2015 Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards® nominees

The nominees for the 5th annual Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards® were announced this week. The awards will take place at The Teatro at Montecasino on August 15th. Want to know who’s vying for awards this year? Check out the full list of nominees below:

The Savannna Newcomer Comic:

Mo Mothebe, Glen Biderman-Pam, Yaseen Barnes, Farhan Esat, Noko Mosoete

The Intermediate Comic:

Kagiso KG Mokgadi, Loyiso Madinga, Schalk Bezuidenhout, Jason Goliath, Alfred Adriaan

The Comics’ Pen:

Nina Hastie, Camilo Saloojee, Christopher Steenkamp, Rob van Vuuren, Lazola Gola

The Best Friend of Comedy:

Joe Parker, Des McKie, Goliath & Goliath, Gino Fernandez, Cape Town Comedy Club

The Flying Solo Comic: 

Celeste Ntuli, Marc Lottering, Alan Committie, Trevor Noah, Loyiso Gola

The Non-English Comic:

Isaac Gampu, Mashabela Galane, Collen Chepi, Tshepo Sethosa, Smowkey Nyembe

The Comic Of The Year:

Tumi Morake, Loyiso Gola, Tats Nkonzo, Trevor Noah, Mashabela Galane

The Savanna Audience Choice Comic:

Khanyisa Bunu – unique code 3753

Thenjiwe Moseley – unique code 5874

Collen Chepi – unique code 2683

Darren Maule – unique code 2757

Lukhanyiso Matshoba – unique code 3975

SMS your favourite comedian’s unique code to 45757.

The Lifetime Achiever:

Joe Mafela

Strictly Come Dancing ready to strut its stuff

Pearl 008

The new season of Strictly Come Dancing struts its pretty self onto the dance floor tomorrow night on SABC 3, with a whole bunch of new celebs. In case you missed it, here are the celebrities taking part in this season:

Muvhango star, Nkululeko Tshirambula;

Former Blue Bulls Rugby Player, Gary Botha;

Rapper and entertainer, Siya “Slikour” Metane;

Former Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana Player, Stanton Fredricks

Actor and Comedian, Jason Goliath.

Zaziwa Host & Metro FM Jock, Pearl Modiadie;

5FM Radio Personality, Sureshnie Rider;

Expresso and Presenter Search on 3 host, Leigh-Anne Williams;

Afrikaans Pop Star, Karlien Van Jaarsveld

Entertainment Personality, Bridget Masinga.

Back to host the show once again are the awesome duo Roxy Burger and Katlego Maboe from Expresso, so SABC 3 is definitely repping nicely again. Will you be tuning in? Do you have a favourite out of the celebs above? Strictly Come Dancing will air on SABC3 from tomorrow and for every Friday for the duration of the season. The show airs at 19:30 and will be repeated on Saturdays from 16:30 from 6 June, 2015.

Full list of nominees for the SA Savanna Comic’s Choice Awards®

Savanna Comics Choice Awards

The fourth annual South African Savanna Comic’s Choice Awards are back and ready to honour those who made us laugh in the last year. The awards, in association with The Times, Mzansi Magic and Kaya FM, are set to take place on the 2nd of August

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 KibuukaChester MissingLoyiso Lungile GolaKagiso LedigaChristopher Steenkamp

 

Lifetime Achiever: Mark Banks (there are no nominees in this category, just the recipient) – Go Mark Banks!

 

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 SMS ing 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 Ramasenya – Unique code – 1284

You can vote up to twenty times for your favourite in this category. Tickets for the 2nd of August showdown at the Teatro in Montecasino can be purchased from Computicket. For more information check out the following links:

Event Information:

Event Info: www.comicschoice.co.za

Email: info@comicschoice.co.za

Facebook: www.facebook.com/sa.comics.choice.awards

Twitter: @ComicsChoice#SavannaCCA

Tickets: Computicket (www.computicket.co.za)