Comedians such as Salvado will be part of the tour.
Comedians such as Salvado will be part of the tour.

 KAMPALA-Mirinda, a leading brand of Crown Beverages Limited, the home of the best quality soft drinks in Uganda, has today announced that it will resume the Mirinda Comedy tour across the country from July 18 to September 25, 2015.

Mirinda has invested a sum of Shs300 million in the project. The tour will begin in Jinja and Mbarara consecutively will see the country’s most lauded acts in standup comedy such Salvado, Kapale, Arthur Da Vaccine, Mad Rat, Amooti, Alex Muhangi, Dolibondo, Chico, Snake and Zolo, Ronnie Macvex, who will battle it out for the crown of the king of Mirinda Comedy.

According to Timothy Luzinda, Mirinda Brand Manager, the tour will also create an opportunity for new talent in selected districts to perform on stage and stand a chance to be recruited into the entertainment industry.

“This year, we are coming on bigger and better with the Mirinda Comedy Tour. We have planned to storm 12 districts across the four regions with the cream of comedy in the country. This weekend, we shall be at the Heat in Mbarara and at the same time we’ll be at Laftaz comedy lounge in Jinja”, Luzinda said. “There will also be an opportunity for those who believe they have got the talent to showcase what they can do in front of hundreds of comedy fans. This could be their turning point and entry into the industry as well.”

He further added that the tour is in line with the Mirinda brand DNA which is fun, youthful, bold and spontaneous among other things. “Comedy is part of our brand DNA. As Mirind