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Portland - Party Like A Bollywood Star
Tickets: Bollywood Dreams Entertainment invites you to come dressed to bedazzle and 'Party Like A Bollywood Star'! ________________________ Jai Ho! Dance Party EIGHT YEAR ANNIVERSARY Hosted by: DJ Prashant Saturday January 20, 2018 WHISKEY BAR 31 Northwest 1st Avenue, Portland, OR With resident DJs: DJ Ki & DJ Skee - Shashi Featuring: Brittany Newton JAI HO! DANCE TROUPE ELLIOT ON DHOL VERONE TAROT READER ________________________ OUR STORY: On January 22, 2010, like-minded friends founded Jai Ho! Dance Party in Portland to share their love for all things Bollywood & over the years it has become the only ethnic dance party that regularly spans across the United States. In the last 8 years, at 233 shows, Jai Ho! has featured over 100 local, national & International artists. We couldn't have made it this far without your support Portland family. It's because of YOU that we were able to bring India's festive elements such as Holi Colors, Diwali Lights & Dandiya Sticks to the American nightlife infusing it with our core values of inclusivity, community and sharing positive vibes. ________________________ SPECIALS: - Henna by donation - Interactive Dance Lesson @ 11pm - Professional Photography - Dhol percussion by Elliot - Tarot readings by Verone - Dance performances by Brittany Newton - Jai Ho Dance Troupe - Special guests: DJ KI & DJ SKEE - Dance non-stop, all night long with DJ Prashant DETAILS: Doors open 10pm Strictly 21+, official ID required Address: 31 Northwest 1st Avenue, Portland, OR ________________________ PRASHANT: TEDx Talk - Bollywood The Timing Is Right: MUSIC: INSTAGRAM: MEDIA COVERAGE: A one-of-a-kind Bollywood entertainer, Prashant is a singer, choreographer, MC & DJ with one simple agenda, to make people dance all night long to an irresistible blend of world's greatest dance beats. Prashant's effervescent personality & charisma instantly strikes a chord with audiences of all ages & backgrounds. Through his energetic performances, Prashant has moved masses across both coasts of America, Panama, Costa Rica & India. His interactive dance lessons in his DJ set transform any dance party into a full fledged Bollywood musical within minutes. DJ KI: Born in India & raised in Oregon - Madhuri Feldman aka DJ Ki is a resident DJ for Jai Ho! Dance Party & Bollywood Dreams Entertainment. Madhuri is also a dancer with the Jai Ho! Dance Troupe, she enjoys singing & playing guitar in her spare time. 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. ELLIOT ON DHOL: Our newest addition to the Jai Ho! Dance Party team, is the delightful, break-dancing percussionist, Elliot! When he's not on the Dhol, you'll find him free-style dancing or producing music. VERONE TAROT READER: An acupuncturist, oracle, artist, occult researcher, priestess and ceremonialist living in Portland, Oregon. • What to bring • Important to know Tickets:

The Whiskey Bar

31 NW 1st Ave · Portland, OR

What we're about

Public Group

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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