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SMALLZ EMBRACING VERNACULAR COMEDY

By Andile Dlamini | 2018-06-13

AFTER observing the gap in the local comedy circle for acts performing in Siswati, Smallz is set to host a show at The George Hotel in Manzini.

The show which will be held on July 27,  will be the first of its kind as the main acts are promising to give the audience something they have never experienced.

With most comedians performing in English, Smallz the comedian plans to embrace SiSwati during his upcoming show ‘The Cuppachino Comedy July Night.’

With Gedlembane also headlining the show, comedy fans are sure to be thrilled with laughter in a vernacular setting.

This will be the pint sized comedian’s first show as the sole headliner alongside yet another funny man Gedlembane.

The comedian also confirmed the above saying it would be the first time he did a show themed with his own idea, where he plans to bring back local comedy through story telling in the Siswati language. 

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Gedlembane being a comedian that has always embraced performing in the Siswati language said he felt as locals had embraced foreign ways of doing things. In this show, he wants to incorporate the Swazi way of living so that he can give the audience material they can relate to.

The use of Siswati does not however mean that comedy fans who want to listen to jokes rendered in English would be left out. the show will be 80 per cent Siswati.

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