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2018 Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards nominees announced

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2018 Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards nominees announced

The nominees for Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards have been announced. 

Launched to celebrate the stalwarts of the industry, it recognises the comedians who produce great comedy night after night; the ones who simply grab the mic and work the room.

 The main awards event will take place on 8 September at The Lyric Theatre.

 

 

And the nominees are:

COMEDY G AWARD

David Kau

Marc Lottering

Loyiso Gola

Alan Committie

Celeste Ntuli

SAVANNA NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR

Bongani Dube

Lindy Johnson

Tsitsi Chiumya

Gilli Apter

Nonto Rubushe


NEXT LEVEL AWARD

Eric Jansen

Phil de Lange

Thabiso Mhlongo

CHIK ALJOY

Ebenhaezer Dibakwane

THE NATIVE TONGUE AWARD

Skhumba Hlophe

Thapelo King Flat

Celeste Ntuli

Mashabela Galane

Siya Seya

THE FLYING SOLO AWARD

Carvin Goldstone

Celeste Ntuli

Loyiso Gola

Alfred Adriaan

Skhumba Hlophe

THE COMICS’ PEN AWARD

Kagiso Lediga

Christopher Steenkamp

Thenjiwe Moseley

Lazola Gola

“Happy Hour” by Dalin Oliver & Carl Weber

BEST FRIEND OF COMEDY AWARD

On Fire Comedy

Goliath Comedy Club

Gino Fernandez

#ER Comedy What What

#BlacksOnly – David Kau


THE GAMECHANGER AWARD

Carvin Goldstone

Skhumba Hlophe

Loyiso Gola

Celeste Ntuli

Kagiso Lediga

THE SAVANNA COMIC OF THE YEAR AWARD

Carvin Goldstone

Mpho Modikoane

Alfred Adriaan

Skhumba Hlophe

Robby Collins

THE SAVANNA PAN-AFRICAN COMIC OF THE YEAR

Basketmouth (Nigeria)

Carl Joshua Ncube (Zimbabwe)

Kansiime Anne Entertainer (Uganda)

Salvado (Uganda)

Charles Manase (Botswana)

THE CHATZ CONNECT AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD

Abuti Lolo, unique code 83990

Summary, unique code 92210

Teboho Theoha, unique code 07402

Pele-Pele Mchunu, unique code 94231

Kwanda Radebe, unique code 24635

THE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT RECIPIENT

This year’s prestigious Lifetime Achiever Recipient Award goes to Pieter-Dirk Uys for his invaluable contribution to the industry over the last 40 years.

 

 

 


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