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Farewell to Yola Polastri: A legacy of love and joy for the children of Peru

Farewell to Yola Polastri: A legacy of love and joy for the children of Peru

Farewell to Yola Polastri: A legacy of love and joy for the children of Peru

1950

Yolanda Piedad Polastri Giribaldi was born in Lima. (Photo: El Comercio Archive)

1967

He joined Panamericana Televisión (channel 5), where he worked on soap operas and music programs.

1972

He moved to America Television (channel 4), where he hosted “The World of Children.” (Photo: El Comercio Archive)

1974

He performed for the first time at the International Pacific Fair, also known as the Home Fair. His appearance at the San Miguel recital would become an annual classic.

1977

This year, the program was called “Children and their world.” It was later renamed “Hello Yola.”

1979

Yola Polastri traveled to Miami, United States, hired to host a television show per month.

1981

He hosted a children’s matinee at the Alianza Lima stadium in La Victoria, sponsored by National Batteries.

1983

Roxanita Vargas, the child singer who emerged from Yola’s program, is experiencing the peak of her career.

1984

“Hello Yola” is transformed. It also includes sequences of interest for the young, already grown-up audience. (Photo: El Archivo)

1987

Yola Polastri filled the National Stadium for a children’s show like never before seen, nor would ever be seen again, in the history of Peru.

1989

By this time, “Yola Rocker” already existed, a program with a clear youth orientation.

1992

The youth group Menudo participated in the 20th anniversary of the Yola program.

1994

On December 31 of this year, Yola Polastri said goodbye to her show on Channel 4. A year later, the place she left would be occupied by “Karina and Timoteo.” (Photo: El Comercio Archive)

2024

Yola Polastri passed away on Sunday, July 7.

Source: Elcomercio

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