The 5th Annual Nando's Jozi Comedy Festival will once again bring the biggest laughs to Jozi with seven of the hottest comedians on one stage.

For the past four years comedians from all over the world have entertained over 80 000 fans at the annual Nando's Jozi Comedy Festival. That is big. Peri-peri big. In fact, it is part of the biggest international comedy festival on the African continent.

Comedy fans can catch the best international straight-up stand-up acts on offer every night from 20 to 26 August including Mitch Fatel, Brian Haner, Christina Paszitsky, Finess Mitchell (Host), Ian Bagg and Tom Segura alongside local funny man David Kau.

Dates for all legs the Nando's Comedy Festival are as follows:
Nando's Durbz Comedy Festival - 14 August to 18 August, Durban Opera House
Nando's Jozi Comedy Festival - 20 August to 26 August, The Teatro at Montecasino
Nando's Soweto Comedy Festival - 20 August to 1 September, Walter Sisulu Square
Nando's Cape Town Comedy Festival to 3 September to 9 September, Artscape Opera House

Comedy Central is proud to present another favourite part of the festival: the very popular local stand-up competition "Graça Comedy Showdown". See contestants fight it out on-stage during the "heats" with nothing more than their quick wit, a mic, and a burning desire to become the newest comedy hero of the festival. The winners of the annual-search-for-SA's-new stand-up-star will get the chance to perform alongside the international comedy heavy weights for the duration of the festival.

Comedy Central Is Giving Away Double Tickets To The Finals In Durban, Capetown And Johannesburg!

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Graça Comedy Showdown Dates for Jozi:
Final: 15 Aug at 8pm
Venue: Parker's Comedy & Jive, Montecasino, Fourways
Tickets: available at Computicket or at the door.

Graça Comedy Showdown Dates for Durban:
Final: 7 Aug at 8:30pm
Venue: Havanna Grill, Sun Coast
Tickets: available at Computicket or at the door.

Graça Comedy Showdown Dates for Cape Town:
Final: 29 Aug at 8:30pm
Venue: Mercury, Zonnebloem 43 De Villiers Street Cape Town
076 392 8734
Tickets: available at Computicket or at the door.

For more info on The Nando's Comedy Festival 2012 line up and ticket bookings visit Account:
Anneke van der Westhuizen
Hunta Live
082 708 1957

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