type of cuisine?

    Ohoo Yes ! I love eating in restaurants! My favorite cuisine is the Asian food , now I have discovered the new Vietnamese food in Luxembourg and I am delighted!

    Can you give me one word in your language which is impossible to translate into other languages?

    La Yapa. It’s something extra that they give us when we buy. You always have to ask La Yapa in a traditional market!

    For which reason did you decide to join the JUST ARRIVED Ambassadors club?

    I like to met and help new arrivals get to know this great little country and at the same time find a beautiful way to meet new South Americans and others  communities in this country.
    There are many forms promote art and culture !

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