Top Filipino comedians to wow Doha fans on Feb 17
DOHA FILIPINO stand-up comedians Kim Idol and Ate Gay are set to be part of an entertaining post-Valentine show in Doha on February 17.
The event titled ‘Lolz! My Funniest Valentines with Ate Gay and Kim Idol, Live in Qatar!’ will be staged in two sessions — 4pm and 8pm — at the Sheraton Hotel’s Al Majlis ballroom.
It is being organised by newly-formed event management firm Fresh Events and Productions. The artistes to feature in the show are renowned in the Philippines for their distinct humour and singing prowess.
The performers not only entertain home audiences with their rib-tickling humour but also frequently entertain overseas Filipino expatriates at concerts.
This will be the second such event for Kim Idol in Qatar. His debut in Doha, previously with comedian K Brosas, was a success.
However, the forthcoming post-Valentine show will be Ate Gay’s first event in the country. The comedian rose to fame for his wacky impersonation of popular Filipina actress Nora Aunor.
“We chose Kim Idol and Ate Gay because we enjoyed Kim’s show last year in Doha and we also follow Ate Gay’s performances a lot. We’ve noticed that the duo have a good rapport on stage. So, we decided to invite them together. We expect the show to be fun-filled and entertaining. Our fellow Kababayans (compatriots) will be delighted watching them perform,” Celia Alamo-Jacob of Fresh Events and Productions told Qatar Tribune on Friday.
Kim Idol used to be a cohost in Eat Bulaga, Philippines’ longest running television programme. He is also popular in top comedy circles across Manila. The performer’s style and talent matches with the likes of international comedian Jerry Seinfield and Filipino comedy veterans Jon Santos and Arnell Ignacio.
Ate Gay, on the other hand, is one of the most sought-after stand-up comedians in premier comedy bars in the Philippines. He is a regular at Klownz Comedy Bar and Library.
Tickets for the post- Valentine show are priced at QR65 and will be available at Filipino Community Center, Central Café, Asian Chef, The Philippine Store, Metro Manila Saloon and Boracay Restaurant.