Churchill Commedy Show

churchill live show
Key objectives of the measure:

The main objective of the churchill commedy show is to tap, nurture and link to the market new artistic talents in the area of commedy. The show is aired on local national televison and quite popular with wide viewership.  Currently the show is aired on NTV twice a week and i s also showcased  to live audiences once a month at a popular private entertainment space/ hotel. The show targets new young commedians and provides an opportunity for  them during auditions and those found with unique and talents in commedy are provided an opportunity to perform during the Live performance show. The best of the performers from the live show  are showcased on the television show.The show during the last four years has nurtured and linked to the market and industry many commedians who now earn livelihoods from   such performaces.The commedy show has created a platform for tapping new comedians and has created a unique  outlet for showcasing new talents in the field of commedy.

Scope of the measure:
Nature of the measure:
Main feature of the measure:

The main feature of the measure is that the  measure  targets young people with talents on commedy. The measure targets yougn disadvataged youth out of school who woul in normal circumstances  not get an opportunity to express their talents and get known or link with the market. Commedy is among the most difficult  art  genres for an artist to make it in kenya. The show is an initiative of a private citizen who is also a commedian who made it through difficult circumstances and wished to give back to society by supporting young talents in commedy has had great impact in promotion of the sector. 

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

-promotion of talents

- enjoyment of cultural expressions

- creation of oppotunities for youth to earn from their talents

- increase in local cultural expressions on TV

- creation of networks of artists

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

Private initiative not funded by government

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