Showbiz promotions company Xtratime Entertainment has announced the launch of the inaugural Sekerera Harare International Comedy Festival scheduled to take place between 7 to 9 August 2020.
The 3-day Comedy festival will feature some of the best comedians locally and from all over the world.
“We will have a host of Zimbabwean Comics based in and outside Zimbabwe performing at the festival. We will also have comedians from the African continent and the world participating at the festival.
Negotiations with targeted comedians from all over the world have started and line-ups and program will be released in due course,” explained Tongai Mbidzo Xtratime Ent Director and Spokesperson.
The organisers also said that the festival will be an annual event on the Zimbabwe entertainment scene.
As a build-up to the festival, a series of comedy shows with Zimbabwean and international Comedians will be hosted monthly, continuing what Xtratime Ent had been doing in previous yes.
Xtratime entertainment have previously successfully hosted sold-out comedy nights in Harare with some heavyweight comedians, namely Anne Kansiime (Uganda), Barry Hilton (South Africa), John Vlismas (South Africa), Alfred Kainga (USA), Carl Joshua Ncube,
Q Dube, Long John, Doc Vikela, Goliath and Goliath (South Africa) Gonyeti, Farhan Esat, Tinayeand Baba Tensen.
“We are optimistic and confident that the festival will be a huge success and welcomed on the Zimbabwean entertainment scene.
“We are experienced in the Comedy game and its high time we Level up by planting an annual permanent smile on Zimbabweans, hence the Festival name SEKERERA (Meaning Smile), said Tongai Mbidzo.