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NYE Masquerade in Portland
First time with us? Watch this recap from our NYE last year: After consistently rocking Jai Ho! Dance Party in 6 cities across the west coast, New Orleans & Denver in 2018, DJ Prashant brings the magic home to Portland to dance you into 2019. Bollywood Dreams Entertainment invites you to: ༺ NEW YEAR'S EVE MASQUERADE ༻ Bollywood, Bhangra & World Music Dance Party GET TICKETS: Two separate dance floors, 5 top class DJs, multiple mesmerizing performers under 1 roof! Underneath the mask, we are all one - just star stuff waiting for our time to shine. We believe music & dance transcend language, nationality, skin color & other labels. As the tense 2018 comes to a close, we invite you to take your mask off & connect with authenticity on the dance floor to celebrate our unity in diversity. In 2017, we launched "Dance United", a global bass dance party featuring music & DJs from around the world. For our NYE Masquerade, we are taking over both Hawthorne Lounge & Theater, two dance floors under one roof alongside some of West Coast's finest DJs & performers. The lounge will feature world music while the theater will reverberate with Bollywood-Bhangra tunes. So whether you like Bollywood, Bhangra, EDM, Latin or Global Bass music there is something for everyone to dance you into 2010 at our most comprehensive NYE offering yet. To add to the mystique of the night, your tickets will include a fancy mask & other party favors. MONDAY, DEC[masked] HAWTHORNE THEATRE 1507 SE 39th Ave, Portland, OR In The Theater: DJ Prashant Latest Music: Dance Videos: Alongside: DJ Skee In The Lounge: DJs MARK & LYNN DJ MONKARCH (Arthy Villegas) Performances by: PRAVEEN LATA RAM JAI HO! DANCE TROUPE BAKSANA More Special Guests TBA. SPECIALS: - A fancy mask included in ticket price - Face painting & Henna by donation - Tarot card reading - Dance Lesson w/ Prashant @ 10 pm - Two dance floors with multiple entertainment options - Dance Performances by Jai Ho! Dance Troupe & Special Guests TBA - World music in Lounge - Bollywood & Bhangra music with DJ Skee & DJ Prashant in Theater - Professional Photography & Videography DETAILS: - Doors open 8:00 pm (lounge), 9:00pm (theater) - Strictly 21+ - Address: 1507 SE 39th Ave, Portland OR 97217 - Limited tickets will be available at the door, $45 till 10 pm, prices subject to increase afterward. PRASHANT: TEDx Talk: Dance Videos: Latest Music: TV News: Instagram: Founder of Jai Ho! Dance Party & Dance United, Prashant is an ex-Intel engineer turned Choreographer & DJ based out of Portland, Oregon. His effervescent personality & charisma instantly strikes a chord with audiences of all ages & backgrounds. Prashant regularly performs across the United States moving masses with an open format DJ set to an irresistible blend of world's greatest dance music. The interactive dance lessons cleverly disguised in his performance compel everybody to rock the dance floor, transforming any dance party into a full-fledged Bollywood musical within minutes. DJ SKEE: Shashi Kiran a.k.a DJ Skee is a dancer and DJ residing in Portland, Oregon. Born and raised in the South Indian cosmopolitan city of Bangalore. Shashi grew up on Bollywood and other Indian regional movies with exposure to diverse cultures, music and dance. His dance style is influenced by Indian classical styles, such as Bharatanatyam, Bhangra, and Folk; and, western staples including Latin, Hip-hop, Contemporary, and Jazz. His love and passion for dancing and music naturally transitioned him into DJ'ing.

Hawthorne Theatre

1507 SE 39th Ave · Portland, OR

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    What we're about

    This group and these parties are for ANYONE who likes to make friends, socialize and dance Bollywood-Bhangra while doing so.

    Every month the Jai Ho! Meetup takes place on second Fridays at The Secret Society.

    Come early before 10 pm to find reserved area for meetup, check our Indian drink specials & socialize with meetup friends.

    Henna by donation all night long

    Fun and easy to learn dance lessons with Prashant at 10 pm.

    Stay late to show off your new moves on the dance floor.

    ★ Jai Ho! Dance Party ★

    Teleport to the dream city, Mumbai, home to the alluring Bollywood film industry at the Jai Ho! Dance Party.

    Jai Ho! (victory to you) is a dance party featuring authentic and crossover Indian Dance Music (Bollywood & Bhangra). It has a new flavor (theme) every month.

    Jai Ho! is a celebration of Bollywood Music & Dancing, it's not just a dance party, it's like being in a Bollywood Musical. It's an invitation to be goofy, to smile, make friends on the dance floor, to sing & dance all night long!

    Dance lessons, dance performances and LIVE singing – make Jai Ho! an experience where anyone and everyone joins the fun and dances, regardless of age, culture or nationality.

    Enjoy the photos from our previous parties here (, download the music played at our parties here ( & the videos here (

    The man behind Jai Ho! is the Choreographer, DJ & Singer - Prashant (, hailing from Mumbai, India, Prashant is celebrated as one of the most exuberant & energetic Bollywood entertainers in North America.

    This meetup is organized by Bollywood Dreams Entertainment.

    ★ Bollywood Dreams Entertainment (LLC) ★

    Founded to enrich NW's Musical Experience by producing authentic Indian Entertainment events!

    Mumbai born President, Prashant Kakad (Cornell Alum, and former Intel Engineer) is the multi talented face of BDE. A Singer, DJ, and Dance Instructor, his mission is to enrich the U.S. musical experience by drawing and presenting the best talent, straight from India.

    In addition to Jai Ho!, BDE produces high quality wedding & corporate events!

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