The 2010 Maisha (Swedish-African) Artist of the Year is Jaqee

Jaqee is a singer songwriter, whose songs are both personal and political. Who dares to defy, where dozens comply. She is both charismatic and courageous, inspirational and infectious. She is a two time Swedish Grammy nominee; a member of Nationalteaterns Rockorkester, and in the span of 5 years, has recorded and released four albums covering …

Caroline Cowan, Fanny Granström, Jaqee, Anna-Lena Tell, Marie-Louise Jatta, Stina Schroeder, Awa Ndao, Maria Llerena and Hannah Akuffo are nominees for the Swedish-African Woman of the Year.

English below Maishagalan år 2010 Nu är Maishagalan äntligen tillbaka! Datum: 24 mars Tid: kl. 20.00 Plats: Södra Teatern www.sodrateatern.com Maishagalan med framträdanden av olika artister arrangeras för tredje året i rad och hålls detta år på Södra Teatern i Stockholm. Under denna gala utdelas Årets priser/utmärkelser i fyra kategorier till svensk-afrikanska kvinnor (Sweden African …

Jaqee is performing in Stockholm in February

Born in Kampala, the Capital of Uganda, she began her vagabond like life the moment she was born. During her childhood, she travelled the rural areas of her home country with her parents. This is where she collected her first impressions of the life as a nomad. From birth on, wandering the earth became a …