Percy Yip Tong

Bio

Percy Yip Tong is an artistic director, producer and manager from Mauritius island.
After having studied at Aix-en-Provence university in France and been actively involved at the heart of cultural organisations in Europe, Percy Yip Tong returned to Mauritius in 1986 to open his own structure CYPER PRODUKTION https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFmQbImjikk
Thanks to his previous work experience in France and Germany, he devoted his efforts to the promotion of artists based in Mauritius and the neighboring Islands of the South-West Indian Ocean (Madagascar, Seychelles, Comoros, Reunion, Mayotte and Rodrigues). And since 2012, Percy started producing and managing bands from the African continent.
He set up the KOOOL KREOL record label in 1987 and launched the SAMEMSA Indian Ocean festival in 2004.
He has been in charge of major cultural events in Mauritius ( National Independence day, Festivals, etc..) and the region ( Madagascar, Seychelles, Comoros, Reunion, etc..). Percy manages groups from Mauritius, Madagascar, Comoros, Mozambique, Kenya, Cameroon, South Africa and Ghana and regularly tours with them in Europe and America
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AWARDS :
- MONDOMIX Award 2013 in France with WANLOV & the Afro-Gypsy Band ( Ghana – Rumania )
- RADIO FRANCE World Music Award 2014 with GARGAR ( Somali women from Kenya)
- SONGLINES Music Award 2021 in UK with ALOSTMEN ( Ghana )

Acts as :
- Cultural expert for the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie ( OIF ) for Eastern and Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean region.
- Trainer in cultural management for the Goethe Institute after a training in Germany in 2011. This gave him the opportunity to lecture at the University of Madagascar.
- Member of Equation Musique, a panel of African Music professionals put together by the French Institute and OIF to improve the development of the sector.
- Vice -chair of Arterial Network Mauritius

Photos

MUQuatre Bornes, Mauritius
In operation since: 
1986

Contact

+23052505847
Percy Yip Tong

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