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Filipino comedian wins prelim rounds, to join finals tonight

Apolinario “Pule” Mapacpac, the Filipino actor-comedian based in Thailand has won the preliminary rounds of comedy contest billed as “The Big V Comedy Competition” on Saturday, January 23, at the Royal Oak, Sukhumvit Soi 33/1.

The contest sponsored by the Comedy Club Bangkok will have its finals tonight, January 29, at 8:00. Tonight’s winner will get ฿20,000 cash and฿ 5,000 for the runner-up. The winner will also travel to Singapore in March to go head to head with other regional winners from the Philippines, Singapore, and Vietnam in a Comedy Central televised final and will take home cash prize of SG$1000 AND the dream opportunity to perform for 7 nights at the largest comedy festival in the world, Edinburgh Fringe 2016. All as part of ‘THE MAGNERS INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL’.

The said competition is here for the first time as part of the preparation for the planned first international comedy festival “THE MAGNERS INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL”.

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