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

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The Lifetime Achiever:

Joe Mafela

Pictures from the Savanna Comic’s Choice Awards

The fourth, annual Savanna Comic’s Choice Awards took place in Montecasino, Johannesburg on Saturday the 2nd of August. Those who make us laughter constantly turned up to be apart of the festivities. I’ll bring you a few of my awkward moments in another post, for now here’s a look at who was rocking the yellow carpet.

As British comedienne, Miranda says… #SuchFun!

Here are the winners from this year’s Savanna Comic’s Choice Awards:

  • The Savanna Newcomer Award:  Loyiso Madinga
  • The Breakthrough Act Award:  Kagiso KG Mokgadi
  • The Times Comic’s Pen Award:  Chester Missing
  • The Savanna Audience Choice Award: Elton Mduduzi Ntuli
  • The Lifetime Achiever Award:  Mark Banks
  • The Comic’s Choice Comic of the Year Award:  Loyiso Gola