to win an exclusive VIP trip to the awards on Saturday 15 April.
Voting closes on 2 April 2023

*T’s & C’s Apply
No under 18s

Breakthrough Act
Of The Year

Comedic Content

Presented By LIFT

Sauce Of The
Year Award

Presented By Mrs Balls

Funny Is Funny

And the nominees are...

On 8 March, we announced the Nominees for the 10th annual Comics’ Choice Comedy Awards!

Congratulations to every single nominee, you made your mark on the comedy industry.

*Four of the 11 categories go out for public voting. 

Get your tickets to the awards:

Join us at the 10th Savanna Comics’ Choice Comedy Awards for a glamorous night with the ‘who’s who’ in comedy. Find out who’ll walk away with one of the 11 awards, whilst being entertained by comedy sketches from your favourite comedians, and celebrity appearances from your favourite stars.

To celebrate the awards 10th birthday, limited tickets are available for purchase.

Your ticket gives you:

  • Access to the awards.
  • Access to the after party (same venue after the show).
  • Complimentary canapes on arrival.

Dress code: Birthday Black Tie

It is a platform that can springboard upcoming talents’ careers.

The awards were established to benefit the comedy industry in South Africa and on the continent by recognising and rewarding those who choose comedy as their career.

We bring the entire industry together to celebrate their peers and we want everyone else to celebrate them too.

Sponsors and Partners

The awards are brought to you by One-eyed Jack, a marketing and communications agency. 

Key Dates

Entries Open:

Monday 21 November 2022

Entries Close:

Sunday 8 January 2023 (7 weeks for entries. No extensions this year unfortunately)

Voting Opens (Comedians voting for comedians):

Tuesday 24 January 2023

Voting Closes (Comedians voting for comedians):

Tuesday 14 February 2023. (3 weeks for voting)

The Savanna Newcomer Showcase:

17 February 2023

(Top 20 voted newcomers get to perform 5 minutes of stand-up for the industry).  The top 5 nominees are shortlisted from this event

Newcomer category voting:

We’ll be in touch re voting deadlines for this category

Nominee Announcement Event:

Weds 8 March 2023

The Awards

15 April 2023

Public Voting Opens for 4x Weeks for 5x Categories:

Weds 8 March to Sunday 2 April 2023

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