• The 2017 Jive Cape Town Funny Festival, delivered by Turkish Airlines, will take place between 10 July and 6 August. As Cape Town's only premier event in winter, and featuring a host of local and international performers, Funny Festival is your ultimate winter tonic.

Eddy Cassar Public Relations: An Event Leader

Eddy Cassar Public Relations and Promotions was established in 1987 and operates in Cape Town.
Over the past two decades, the company has offered its PR services to some of the most high-profile events in the Mother City, and has since expanded to include event organising.

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Dalin Oliver at #CTFunnyFestival 2017

Dalin Oliver is a Cape Town based comedian and the sports presenter on Good Hope FM’s Breakfast show with Nigel Pierce. His passion for the performance arts was trigged in 2010 when he won the UCT leg of Good Hope FM’s Campus DJ Search. A few months later the comedy bug bit and the qualified(…)


What it takes to put this all together

Show producer, Eddy Cassar shares the ins and outs of the festival, and just what goes in to putting this brilliant show together every year! Putting together the Jive Cape Town Funny Festival delivered by Turkish Airlines is no easy task. Top comic Tumi Morake observed one year and commented. “I’ve worked it out. Eddy(…)


Bulk Discounts

The Jive Cape Town Funny Festival delivered by Turkish Airlines offers incredible bulk booking discounts. The more you buy, the bigger you save! This is a brilliant fund raising platform for your club, group, or team. So gather your friends and start selling. The 2017 pricing structure offers massive savings: 1 – 9 tickets –(…)


Welcome back, Marc Lottering!

We are ecstatic to welcome Marc Lottering back to the Baxter Theatre stage for #CTFunnyFest 2017! Marc Lottering hails from Cape Town, and is one of South Africa’s top comedians.  He has been in the funny business for 17 years and continues to keep audiences in stitches across the country. Lottering has extensive experience in(…)


“Roosta” at #CTFunnyFest 2017

Originally from the Eastern Cape, Ndumiso Lindi is a brilliant and genuinely funny South Africa comedian, commonly known as The Roosta. His intuition and intellect give him a firm grasp of the nation’s collective funny bone, hence he appeals to a huge spectrum of the population. His deep voice, booming laughter, soul-warming smile, booming and(…)


He’s Back! Mario Queen of the Circus (US) – Full Festival

Mario Queen of the Circus is a born showman and expert in both circus artistry and comedy. Mario comes brimming with unbridled passion. The Latin lothario’s hilarious full-length show and irresistible variety numbers have wooed audiences all over the world.   His unique mix of complex juggling tricks and universal sex appeal can only find(…)


INTRODUCING: Loyiso Madinga (10-22 July)

  You can’t tell from any distance but Loyiso Madinga is taller than he looks. In fact, he’s a giant on the inside. Having burst onto the comedy scene with a murderous set at Awednesday Comedy he set the stage alight when he won the Graça Comedy Showdown in 2012 (just 3 shows after his(…)


Meet Paul Dabek (UK) 10 July-1 August

Paul’s dynamic and high-energy style, has garnered him multiple accolades and awards, sending him and his cheeky brand of magic to audiences across six continents. The London-based comedic magician comes from a background of extensive theatrical experience and has established himself as one of the finest rising stars in the world of magic. His recent(…)


Welcome Captain Frodo (NOR) – Full Festival

The son of a travelling Norwegian magician, Captain Frodo was born with the strange ability to be able to dislocate almost every joint in his body. Alongside his father he spent most of his childhood on the road performing throughout Scandinavia and Europe. After finishing a stint at a circus school in England he travelled(…)


He’s Back! Alan Committie at 2017 #CTFunnyFest

Alan Committie is one of South Africa’s leading stand-up comics, character comedians, award winning actor, comedy writer, theatre director and Master of Ceremonies. His wealth of talent makes him a true comedy genius and a wealth of comedy information. He is renowned for his one man shows and his 950 plus performances in Defending the(…)