Meet the EGG MAN....!

Posted on: 02 May 2010

Gregory da Silva (Egg Man) was born in Benin West Africa, Voodoo Country. He speaks French and English. staying in Cape Town, South Africa and appeared at many Festivals in Africa:

• Masa Festival 2003 (market for African Performing Arts) in Ivory coast  West Africa,
• Innibos Festival in Nelspruit, Mpumanlanga
• Gariep Festival in Kimberley
• Rittelfees Music Festival in Vredendal
• Grahamstown Festival South African National Art Festival
• Hermanus Whale festival 
•  Darling festival 
•  Moorreesberg farm Shows 
•  Biltong Castle Larger Festival
in Somerset East South Africa
• Stellenbosch Street Festival 
•  Simonstown Penguin Festival South Africa 
•  KKNK in Oudtshoorn
• Aardklop Potchefstroom
Appeared in many TV advertisements, movies and interviewed on several radio stations throughout South Africa.

He performs every day in Market square Cape Town and adds an air of Rio-style festivity wherever he performs. Many tourists from Germany, England, America, Italy, France, Belguim call Gregory - "The Eggman", "Eierman" or "Chicken Man". Very famous in Africa and almost an institution at Art festivals in South Africa. Gregory da Silva walks Green Market Square (in Cape Town). The outfit always turns heads - and each day it boasts a new feature, a new symbol of an African culture or practice. His headdress weighs up to twenty five kilograms, his body is armoured with artifacts and his face painted with tribal patterns and an undying smile. Each day, Gregory Da Silva presents the city centre with a new display of his symbolic art. Gregory's voice is lively and he repeatedly offers phrases and words in French.