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The Jive Cape Town Funny Festival has come to represent something more for this city… It is a unique experience that attracts a diverse and loyal group each year. – Weekend Argus

 

 

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Tickets for the 2019 Jive Cape Town Funny Festival, delivered by Turkish Airlines, are selling fast! Don’t get left out in the cold – visit Webtickets and secure your seats for some great comedy this winter!

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** For discounted block bookings, charities, corporate bookings and fundraisers please call 021 685 7880 and chat to Sharon Ward or Carmen Kearns.

[ PERFORMERS ]

Every year, performers are hand-picked for the unique contribution they will make to the year's overall line-up. The Jive Cape Town Funny Festival has earned such a stellar reputation among international talent, that their appointment is often due to personal recommendation from previous performers.

ABOUT THE
CAPE TOWN FUNNY FESTIVAL

Eddy Cassar Public Relations founded the country’s first comedy festival way back in 1997. Over the years the project evolved into the Jive Cape Town Funny Festival, delivered by Turkish Airlines –  a month-long winter comedy variety show that runs at the Baxter Theatre.

In addition to showcasing the country’s great diversity and humour, the Funny Festival secures a range of speciality acts from around the world, giving the project its unique characteristic.

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[ LATEST NEWS ]

Read the latest Cape Town Funny Festival news updates.

03
May 2019

Nine Finalists For Cape Town’s Funniest New Comic Search

The Kasi World Comedy Showdown,  the new initiative of the Jive Cape Town Funny Festival, which for the last four weeks has combed the Cape…

30
Apr 2019

Funny Festival Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary

That the Jive Cape Town Funny Festival is celebrating a fifteen year milestone is noteworthy. However, the real success is that it plays to absolutely…

14
Mar 2019

Searching The Townships For Cape Town’s Funniest New Comic

A new initiative of the Jive Cape Town Funny Festival is to search the entire city and uncover for Cape Town’s next great comic. The…

[ EVENT PARTNERS ]

The Jive Cape Town Funny Festival, delivered by Turkish Airlines, is a success due to the involvement of these generous event partners. Thank you for being a part of the Funny Festival family.