>> IVA is a singer, dancer, choreographer, dance-teacher and songwriter.
>> But most of all an entertainer...
>> IVA ( Ivanildo’s Vocal Announcement )
>> The artist IVA came in to the world as Ivanildo Braam born in Holland,
>> he got Suriname blood a country in South-America...
>> on December 21st in the year 1980. IVA had a rough start his father died
>> when he was 2 years old.
>> From an early age he knew that he wanted to be an entertainer.
>> As a youngster he won a national Dutch televionshow called "De mini
>> Playback Show" as Gregory Abbott, He was the first black entertainer who
>> won this price. After he worked with the biggest TV STATIONS and TV
>> shows of Holland and he also worked for about 4 years with Marijke Amado,
>> JOOP van den ENDE and JOHN de MOL, as a dancer. IVA appeared in several
>> videoclips like "King Bee" single “Back by dope command”, a Top 5 smash
>> hit in the Dutch and UK charts in 1990. IVA was also shining as a dancer
>> and actor in a opera called “LANGE DE VEU”.
>> In 1999 and 2000 IVA won with his group "COLLABO" the "National Dutch
>> champion streetdance"and "The most potential entertainment group 2000." In
>> Holland. In 2001 they became “Vice-Dutch champions streetdance 2001” In
>> the world ranking list IVA & Collabo” reached the 18th spot in 2000 in
>> Belgium and in 2001 at 10 in Morocco and 2002 a 8 spot in France. He
>> started to develop his singing/dancing career, and as time went on, he
>> also knew that he wanted to be a songwriter.
>> Around that same time IVA was touring in a black-gospel-musical called
>> “The Yong Messiah”. They’ve toured for almost 1 year in all the theatres
>> of Holland and Belgium, IVA also had a small role as a solo singer in
>> this musical. He also did a duet with the official vocal coach of Withney
>> Houston named Retha Huges. IVA was also training for a role in the
>> musical “LION KING”, but he did not finished this long periode of
>> practicing and stuff because he had the change to record his first single
>> named “FRESH”, this song made a lot of charts around the world and in
>> turkey a number 1 hit and top 10 hit and germany number 1 club-hit. He
>> wrote some songs for some dutch movies etc. and released several singles
>> who also made the charts, at that time IVA was ready for the world.
>> And he still is...
>> At this point IVA got his own dancingschool where he also gives dancing
>> lessons. The dancingschool named 8COUNTS is in,
8COUNTS - Dance Centre
>> IVA shared stages as a singer with artist like "K.C. and Jojo" on the
>> wedding and birthday of Patrick Kluivert, Madonna, Audrey Hepburn, NEYO,
>> Joe, Mc-Hammer, AKON, Horace Brown, 112, Jagged Edge, Joe Budden, Fatman
>> Scoop, Funk-Master-Flex, Wayne Wonder, Ludacris, and many more… keith
>> Sweat ( I.V.A was dancing for Keith Sweat ), and also performed for the
>> prince and king of morocco. And from the dutch, such as: Andre Hazes,
>> and many more...
>> He already performed in countries like: Holland, Germany, Turkey, Greece,
>> France, Morocco, Suriname, Switzerland, Belgium, Spain, UK, Cyprus and
>> many more places…
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