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These accommodating individuals are experts at hosting the most memorable events.
ANDREA AMBRA AND GRAZIA IANNARELLI
This year has been a busy year for the Italian Trade Commissioner Andrea Ambra and his wife Grazia Iannarelli with a slew of events that they have been responsible for. The parties include the ‘60 Years of Made in Italy’ fashion exhibition in Pavilion KL and the Italian Jewellery gala night at Shangri-La Hotel KL. “Whenever we organise an event at the hotel, we feel at home and the hotel always does an excellent job. Despite the size of the event, more often than not it is a big success,” says the elegant Grazia who finds Shangri-La to be her preferred hotel choice to host any function.
For personal parties, the couple prefer to do it at home. “Throwing parties is normal for us. We do it on birthdays and for visiting friends. For our family, Christmas is a very big celebration,” says Andrea, who we learn takes care of the wine while his wife does the rest. Grazia laughs as she adds, “I usually organise private parties with my husband as the guest!” Nonetheless, she cites her admiration for her husband for his perfectionism when it comes to party planning: “He personally checks on everything and he doesn’t let any details slip through his fingers,” adds this gracious host.
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