Pablo, Salvador Nominated in World’s Funniest Person Competition

Pablo, Salvador Nominated in World’s Funniest Person Competition

By Serestino Tusingwire

Uganda’s top comedians Patrick Idringi aka Salvador and Kenneth Kimuli aka Pablo have been nominated in the world’s funniest person competition.

Salvador and Pablo are among the 88 comedians selected from 56 countries across the globe for the coveted award.

According to, the $100,000 (about 330m) grand prize awaits for the winner.

The champion will also become a comedy peace world ambassador.

The competition is an initiative by Laugh Factory to promote world peace through smiles and laughter.

Salvador confirmed the news saying: “My God, this love you have shown is amazing. We are in top 20 in just a day. Voting closes October 2, I am just humbled by the love. We got this,” wrote Salvador.

Pablo also confirmed the development: “Greetings my friends. I am glad to inform you that I have been entered for an international comedy competition for the funniest comedian in the world.”

Voting has already started, the number of shares, likes, comments, downloads and views will determine who qualifies to the next round.

The competition‘s grand finale will take place in Helsinki, Finland from December 4 to 10.