Stand up: Nour El Refai
Nour El Refai is Nour fucking El Refai! No matter if she is speaking about mundane things, such as buying a sandwich at a coffee shop or society’s structural issues, she does so with great engagement. Time and time again she shows us that its possible to create comedy that is both very funny and intelligent, and with her sharp tongue, comedic timing and so much warmth she has stolen our hearts. In 2016 she was awarded “female comedian of the year” at the Swedish Stand up Awards. No matter if she’s performing at Norra Brunn or in Melodifestivalen Nour almost makes us wet ourselves from laughing too much and at the same time has us questioning societal norms. With the national, appraised and sold-out show “En komisk depression” Nour has showed us that she is one of out times greatest and most important comedians who not only takes on the world with a great sense of humour, but also with the gravest severity.