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Saturday, April 8, 2017


 (Anasia Govender aka Analakshmi)

Why not laugh your way through the long weekend when the Easter Comedy Festival hits the stage at Sibaya Casino?

The family friendly show boasts a line-up of some of Durban’s finest comedians including a pair who’re actually closely related and both doing extremely well on the local comedy scene.

Durban’s own YouTube viral sensation, Annalakshmi (real name is Anasia Govender) - took audiences by storm with her parody video of a hit Ed Sheeran song, enticing customers to visit her restaurant, Chilli Kadhai. The chef-by-day, stand-up-comic-by-night has been blazing stages across town.

Her son, and rising comedy star in his own right, Kamz Govender, has advanced in just a few months from open mic gigs to headlining shows, sharing stages with the likes of John Vlismas, Loyiso Gola and Dillan Oliphant and performed at the esteemed Cape Town Comedy Club recently.

The duo will both perform at the Easter Comedy Festival marking the first time they’ll work the same comedy festival together.

Added to the heavyweights bringing on the long weekend laughs are hit comedians Carvin H Goldstone, Arnotte Payne, Mfundo Ndovela, Darryl Williams, Andrew Hughes and more. The 100% clean and family friendly show is the ideal way to relax over a bundle of laughs and nostalgia on the long weekend.

The Easter Comedy Festival runs from April 14 to 16 at Sibaya Casino with shows on Friday and Saturday at 20h00 and on Sunday at 15h00. Tickets R150 booked through Computicket or reserve seats via 083 2915702.