YOLANDA Y'AWA 

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YOLANDA Y'AWA is a versatile artist and brand ambassador that offers a variety of services and packages from being a Singer, MC(Mistress of Ceremonies) to Motivational Speaking to being a Model and also a Fashion speaker/stylist. She has rendered her amazing skills and services at romantic private beach weddings, corporate events, fashion launches, parliamentary events to music concerts and festivals. She  is a charismatic, energetic  and stylish personality that is guaranteed to give a spectacular , heart-warming experience.


YOLANDA Y'AWA'S A CAPELLA SET


Enjoy an intimate soulful performance with her romantic, jazzy meets spanish/latin guitar strings, guaranteed to make anyone listening to tap to the sound of her sultry voice that magnifies her African pride. This set features songs like Ain't No Sunshine ( Xhosa/English remixed version), Pata Pata, jazz standards like Malaika and Fever, together with more inspiring songs and love melodies from her debut album -  CrossOva. 


SOLO WITH BACKING TRACKS SET


Y'AWA offers a vibey and yet loungy set of original and well-known covers enough to get people dancing or singing along to some of her catchy tunes like, BAM BAM PIO, a song dedicated to her two gorgeous boys -  LUVUYO & UTHANDO.


SMASH SET with violinist, DJ and 2 backing dancers


For a more live and upbeat performance, Y'AWA showcases her vocal and African dance talents being accompanied by electrifying violin strings and a DJ. This set has been a hit at fashion parties and some  corporate and music conferences, especially when she's been joined by her two beautifufl and flexible backing dancers. As a fashion designer and style icon, Y'AWA always showcases her 'EFFORTLESS' sense of style even on stage.


THE YOLANDA Y'AWA FULL BAND SET


Enjoy a breath-taking Afro-contemporary jazz meets Afro-dance pop set that showcases Y'AWA's musical talents and her electric fusion inspired song styles.


MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKING & MC ENGAGEMENTS


Being so free-spirited, bubbly, Y'AWA is inspirational and yet mesmerizing leaving her audiences wowed and proud to experience first-hand her inner beauty that shows her strong-willingness to  live a posivite and passionate life!


She is indeed a RISING STAR, the SHIKANDA STARR...


 


PERFORMANCES &  


SOCIAL ENGAGEMENTS


 UPCOMING PERFORMANCES &ENGAGEMENTS


MAY’17: YOLANDA Y’AWA BAND CONCERT, NIJMEGEN, HOLLAND


MAY’17: YOLANDA Y’AWA BAND CONCERT, NIJMEGEN, HOLLAND


MAY’17: PRIVATE PARTY, MALDEN, HOLLAND


APR’17: CORPORATE EVENT, CAPE TOWN


 


RECENT:


MAR’17: HOUSE-WARMING, LENT, HOLLAND


FEB’17: STORE OPENING, NIJMEGEN, HOLLAND


JAN’17: PRIVATE PARTY, HOLLAND


 


PAST PERFORMANCES &ENGAGEMENTS


OCT’16: CORPORATE EVENT, SOMERSET WEST, CAPE TOWN


OCT’16: PRIVATE WEDDING, LLANDUDNO, CAPE TOWN


AUG'16: BIRTHDAY PARTY PERFORMANCE, NIJMEGEN, HOLLAND


JUL’16: YOLANDA Y’AWA CONCERT, NIJMEGEN, HOLLAND


JUNE'16; PERFORMANCE AT LUVUTHANDO IN WONDERLAND CHARITY BRUNCH AND FASHION SHOW


MAY’16: YOLANDA YAWA CONCERT, NIJMEGEN, HOLLAND


MAY'16: FEEL GOOD MARKET, EINDHOVEN, HOLLAND


MAY'16: LEPETJE LEPETJE FESTIVAL, AMERSFORT, HOLLAND


MAY'16: YOLANDA Y'AWA BENEFIT CONCET IN HOLLAND


JAN'15: MUSIC VIDEO SHOOT - 'PERFECTLY IMPERFECT' SONG TITLE


 


DEC'15: APPEARANCE -AFTERNOON EXPRESS INTERVIEW & PERFORMANCE


NOV´15: PERFORMANCE - PARLIAMENT EVENT


OCT´15: PERFORMANCE - WE ARE WOMEN SHOWCASE


JUL´15: PERFORMANCE - PRIVATE EVENT


MAY'15: PERFORMANCE - DEPT.OF HOME AFFAIRS BUDGET SPEECH GALA DINNER


MAY'15: PERFORMANCE - PRIVATE WEDDING, STELLENBOSCH


MAY'15: APPEARANCE - ASARA WINE ESTATE, STELLENBOSCH


 MAY'14: AFRICA  FESTIVAL WURSZURG, GERMANY


JUNE'14: AFRIKA FESTIVAL NURNBERG, GERMANY


SEP-OCT'14: EUROPE TOUR WITH THE GUGULETHU TENORS


10 OCT'14: DE LINDENBERG, NIJMEGEN, HOLLAND


HTTP://WWW.DELINDENBERG.COM/THEATER/YOLANDA-YAWA 


11 OCT'14: PLOUGH ARTS CENTRE, UK


OCT'14: CMJ MARATHON FESTIVAL, NEW YORK


 APR'14: INDIES MUSIC WEEK, GOLD REEF CITY, LYRIC THEATRE


MAR'14: SOLO PERFOMANCE IN HOLLAND WITH  HOLLAND'S DJ/MUSICAN/PRODUCER - DON CHERRY


SEP'13: FULL BAND PERFORMANCE FOR PARLIAMENT, MOUNT NELSON HOTEL


SEP'13: KEEP THE DREAM, SOLO PERFORMANCE


AUG'13: MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKING AT ZOLANI CENTRE, NYANGA, WOMEN'S DAY CELEBRATION EVENT


22ND JUNE'13: PERFORMANCE, PRIMA LUNA, BERN, SWITZERLAND HTTP://WWW.PRIMA-LUNA.CH/


21ST JUNE'13: SOLO GIG, SWITZERLAND, HTTP://WWW.AMQUAI.CH/


2ND JUNE'13: PERFORMANCE & FASHION SHOWCASE, MAKEBLIJDE, UTRECHT, HOLLAND, HTTP://WWW.MAKEBLIJDE.NL/


TOUR IN SWITZERLAND 13TH MAY -  26TH MAY'13


22ND MAY'13: ACOUSTIC PERFORMANCE, BERN, SWITZERLAND


16TH MAY'13: ACOUSTIC PERFORMANCE, BASEL, SWITZERLAND, FOR MORE INFO GO TO: HTTP://FINGERZEIG.CH/PARTIES/2013/05/16/MANU-HARTMANN-BAND-NEWBRIDGE-YOLANDA-YAWA-RSA/


11TH MAY'13: KAAPSTAD MEETS KYTOPIA PERFORMANCE@ THE SIMPLON, GRONINGEN, HOLLAND


10TH MAY'13:KAAPSTAD MEETS KYTOPIA PERFORMANCE@ SUGAR FACTORY, AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND


8TH MAYY'13: KAAPSTAD MEETS KYTOPIA PERFORMANCE@ DB, UTRECHT, HOLLAND


5TH MAY'13: BEVRIJDINGSFESTIVAL, HOLLAND(ALMERE, THE HAGUE & UTRECHT)


27TH APR'13: FACILITATED AFRICAN DANCE WORKSHOPS @ TOUCHEE DANCE SCHOOL, UTRECHT,HOLLAND


ZEVENWACHT SUNDAY SESSIONS, ZEVENWACHT WINE ESTATE, APR'13


1ST INTERNATIONAL WORLD CONFERENCE ON PERSONALITY, SPIER, STELLENBOSCH, MAR'13


PERFORMANCE WITH FULL BAND AT MOYO RESTAURANT, V&A WATERFRONT, DEC'12


SOLO PERFORMANCE AT GUGULETHU FESTIVAL BY CITY OF CAPE TOWN, DEC'12


SOLO PERFORMANCE AT GRAND RONCHE HOTEL - PRIVATE WEDDING , DEC'12


VOLUNTEER WORK WITH AMY BIEHL FOUNDATION- MUSIC CLASS@JOHN PAMA PRIMARY SCHOOL, NYANGA WITH NETHERLANDS SPECIAL GUEST HENK KROOI, NOV'12


STICHTING UBUNTU NETHERLANDS FOUNDATION - ENGAGEMENT & SOLO PERFORMANCE - NOV'12


WOMEN'S DAY HALF DAY EVENT@IKHAYA LODGE, CTN- 9TH AUG'12


"1000 WOMEN UNITED AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND ABUSE INITIATIVE" - PERFORMANCE - MAY'12


COMMON PURPOSE, MERIDIAN PROGRAMME - MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKING - MAY'12


"I AM SOMEBODY' AGM -MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKING & PERFORMANCE - MAY'12


SXSW MUSIC EXHIBITION 2012 -AUSTIN -  TEXAS -12-19 MAR'12


OTHER


PPECB - NATIONAL AIDS MONTH EVENTS - MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKING -NOV - DEC'11


CITY OF CAPE TOWN -MAYOR'S EVENT -  25 NOV' 11


TAXI RADIO LAUNCH - 28TH OCT'11


HEART FM CELEBRITY SOCCER DAY (SEP'11)


APPEARANCE: HEART FM SPRING DEEP EVENT(SEP'11)


VOLUNTEERING&APPEARANCE - MASIPHUMELELE CHILDRENS HOME EXTREME MAKE-OVER


MY JOURNEY, MY CROSSOVA CONCERT (31ST AUG'11-2ND SEP'11)@ON BROADWAY THEATRE


MY JOURNEY, MY CROSSOVA BENEFIT CONCERT (AUG'11)


O MAG POWER LUNCH (AUG'11)


SHOPRITE/CHECKERS WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARDS (AUG'11)


UBUNTU GALA DINNER (JULY'11)


DWDE YOUTH DAY EVENT (JUNE?11


SUCCESS IN HEELS EVENT (JUNE?11)


TABLE OF UNITY (MAY 11)


V&A WATERFRONT WORKER'S DAY SHOW (MAY 11)


EXPRESSO SHOW (APR?11)


CAPE TOWN COLLECTIVE EVENT (APR?11)


DARLING FOCUS YOUTH WORKSHOP (APR?11)


PRIVATE FUNCTION - RAINBOW ROOM, MANDELA RHODES PLACE


MY DEBUT ALBUM "CROSSOVA" LAUNCH @ THE SQUARE, CAPE QUARTER, CAPE LIFESTYLE VILLAGE (31ST MAR?11)


CAPE TOWNSHIP JAZZ FESTIVAL IN GUGULETHU (21ST MAR?11)


BACHELORETTE PARTY -AFRICAN DANCE CLASS PACKAGE (05TH MAR?11)


MC @ HEROES AWARDS - HIV/TB CARE EVENT (10TH FEB?2011)


PERFORMING WITH GAZELLE @ RESONANCE FESTIVAL (01ST JAN?11)


V&A WATERFRONT AMPHITHEATRE (30TH DEC?10)


PERFORMANCE WITH GAZELLE @ ASSEMBLY BIRTHDAY BASH (DEC?10)


PERFORMING WITH GAZELLE @ QUEEN'S PLATE RACE, KENILWORTH RACE COURSE (08TH JAN?11)


RAINBOW ROOM, MANDELA RHODES PLACE (13TH OCT?10)


PRIVATE WEDDING@EAST FORT MOUNTAIN IN HOUT BAY(OCT 2010)


UBUNTU FESTIVAL (JULY 2010)


UBUNTU GALA DINNER (JULY 2010)


ITALIAN ROYALTY PRIVATE PARTY ( JULY 2010)


GLENFIDDICH SOCCER FINAL EVENT (JULY 2010)


ITALIAN ROYALTY PRIVATE PARTY


PANSA AUDITIONS (MAY?10) ? AND HAS MADE IT THROUGH FOR FANFEST FIFA WORLD CUP                PERFORMANCES IN CAPE TOWN


CAPE TOWN PRIDE (APR?10)


MC & ENTERTAINER AT THE TB WORLD DAY EVENT (APR?10)


PRIVATE WEDDING IN OUDEKRAAL (MAR?10)


SA UBUNTU NETWORK BREAKFAST (MAR?10)


BUSINESS NETWORKS BREAKFAST (FEB?10)


SHAWCO & MASIZIKHULISE YOUTH ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAMME (FEB?10)


CAPE TOWN TV


RAINBOW EXPERIENCE BOOK LAUNCH (FEB?10)


ZULA BAR (FEB?10)


RAINBOW ROOM (FEB?10)


V&A WATERFRONT SUMMER CONCERTS  (30TH DEC?09)


LAUNCH OF THE YOLANDA Y'AWA BRAND (10TH DEC?09)


WOOLWORTHS CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION TOUR (NOV?09)


HERZLIA MIDDLE SCHOOL (AUG?09)


GRAND WEST WOMEN?S DAY CELEBRATION (JULY?09)


UBUNTU FESTIVAL ?09  (AUG?09)


INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCES


EUROPE TOUR WITH THE GUGULETHU TENORS - SEP´13 


EUROPE TOUR - JUNE´12 


THAILAND (JAN?09)


ROME ? AFRICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL (JULY?04)


MOZAMBIQUE (?03)


FINLAND (?02)