A night of endless laughter at GIMC comedy


A number of revellers saw it fit to attend the famous Gaborone International Music and Culture Week’s (GIMC) comedy. The event was hosted at Maitisong Theatre on Thursday evening.

Opening up the show was local comedian, Baldwin Bals also known as Bals, who warmed up the room for the night’s Master of Ceremonies (MC), Tips Shampoo from South Africa.

Thapelo Seemise, also known as TIPS ("Through Inspiration People Succeed") or Tips Shampoo, is a South African comedian, actor, choreographer and dancer best known for his role as Shampoo in the feature film Taxi Ride and its spin-off series of the same name. Shampooniza, as affectionately known by his diehard fans' energy on the stand up comedy could not go unnoticed. He got the audience cracking in laughter throughout the night. His jokes came naturally and he made jokes about everyday life experiences.

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