Dubai Comedy Festival a must visit for comedy lovers this October

Dubai Comedy Festival a must visit for comedy lovers this October

Hannibal Buress, Jerrod Carmichael and Nitin Mirani  lined up  for some  seriously funny gags  at the region’s largest comedy festival

Nitin Mirani (1)In its Maiden year Dubai Comedy Festival  from October 15-14, 2015 starts with a bang with  world’s top comedians  to entertain you to laugh your heart out! The festival   reinforces the emirate’s emergence as a global events and entertainment destination through a 10-day programme of events, activities, promotions and appearances by local, regional and international comedians.

Poised to be the largest annual comedy festival in the Middle East, Dubai Comedy Festival offers a first-class and highly accessible entertainment programme for the emirate’s residents and visitors. With a range of languages represented throughout its diverse line-up of events, Dubai Comedy Festival plays a key role in showcasing Dubai as a regional and international hub of comedy and entertainment and home to outstanding local and regional talent.

The Dubai Comedy Festival will see some of the world’s best comedians lined up for this year. Including the Renowned American stand-up and Comedy Central favorite Hannibal Buress as well as one of Variety magazine’s Top Ten Comics to watch, Jerrod Carmichael will join international funnyman Dave Chappelle and new host of ‘The Daily Show’ Trevor Noah in what is set to be the region’s largest comedy festival. Also added to the programme is the homegrown international comedian, UAE and India’s representative in ‘The Funniest Person in the World 2015’ competition, Nitin Mirani.

A purpose-built 4,500 seat venue at Skydive Dubai will be the stage for two Main Gig weekends, which will include an opening night of Arabic Comedy, second night performance from Hannibal Buress and Jerrod Carmichael on 16th October as well as a closing weekend that will see Dave Chappelle take the stage on 22nd and the 23rdOctober and Trevor Noah perform on Saturday 24th October. Nitin Mirani will headline ‘Desi Invasion’ on Saturday October 17th, performing alongside Atul Khatri, Abish Mathew, Kenneth Sebastian and Neeti Palta. Local funny man Ali Al Sayed, Saudi Arabian YouTube sensation Bader Saleh and Las Vegas headlining Comedy Magician Mac King will also feature during the festival. Other highlights include the Comedy Strip @ JBR Walk, which will host a number of unique and hilarious Comedy Nights, and free daily street performances.

Tickets are now on sale at and are available in four categories Diamond, Platinum, Gold and Silver. As excitement mounts for what promises to be an exhilarating and entertaining ten days of gigs, shows and performances, fans are urged to book now and bag their spot to see these superstar comics and the stellar line-up of supporting local, regional and global comedy talent in action.

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