All The Deets About This Years Savanna Comics Choice Awards

The perfect tonic to welcome Spring in style is with a glass of Savanna Premium Cider and a good laugh over this weekend. The sixth edition of Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards takes place on 3rd of September 2016 at the Teatro at Montecasino. Mzansi’s comedy circuit entertainers and enthusiasts will gather to celebrate the best of the best in the comedic realm the country has to offer. In partnership with Savanna Premium Cider, local comedians will get their day in the sun, with the event dedicated to recognizing those who excel at administering the best medicine on earth – laughter.

The award ceremony has an added feature this year for the first time, playing host eight of Africa’s top comedians at the showpiece. The continent’s comedic geniuses will be:

  • Bright Okpocha aka Basketmouth (Nigeria)
  • Ndangi Iileka (Namibia)
  • Leonel Mendes (Mozambique)
  • David Aglah (Ghana)
  • Daniel Ndambuki aka Churchill (Kenya)
  • Phenyo Phaladi aka Phenyo the Master (Botswana)
  • Mdura (Swaziland)
  • Tshepo “Masapo” Mpiti (Lesotho)

The African comedians will be responsible for the presenting of Waldo (the award statuettes) to the winners in the various categories. In addition to the invitation to the continent’s best comedians, Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards® and long-term partner Savanna Premium Cider launched the Savanna Pan-African Comic Award that will officially form part of the award ceremony in 2017 as the Comics’ Choice’s newest and 12th category. The award will go to the comic on the continent who has contributed the most to the African comedy industry, as voted for by his or her fellow African comedians.

The best seats to witness an unforgettable comedic experience and see which comedians walk away with the top honours at this year’s Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards® on 3 September 2016 are available. Book your tickets online here:


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