Mawonga Gayiya - Magical Entertainment

“Gayiya provides an energising and unique experience for all.”
– CUE, National Arts Festival

Mawonga’s Magic Is Now Available For Your Special Event

Mawonga Gayiya - Stage Magic Show


Need dazzling entertainment for your whole audience?

Mawonga’s Stage Show is filled with visual illusions & hilarious comedy!

Mawonga Gayiya - Close-Up Magic


Looking for fun-but-informal entertainment?

Mawonga’s Close-Up Magic is versatile & will keep your guests laughing!

Mawonga Gayiya - Children's Magician South Africa

Children’s Shows

Planning a children’s party?

Mawonga is an experienced children’s entertainer that keeps kids enthralled with his funny magic!


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Mawonga Gayiya – “The Funny Magician”

Professional Magician South Africa - Mawonga Gayiya
Mawonga Gayiya - 2015 South African Magic Championships

Mawonga Gayiya is a natural born entertainer. A graduate of the College of Magic in Cape Town, he has honed his natural flair for performance and his magical skills,  so that he is now recognised in the events industry for his uniquely approachable style of comedy magic.

Born and raised in Khayelitsha, Mawonga is a ‘local boy made good’, and has been featured on numerous South African television shows – including “SA’s Got Talent” – newspaper, magazine and radio interviews.

Mawonga has accrued an impressive list of accolades and awards:

  • In 2008 he was selected to represent South Africa at the World Magic Seminar in Las Vegas and then went on to win the Western Cape Junior Magician Championships.
  • In 2010 he starred in the acclaimed production, “Imagine” at the Artscape Theatre, receiving a Silver Medallion for his performance. In 2012, he was a finalist in the FISM Africa championships and was then again honoured to represent African magic, this time in China, at the 2013 International Magic Championships.
  • In 2014 Mawonga produced his first one-man show, “Astonish“, which was a great success at the 2015 Cape Town Fringe Festival, where it was produced and directed by the award-winning Stuart Lightbody.
  • In 2015, Mawonga won a bronze medal at the 2015 SA Magic Championships.
  • Mawonga progressed as far as the semi-final round of SA’s Got Talent

There’s no doubt Mawonga will delight & astound you & your guests!

“His comedic timing is organic and [his] humour … is as enjoyable as the magic.”
– Cape Times

Mawonga’s Previous Clients Include

“Mawonga is a delight, both on- and off-stage, and always delivers MAGIC!”
– Marcel Oudejans, Executive Producer: Cape Town Magic Club

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+27 87 238 4516

Mawonga Gayiya uses the services of Magic Africa Productions (Pty) Ltd,
the African Specialist in Magic Show Productions,
with offices in Cape Town, South Africa & Nairobi, KenyaSAACI LogoMagic Africa Productions (Pty) Ltd is a member of SAACI

Magic & Entertainment for Events - Mawonga Gayiya