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The Geniuses Of Comedy Make Their Debut At The Singapore Festival Of Fun, Clarke Quay

February 14, 2017 Destination ASEAN No Comments Email Email

Back by popular demand, the 4th edition of the Magners Singapore International Comedy Festival (MSICF) is here to leave you in stiches once again. As part of one of the three pillars of fun incorporated into the inaugural Singapore Festival of Fun (11-19 March), from the 16th to the 19th of March 2017, come down to Clarke Quay and catch 11 of the geniuses of stand-up comedy as they make a pit stop in Singapore on their much-anticipated Asian tour across the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia. 12 comedians from around the world; Canada, USA, Ireland, UK, India, New Zealand and Malaysia in 6 locations in Singapore namely F-Club, Maziga, McGettigan’s, Crazy Elephant, Warehouse, and Paulaner CQ, united by a single vision – to leave you on the floor aching with laughter.

With names like Andre King (New Zealand), John Robertson (Australia), Dan La Morte (USA), and Lars Callieou (Canada), among the 12 international and regionally recognized comedians gracing the program line-up this year, the organizers have clearly fine-tuned their selections. And with the 4th edition of the MSICF being part of the wider Singapore Festival of Fun happening from the 11th to the 19th of March 2017, the MICFS is definitely a grand finale that you need to catch in the act.

Of course, no festival in March would be complete without the observing of St Patrick’s Day. For the highlight of this festival, the organizers are sending in the Irish. On the 18th of March at McGettigan’s, an exotic platter of Irishmen; Aidan Killian and comedy circuit favourite Matthew Giffen (half-Irish), combine forces in an all Celtic showcase of true Irish wit even the pious St Patrick won’t be able to contain his giggles. According to Matt Bennett, organiser of the inaugural Singapore Festival of Fun “We have searched the world for the brightest and best in stand up comedy. This year’s line-up of comedians are truly the crème de la crème of the business, ”

Sponsored by Magners, “Magners Irish Cider is thrilled to be associated with and the naming rights sponsor of the Magners Singapore International Comedy Festival. We have a long association with comedy in many markets around the world, particularly the UK. Being 100% imported from Ireland and a world-class brand, Magners is very much looking forward to bringing some top-notch comedy to Singapore.” Said Andrew Herd, Marketing Manager (APAC) of C&C International.

Meet the comedians and street performers at our SG Festival of Fun Party on 16 March 2017, Thursday at Warehouse located near Clarke Quay’s Fountain Square. Complimentary Magners cider and finger foods will be served from 6.30pm to 7.30pm for invited guests and VIP tickets only.

Organised by Magic Rock Pte Ltd, the Magners Singapore International Comedy Festival 2017 is one of the largest international comedy events in Singapore. Early Bird Tickets are available from or through WAAVE ( More information available on and

Singapore Festival of Fun is organised by Magic Rock Pte Ltd, in collaboration with Clarke Quay and Nickelodeon.

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