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Vote now in the Savanna Comic's Choice Awards

The Savanna Comic's Choice Awards will take place at The Teatro at Montecasino, Joburg, on 2 August, 2014, and for the first time, the public will know before the show who'll be performing on the night.
Vote now in the Savanna Comic's Choice AwardsThis year's variety show is themed The Point of Funny and promises to deliver the most laughs yet. Each skit will be delivered by the talented, and somewhat eclectic, cast that includes well-known names like: Jack Parow, Rhys Woods, Nik Rabinowitz, Robby Collins, Chris Steenkamp, Pule, Debora Patta, Gilé Motshwane, Loyiso Gola, KG, Deep Fried Man, Tats Nkonzo, Bevan Cullinan and Riaad Moosa.

Barry Hilton, Khanyi Mbau and Darrel Bristow-Bovey are some of the presenters, with three more high-profile names to be announced soon.

The event format is simple - none of this boring speech-giving nonsense you find at so many dull industry dos. There are only six recipients, so between the sketches performed by the cast members above, the Waldo statuettes will be presented to the nominee who got the most votes. Each recipient does seven minutes of stand-up as a thank-you speech, which makes an entertaining evening of off-the-cuff comedy and perfectly rehearsed theatre.

Limited tickets are available to public through Computicket.

The nominees, in case you missed them, are:

  • The Savanna Newcomer Award: Alfred Adriaan, Loyiso Madinga, Yaaseen Barnes, Glen Biderman-Pam, Bradford Keen;
  • The Breakthrough Act Award: Donovan Goliath, Jason Goliath, Schalk Bezuidenhout, Deep Fried Man, Kagiso KG Mokgadi;
  • The Comic's Choice Comic Of The Year Award: Tumi Morake, Chester Missing, Loyiso Lungile Gola, Trevor Noah, Riaad Moosa;
  • The Times Comic's Pen Award: David Kibuuka, Chester Missing, Loyiso Lungile Gola, Kagiso Lediga, Christopher Steenkamp;
  • Lifetime Achiever: Mark Banks (there are no nominees in this category, just the recipient); and
  • The Savanna Audience Choice Award: This is the only category that's open to public vote, so voting stays open until 28 July.

If you want to win a VIP experience to the awards bash, vote now by SMSing your favourite comedian's unique code to 38374.

Mashabela Galane: Unique code 1197
Sifiso Nene: Unique code 1187
Elton Mduduzi Ntuli: Unique code 1283
Thapelo TIPS Seemise: Unique code 1150
Thabang ER: Unique code 1284

You can vote 20 times.

For more info, go to or email az.oc.eciohcscimoc@ofni

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