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Radio ARA


Radio ARA is the independent, non-commercial Radio Station of Luxembourg. Active since 1992, Radio ARA is the oldest Community Radio in the country and has always been identified as an alternative in the Luxembourgish media landscape.The program of Radio ARA is as colourful and diverse as the opinions, culture and music of the people living in the Grand Duchy.

The Radio for ALL Voices



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About this Host

Ben, affectionately known as the genuine Monniben, is a magnetic presence on the airwaves, bringing a blend of charisma, wit, and genuine passion to every show he hosts. With a voice that exudes warmth and authenticity, Ben has a knack for connecting with listeners and making them feel like part of the family.

As the co-host of “Visions of the Past”, Ben’s infectious enthusiasm for music history is palpable. He approaches each episode with a sense of wonder and curiosity, eager to uncover the untold stories and forgotten moments that shape our world. With his engaging storytelling and knack for making complex topics accessible, Ben transports listeners on a journey through time, inviting them to explore the depths of human experience alongside him and his co-host Claude.

In addition to his love for music history, Ben is also a true aficionado of music itself, particularly the blues and rock genres. As the co-host of “Juke Joint”, Ben brings his passion for music to the forefront, sharing his extensive knowledge of the blues masters and rock legends that have shaped the soundtracks of our lives. With his smooth, melodic voice and impeccable taste in music, Ben transforms each episode of “Juke Joint” into a celebration of the timeless rhythms and soulful melodies that define the blues and rock genres.

Together with his co-host Claude, Ben forms a dynamic duo on the airwaves, blending their shared love for music history to create two unforgettable radio shows. With Ben’s boundless energy and genuine passion, listeners are treated to an immersive and exhilarating experience that transcends time and celebrates the power of storytelling and song.