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Photos: Comedian Waris And Other Comedians Thrill Fans At The Easter Comedy Show.

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It was a night of humour and quality entertainment when events organization company, Event Factory Ghana Limited in collaboration with First National Bank comficted top notch Ghanaian, South African and Nigerian comedians on stage for the annual Easter Comedy Show.

Hosted by OB Amponsah, there was full of laughter at the Accra International Conference Centre (AICC) auditorium in Accra , Ghana on Saturday night, as the programme which was held in Accra brought together some of the well dressed comedians on the continent, including Ghana’s Comdian Waris, OB Amponsah and Hogan, Nigeria’s Akpo Roro and Senator alongside, South Africa’s Mhpo Popps.

Comedian Waris, had a good reception from patrons of the show who could not conceal their laughter. He put up a spectacular performance at the programme. One of his jokes which got the audience in stitches was about how Ghanaians ask some silly and unwarranted questions, detailing it out that, Ghanaians undistordedly see him sitting, yet they proceed to ask “are you sitting?” Which he replied “No, I am jumping”.

When South African comedian, Mhpo Popps, mounted the stage, his South African ascent wasn’t barrier to deliver an awe-inspiring performance last night at the Easter comedy show. He touched on real life issues that left patrons rolling on the floor in search of a laughing space. He distinguished between an urban and rural mice, explaining that, Urban mice are only only interested in cheese whiles, rural mice gallivent looking for newspapers, Bibles, documents, and decomposed products just to feed on.

The night also witnessed some amazing musical performances from top Ghanaian musicians, including Akwaboah who with his artistry prowess was able to command the patrons in the auditorium to sing along during his extremely ominous performance. Couples or Lovers on the night had a glimpse of his soul soothing voice synchronized with love tunes.

Kidi also got some slot to entertain the most of the reserved audience who were present on the night. He created a cool ambience for the patrons after performing most of his hit songs such as, Mr Bad Man, Odo, Thunder Fire. Patch Bay Band was soo onpoint on the night as well. They were able to hit original key notes of the studio recorded song they performed.

Nigerians are best known for this comic craft, and yes! Indeed, comedian Senator kept the Nigerian comedy flag high after delivering a sensational craft last night. He was really in his element as he served the audience great comedy. He emphasised on how Ghana Police Service has upgraded from taking physical bribes and has introduced the Mobile money system. If a motorist is being arrested, they give you their Mobile Money number you deliver a smooth transaction.

The MC for the night who doubles as a comedian, OB Amponsah was also phenomenal! He maintained the standard he set right from the priminary stage of the show. The articulateness of his artistry was a rib cracking one. He engaged the audience in his performances, precisely calling couples up stage to sing a melodious song for each other. That alone was worth a joke because, the performance of some spouse can’t be written home about.

Comedian Hogan is such as an amazing talent. Contrary to the perception people have about jokes and comedies, Hogan with his performance explains it that, comedies or jokes are not always full of fiction. He gave a realistic and classical example on how some Police officers stops to query a guy riding in his fully air-conditioned vehicle, they end up sitting in the air-conditioned car, telling the driver that, they want to enjoy the cool breeze in the car because, the sun is scorching.

Nigeria’s Akpo Roro has proven to the world that when it comes to stand up comedy shows, his name can’t be erased off the memories of his previous audience. He is an amazing and was one of the best performers on the night. Before he signed out of his performance, he jokingly quizzed a lady why she wasn’t laughing over the night, which he stated that, whether the patrons like it or not, there are no more performance coming up on the night so, its either they laugh or assume they’ve waisted their money.

Every billed performer on the night left something on the lips of patrons, including media men, to talk about before the next edition is being stagged. The continental comedians performed to meet the recquired standard. Everyone present in the auditorium was fully satisfied because, they enjoyed every bit of the show.

If this Easter Comedy Show is something to write about, then we can boldly say that, Ghana’s stand up comedy has come to stay forever, as audience has already rated it to be the best show in the year.

By: Gerrard-Israel GB.

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Patrons Set To Be Thrilled At The “Hahaha” Comedy Show.

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The monthly comedy show, The Hahaha Show, is coming again. This time it is coming with a great bang. Last month’s edition saw comedians crack open the ribs of patrons with series of back to back hilarious jokes. That wasn’t all, musical acts Don Itchy and Note 6 (An Acapella Group) blessed patrons with amazing tunes.

The MC on the night, Obrempong was so on point. He kept the energy going after each performance. Basically he made sure there was no dull moment. This month’s edition promises to be bigger than last month’s. From the organization to the performances, you don’t have to miss this show.

Performers billed to take center stage Include Comedian Khemikal, Ajeezay the Nonfa King, Comedian Jerry, Efo Red, Dr Sas and a guest comedian from Germany. There would be a poetry performance by Rhymes Sonny and a musical performance from George.

The show is slated for Saturday, September 28 2019. Tickets are going for a cool Ghc 49.00 which come with free Wifi and Free Bufallo Wings. The show is happening at the Rockstone’s Office at 6pm on the dot.

The show is proudly partnered with the management of Rockstone’s Office and 4byte Media. The Hahaha Show comes off every last Saturday of every month.

(Source: Fenuku Augustine.)

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Comedian Waris, Made-In-Ghana Appointed As Brand Influencers For Guiness Smooth.

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Sensational Ghanaian stand-up comedians & comic actors Abdul Waris Omaru and Frimpong Richard popularly known within the comic fraternity as Comedian Waris and Made-In-Ghana respectively, have been appointed as the brand influencers for the leading alcoholic beverage company, Guinness Ghana Breweries PLC (GGBPLC).

In perspective, the two sensational comedians were appointed by the board of directors of Guinness Ghana Breweries PLC (GGBPLC) to persuade Ghanaians with their product; Guinness Smooth that has recently hit the Ghanaian alcoholic market, as the two comedians have established secured and high profile credibility and audience.

By virtue of their trust worthiness and authenticity garnered within the Ghanaian creative and arts landscape, Comedian Waris and Made-In-Ghana are expected to elevate the new alcoholic beverage product to reach every angle, as they've carve a nitch to be authentic not promotional. They will be working with Guinness Ghana to create social media (or blog/vlog) content for the Guinness Smooth campaign.

Abdul Waris Omaru and Frimpong Richard have been noted for the ability of engaging or interacting with an overwhelming number of audience; high visibility on a their various social media platforms; knowledge of/expertise in their endeavor, and they are to help raise the brand's awareness and increase sales, and implementing marketing campaigns.

Made-In-Ghana (Left) x Comedian Waris(Right)

Earlier, Guinness Ghana Breweries PLC (GGBPLC) launched its latest stout -Guinness Smooth made from 70 per cent natural ingredients from Ghana. Brewed with fruity, butterscotch flavour to provide a distinctive and perfect bittersweet taste of smoothness and refreshment, the latest addition was crafted with the Ghanaian Consumer in mind, and is a new expression of Guinness, developed by the Guinness master brewers.

It is also brewed with millions of tiny bubbles for extra smoothness and a rich, deliciously satisfying taste. When relaxing with friends, Guinness Extra Smooth Stout slips down easily, smoothing the way for the good times and the conversation to flow. The basis is an unfermented but hopped Guinness wort extract shipped from Dublin, which is added to local ingredients and brewed locally.

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Comedy Express Mega Edition Was Truly “Mega” With A Full House & Many Celebrities.

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The SOHO bar was the place to be Saturday night. The premium monthly comedy show was held for the first time there and it was a major success. Patrons were treated to great humor and music. There was no dull moment and each performer left a mark on those who were present.

The MC on the night was also on point. Mr Eventuarry was the man at the center at it all. He is a fan favorite, and he delivered nothing less of what was expected of him. His “Money Laughter” was the climax of his performance as host and he also used the opportunity to try his stand-up prowess. He managed to keep the humor going in between the billed performers; there was an absolute humor barrage.

The comedians on the night brought their ‘A’ game. Khemikal was phenomenal, It was amazing watching him. Comedian Waris was outstanding, ones he took the mic to speak, the results was uncontrollable laughter from the audience. Ranzy who isn't a household name yet used the opportunity to announce his presence on the scene; his performance earned him many rounds of applause from patrons.

Idiot James Brown was simply amazing to watch. His witty performance gained him many new admirers. The King, DKB whose performance was icing to the wonderful cake served, was a total shutdown when he took center stage. 

Mega Edition, the theme for this month's edition lived up to its name and had in attendance celebrities across the various fields in media/entertainment. Nana Boroo, Epixode, James Gardiner, Elikem Kumodzie, Kalybos, Bismark The Joke and Sports Presenter Nutifafa were among the celebrities present to have a humorous night.

Patrons left with products from sponsors including Tesori Perfumes, DJ Sparkling Champagne, Rush Energy Drink and Star Biscuit. Comedy Express is also supported by K Monsi bitters and Jumia Foods. Comedy Express happens at the SOHO Bar inside the Marina Mall the first Friday of every month. 

(Source: Fenuku Augustine)

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Comedy Express Moves From Cockpit Lounge To Soho Bar This Friday

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Your much loved monthly comedy show, Comedy Express is coming again to you this tome bigger than what you experienced last month. There has been a slight change to what patrons are used to. With this edition, date and venue have been changed. Comedy Express is known to be held every first Saturday of every month, this time around, it is the first Friday of every month to make easier to attend after work. The venue has also been moved from Cockpit Lounge & Bar inside the Achimota Mall to SOHO Bar inside the Marina Mall for a new experience.

The next edition, holding the fort as MC would be Mr. Eventurarry. Everyone is to expecting nothing but hilarious delivery as he would be your host. He is also there to take your sorrows away “for the vanishing”. Also performing on the night is DKB, Comedian Waris, Comedian Khemikal, Id James Brown and Ranzy. There would also be musical performances from prolific rapper Obibini and “Notin I Get” hit maker Fameye.

The show comes off this Friday, September 6 2019 at the SOHO Bar inside the Marina Mall. Tickets are going for a Cool GhC 40.00 advance tickets and GhC 50.00 at the gate. For more information on the show and tickets contact 0558-134-734. There would be an after party inside the SOHO Bar club section. You wouldn’t want to miss that.

Comedy Express is proudly supported by DJ Sparkling Drink, Rush Energy Drink, Jumia Foods, Cabo corso, Anoma travel & tour, Stars Biscuit, Tesori Perfumes and Dafabet.

Source: Fenuku Augustine

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