Johannesburg, 17th August 2016: While Johannesburg waits with baited breath for news of the recent coalition talks, a dramatic turn of events has emerged.
Former presidential candidate, Wonderboy, has humbly accepted the mandate to serve as the Johannesburg Executive Mayor. He has single-handedly been responsible for the formation of the #JICF Coalition, whose first order of business will be to #DeclareTheFunnyKey to its mandate, the #JICF Coalition will be to host the Johannesburg International Comedy Festival from 4th-6thNovember 2016 in the precincts of Braamfontein and Newtown. Mayor in waiting Wonderboy, plans to complete the long race to transformation in the inner city through a clear ownership of ‘the funny’ over the course of the festival.
This festival has been reported to be the biggest independent international comedy festival in Africa, and will bring together over 50 local, continental, and international ‘councilors, comrades and experts’, performing in 13 shows across 6 venues, in a 3-day comedy caucus.
Visit the JICF website, www.jicf.co.za on Wednesday 17th for the announcement of critical comedy ward councilors.
Follow @JICF_ZA on Twitter, FaceBook and @jicf_sa on Instagram, to get regular updates.
Tickets for the Johannesburg International Comedy Festival can be purchased at www.ticketpros.co.za with a variety of ticketing options, from Wednesday 17th August.