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Kenyan Comedian Eric Omondi in Minnesota on April 5 2014

Prolific Kenyan comedian, Eric Omondi, brought his act to Minnesota on Saturday, April 5 2014 during his US tour. The comedian, who has taken a break from his appearance on Churchill Live on Kenya's NTV, entertained a packed house at the Rink located 30 miles west of the 'African Suburb' of Brooklyn Park in an event organized by Six Figures Audio.

[img src=http://mshale.com/wp-content/flagallery/kenyan-comedian-eric-omondi-in-minnesota-on-april-5-2014/thumbs/thumbs_mg_1124.jpg]Omondi with Crowd
Kenyan comedian, Eric Omondi, wades into the crowd and engages the audience during his appearance in Minnesota on April 5 2014 in Minnesota. Photo: Richard Ooga/Mshale.
[img src=http://mshale.com/wp-content/flagallery/kenyan-comedian-eric-omondi-in-minnesota-on-april-5-2014/thumbs/thumbs_mg_1050.jpg]Fanaka at Omondi
Fanaka, Artist and son of Minnesota based Kenyan-American promoter, George Ndege of Kilimanjaro Entertainment, was part of the pre-show entertainment at the Eric Omondi comedy show in Minnesota that was brought to town by Six Figures Audio. Photo: Richard Ooga/Mshale.
[img src=http://mshale.com/wp-content/flagallery/kenyan-comedian-eric-omondi-in-minnesota-on-april-5-2014/thumbs/thumbs_mg_1056.jpg]Omondi DJs
Minnesota based Kenyan-American rapper Mobisa (left) consults with the DJ before he goes on stage to warm up the crowd with a number in the delayed Eric Omondi comedy show which started two hours after the advertised time. Photo: Richard Ooga/Mshale.
[img src=http://mshale.com/wp-content/flagallery/kenyan-comedian-eric-omondi-in-minnesota-on-april-5-2014/thumbs/thumbs_clown-omondi.jpg]Omndi Clown
A clown was welcome entertainment for the many kids that showed up for the Omondi comedy show which started two hours late on April 5 2014. Photo: Richard Ooga/Mshale.
[img src=http://mshale.com/wp-content/flagallery/kenyan-comedian-eric-omondi-in-minnesota-on-april-5-2014/thumbs/thumbs_gor-mahia-omondi.jpg]Omondi Gor Mahia
Kenyan comedia eric Omondi (left) engages an attendee sporting a Gor Mahia jersey as he made jokes about the famous soccer club in Kenya. Gor Mahia is one of the oldest soccer clubs in the Kenya Premier Soccer League. Photo: Richard Ooga/Mshale.
[img src=http://mshale.com/wp-content/flagallery/kenyan-comedian-eric-omondi-in-minnesota-on-april-5-2014/thumbs/thumbs_mg_1128.jpg]Omondi Crowd
Kenyan comedian, Eric Omondi, wades into the crowd and engages the audience during his appearance in Minnesota on April 5 2014 in Minnesota. Photo: Richard Ooga/Mshale.
[img src=http://mshale.com/wp-content/flagallery/kenyan-comedian-eric-omondi-in-minnesota-on-april-5-2014/thumbs/thumbs_eddie.jpg]Eddie Audio
Eddie, proprietor of Six figures Audio which arranged and hosted the Omondi appearance in Minnesota, smiles in satisfaction for the accomplishment of bringing Omondi to town on April 5 2014. Photo: Richard Ooga/Mshale.
[img src=http://mshale.com/wp-content/flagallery/kenyan-comedian-eric-omondi-in-minnesota-on-april-5-2014/thumbs/thumbs_mg_1168.jpg]Omondi with Youth
Kenyan comedian Eric Omondi, brought children of Minnesota Kenyan-Americans onto the stage as part of his skit on April 5 2014. Photo: Richard Ooga/Mshale.
[img src=http://mshale.com/wp-content/flagallery/kenyan-comedian-eric-omondi-in-minnesota-on-april-5-2014/thumbs/thumbs_face-paint-omondi.jpg]Omondi Face Paint
Kids were kept busy with face painting as they awaited the start of the Omondi comedy show which started two hours after the advertised time on April 5 2014 in Monticello, Minnesota. Photo: Richard Ooga/Mshale.
[img src=http://mshale.com/wp-content/flagallery/kenyan-comedian-eric-omondi-in-minnesota-on-april-5-2014/thumbs/thumbs_happy-faces.jpg]Omondi Happy Faces
A happy couple at the Eric Omondi comedy show in Minnesota on April 5 2014. Omondi is on a US tour and came to Minnesota courtesy of Six Figures Audio. Photo: Richard Ooga/Mshale.
[img src=http://mshale.com/wp-content/flagallery/kenyan-comedian-eric-omondi-in-minnesota-on-april-5-2014/thumbs/thumbs_img_1024.jpg]Omondi Elderly
The audience at Eric Omondi comedy show was diverse with all ages coming to be part of the rare moment on April 5 2014 in Monticello, Minnesota. Photo: Richard Ooga/Mshale.
[img src=http://mshale.com/wp-content/flagallery/kenyan-comedian-eric-omondi-in-minnesota-on-april-5-2014/thumbs/thumbs_img_1034.jpg]Omondi Texter
With the Eric Omondi comedy show in Minnesota starting two hours late, this lady whiled the time while waiting for showtime by checking her phone. Photo: Richard Ooga/Mshale.
[img src=http://mshale.com/wp-content/flagallery/kenyan-comedian-eric-omondi-in-minnesota-on-april-5-2014/thumbs/thumbs_jambo_africa-at-omondi.jpg]Omondi Jambo Africa
Simone Acolatse of Jambo Africa Restaurant in Brooklyn Center did brisk business selling samosas and imported Kenyan sausages at the Eric Omondi show in Minnesota on April 5 2014. Acolatse, a native of Liberia owns Jambo Africa jointly with Kenyan native, George "jojo" Ndege of Kilimanjaro Entertainment. Photo: Richard Ooga/Mshale
[img src=http://mshale.com/wp-content/flagallery/kenyan-comedian-eric-omondi-in-minnesota-on-april-5-2014/thumbs/thumbs_jojo-at-omondi.jpg]Jojo at Omondi Show
"Jojo" of Kilimanjaro Entertainment and Jambo Africa Restaurant looks on at Eric Omondi comedy show in Minnesota on April 5 2014. Photo: Richard Ooga/Mshale.
[img src=http://mshale.com/wp-content/flagallery/kenyan-comedian-eric-omondi-in-minnesota-on-april-5-2014/thumbs/thumbs_vip-omondi.jpg]Omondi VIP
A section of the fans who were able to snag VIP seats at the Eric Omondi comedy show in Minnesota on April 5 2014. VIP seats were comfortable coaches stationed in the front two rows of the venue. Photo: Richard Ooga/Mshale.

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About Richard Ooga

Richard Ooga is a Mshale photojournalist and also runs and operates Epix Mobile Studios in Minneapolis.

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