Connected World-Wide ~ Kaiya has participated in musical events and country tours. World-traveler par excellence, no venue is too far or too outlandish to her, such as the Falklands and Ascension Islands, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Calcutta, Bombay, New Delhi, Madras or Portugal, Germany, Finland. That's how she came to work with artists like Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Chubby Checker, Eddy Floyd, Percy Sledge, Jocelyn Brown, Love Affair and Sweet.
Among the venues being frequented are: Lisbon: Casino Solverde, Helsinki: Hotelli Vaakuna, Vaasa: Hotelli Waskia, Savonlinna: Kasino, Porvoo: Albert E, Figueria da Foz: Casino, London: Cafe Royal, The Jazz Cafe, the Dorchester Hotel, Europa Hotel, Hilton Hotel Park Lane, the Savoy, Intercontinental Hotel, Rochester: Casino Rooms, Luton: Firestone Hotel.
And there were television appearances in "Pot of Gold" on Carlton tv, a feature film on MTV3 Finland, on BSB with the Eddie Floyd European Tour. She is equally in demand at famous resorts, as Santa Lucia, Lavente Park, Riviera, Panorama, Ses Estaques, Mallorca Sth, Mallorca E (Cala Bona), Costa del Sol and Ibiza.
Building a career ~ Kaiya developed and polished her performance as she went along and established herself in the industry with agents and managers alike as a highly dependable and sought after source of delightful vocal entertainment.
How did it all start? Kaiya's natural talent soon attracted attention such as from the great voice consultant Jukka Palsanen of Helsinki, who also helped Kaiya with writing lyrics and the technique of recording.
Initially she gained a foothold in the industry by entering the jingle market. and from there to her first single recording 'All Over Again' on the Passion Label, widely received with a lot of praise especially in London but also elsewhere.