Amman Stand-Up Comedy Festival

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Country and Region JordanAmman
Type of Festival Comedy
Location of Festival Amman, Amman, Jordan
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Festival Description

The Amman Stand-Up Comedy Festival was launched with the aim of bringing together Jordanian, Arabic, and World comedians to Jordan. The festival seeks to present an event of cultural uniqueness, and to promote participation in local events. The Festival was developed in cooperation and partnership with the Arab-American Comedy Festival in New York. Each night of the festival program is devoted to thematic groups of participants including Arabic Comedy, Global Comedy, Prominent comedians from around the world.

The Amman Stand-Up Comedy Festival took place for the first time in December 2008 with production assistance from the New York Arab-American Comedy Festival. For more about the festival in New York, USA visit

Festival Dates April 2012
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  • Al-Hussein Cultural Center
    Ras El-Ein


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