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Savanna Comic’s choice Awards, Full list of Nominees:

It is that time of the year again where local comedians are honored and recognized for being the funniest in the industry.


This year the 6th Annual Savanna Comics’ Choice Awards® is taking on the 3rd September, hosted by Rob van Vuuren. There are only 10 categories in this years edition which honors Casper de Vries with a Lifetime Achiever Award.






See the complete list of nominees below:

Savanna Newcomer Of The Year Award Category:
Mbeu Snooze Kambuwa
Farhan Esat
-Ebhenhaezer Dibakwane
-Philip De Lange

Intermediate Award Category:
-Virgil Prins
-Elton Mduduzi Ntuli
-Glen Biderman-Pam
Yaaseen Barnes
Alfred Adriaan

Non-English Comic Award Category:
-Celeste Ntuli
-Skhumba Hlophe
Chris Mapane
-Mashabela Galane
-Collen Chepi

Flying Solo Award Category:
-Loyiso Gola
-Marc Lottering
-Alan Commitie
-Mashabela Galane
-Skhumba Hlophe

Comics’ Pen Award Category:
-Christopher Steenkamp
-Kagiso Lediga
-Mojak Lehoko
-ZA News
-Lazola Gola

Best Friend Of Comedy Award Category:
-Goliath & Goliath
-David Kau – Blacks Only
-Cape Town Comedy Club
-Jem and Jess Atkins Knauf / On Fire Comedy
-Gino Fernandez

Edgars Comic of the Year Award Category:
Loyiso Gola : Comedian
Skhumba the Big Banger
Tumi Morake
Mashabela Galane
Carvin H Goldstone – the Comedian

Breakthrough Award Category:
-Skhumba Hlophe
– Alfred Adriaan
– Virgil Prins
Celeste Ntuli
Dillan Oliphant

Lifetime Achiever Recipient:
– Casper de Vries

Savanna Audience Choice Award:
Collen Chepi 79867
Elton Ntuli 48936
-Gabriel Thaelo Dibe 39999
– Godfrey Marosha 36524
Summary 64262

Please note that public votes are only open for the Savanna Audience Choice Award and voters stand a chance to win two double tickets to the awards show, dinner at Montecasino to the value of R500, a chance to walk down the yellow carpet with celebs, comedians and media as well as access to the after party.

To vote simply SMS their unique code to 37303.
(Voting closes on Friday 26 August 2016)

Congratulations to all the nominated Comedians 😀