Comedy line-up for Shoko Festival

The Comedy Night at Shoko Festival on September 18 will see top South African comedians Tumi Morake and Kagiso Lediga hit the stage together with some of Zimbabwe’s leading comedy acts.

Tumi Morake
Tumi Morake

The night will feature a live show of the hit comedy series Zambezi News as well as a performance by Carl Joshua Ncube. The show will be hosted by the hilarious Clive Chigubhu. Water-Whirld will be the venue for this year’s Shoko Festival comedy night and it is set to be Zimbabwe’s biggest comedy event of the year. Upon its inception last year the Shoko comedy night featured top comedian John Vlismas from South Africa.

Tumi Morake is going to be on the lineup this time with her vibrant style of comedy. She is the most popular female comedian in South Africa and has performed at Women in Arts 2007, Arts Alive 2006-200,7 Tshwane Comedy Festival and Just Bcoz Comedy Fest to mention a few. Morake was the comic relief for the opening of Big Brother Africa 2013 (The Chase) and is currently hosting the Big Brother “Hot Room” a weekly show on Africa-Magic Entertainment Channel on DSTV.

Morake has just been nominated for the prestigious Comics Choice Awards alongside Trevor Noah and Loyiso Gola.

On stage on the day will also be Kagiso Lediga, the writer of Blitz Patrollie which is a feature film that was premiered at the Cannes Film Festival 2013.

The festival is set to run for six days, involving over 250 artists bringing together acts from three continents. Shoko Festival is an initiative of Magamba Network, one of the country’s leading urban culture organizations working on the cutting edge of culture, activism and new media.

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  1. Dave Sassman

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