Revelers brave heavy rains to attend King Comes Home Comedy Event-Season 3

Posted on Apr 01, 2024
By Admin

By Nathan Eyagu


In a testament to their unwavering dedication to laughter and entertainment, Soroti's residents braved a relentless downpour to attend the third season of "The King Comes Home" comedy show hosted by the beloved Teso comedian Emma Napoleon, the event unfolded amidst the rain-soaked setting of Hyde Park on Easter Sunday, drawing attendees from all walks of life.


Despite the challenging weather conditions, the show proved to be a beacon of joy and camaraderie, showcasing the resilience and spirit of Soroti's community.


As the clock struck 9:00 pm, heavy rain poured down upon Hyde Park, threatening to dampen the spirits of those eagerly awaiting the comedy extravaganza. However, the downpour failed to deter the enthusiastic crowd, with attendees steadfastly remaining at the venue and newcomers braving the elements to join in the festivities. Despite the adverse conditions, the show pressed on, with the laughter of Soroti's residents echoing through the rain-soaked air.


Before the headline comedians took the stage, the audience was treated to a diverse array of performances, including captivating displays by EYOTAB students and local artists. These pre-show acts not only warmed up the crowd but also showcased the rich cultural tapestry of the region, setting the stage for an unforgettable evening of laughter and entertainment.


Teacher Mpamire, renowned for his hilarious portrayal of a classroom teacher, took to the stage at 11:30 pm, eliciting uproarious laughter from the crowd despite the cold temperatures induced by the high rainfall. His comedic antics not only entertained but also served to uplift the spirits of attendees, creating a sense of warmth and camaraderie amidst the storm.


Botswana's comedian Thapelo Malani despite his blindness, delivered a performance that transcended physical barriers, inspiring and motivating those in attendance. His resilience and humor resonated deeply with the audience, reminding them of the power of laughter to overcome adversity.


Dr. Hillary Okello, with his casual attire and razor-sharp wit, took the stage at 12:36 am, instantly captivating the crowd with his comedic prowess. His infectious laughter proved to be contagious, spreading throughout the audience and igniting a wave of joy and merriment.


In his closing remarks, comedian Emma Napoleon expressed gratitude to the resilient crowd for their overwhelming support, despite the inclement weather. He pledged to continue hosting the annual "The King Comes Home" comedy show, promising future editions that would captivate and delight audiences.


Additionally, he announced plans for a yearly comedy night dubbed "Kings of Comedy," scheduled for every 24th December, further solidifying Soroti's reputation as a hub of comedic excellence.


The third season of "The King Comes Home" comedy show stands as a testament to the indomitable spirit of Soroti's residents, who braved heavy rain and adverse conditions to partake in an evening of laughter and entertainment. 


Against the backdrop of Hyde Park, attendees were treated to a showcase of comedic talent that left them uplifted and inspired. As the event drew to a close, it was evident that the bonds forged amidst the rain-soaked revelry would endure, serving as a testament to the enduring power of community and laughter.


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