Artist: Jabavu Choka

* 31. January 1971, Artvark in Johannesburg, South Africa

1996 – 2001 Making brass and copper cutlery Electoplating and designing 
2001 – 2006 Bronze Age Art Foundry Simons Town, Cape Town. Culpting, fettling, bronce casting and painting.

Bronze Age: 2005
International Expo Cape Town: 2006
Sculpt and design cutlery and most of my work is exhibited in galleries throughout Cape Town.



The bear is a voyage of discovery. At first you meet Africa. The cradle of mankind – of all the people - shining with love. A love that burns throughout the ages, the true heart of Africa. Africa - our home, our mother, our teacher.
So your first impression of Malawi is on the back of the bear, where the warm heart glows with love. The hands painted with Malawi colours welcome you.

Bears name: MWALANDILIDAWA – You are most welcome.

“In my art I express my spirituality and the suffering of the people of our world. To show my art is to make people aware of this tragedy. We have the opportunity to correct wrongs and become humble and aware of our beautiful planet. There is only one Earth”.

Jabavu Choka

Sponsor: Buddy Bär Berlin GmbH