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.

Come early before 10 pm to find reserved area for meetup, get our special drink Chai-tini & socialize with meetup friends.

FREE Henna till 10 pm.

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).

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.

The man behind Jai Ho! is the Choreographer, DJ & Singer - Prashant (https://fb.com/dreamprashant), 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, LLC.

Performance videos:

WDS 2013 LIVE performance (Video)

Dance Lesson Chikni Chameli (Video)

Learn to Dance Bollywood Gangnam Style (video)

Music:

http://www.youtube.com/BollywoodMixtape

https://soundcloud.com/jaihoparty/sets

In Media:

Prashant & Jai Ho! Dance Troupe spreading Bollywood in Portland – KGW-TV (Video)

Prashant is creating a new kind of club culture, where the east meets the west – KING5 TV(Video)

Vanguard for emerging cultural movement – The Asian Reporter

Making Bhangra & Bollywood big in Portland - The Oregonian

Bringing Bollywood to Portland – Oregon Music News

Upcoming events (2)

Afrobeats Meets Bollywood Night in Seattle

Nectar Lounge

It's time to go to India but first, we will stop in Africa. Come experience the mashup of two of the world's hottest dance music genres, rockout to music like this Afrobeats-Bhangra remix by DJ Prashant: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=396sxXkK5xU. At a time when so much seems to divide us, we look to music from across the world as a way to unite once more. On the dance floor, where you come from and where you're going ceases to matter; all that matters is the here and the now. ༺༻ Afrobeats Meets Bollywood Night in Seattle A global bass dance party dedicated to unity, featuring Afro-Caribbean & Bollywood sounds! GET TICKETS HERE: http://bit.ly/SEA_May26 ༺༻ Sunday, May 26th NECTAR LOUNGE 412 N. 36th Street Seattle, WA ༺༻ Hosted by: DJ PRASHANT Hailing from Mumbai, living in Portland, founder of Jai Ho! Dance Party & Dance United. ༺༻ Featuring: DJ NAYIRAM (SEATTLE) Bringing a wide variety of Afrobeats and diverse genres ༺༻ FEATURING: - Interactive Dance Lesson @ 10 pm - Professional Photography - Special guest DJ set: DJ Nayiram - Featuring special guest performers DETAILS: - Doors open 9 pm - Strictly 21+, official ID required - FREE to a limited number of first time attendees to Jai Ho! Dance Party - $12 Groups of 4+, $15 Advanced, $18 At The Door - Address: 412 N. 36th Street, Seattle, WA ༺༻ DANCE UNITED: Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/danceunitedpdx/ Founded by an immigrant & an engineer turned DJ, Prashant - Dance United brings musicians & DJs together for a night celebrating our unity in diversity. Dance United launched in June 2017 with a Latin & Indian theme, it bridged the gap between Middle & Far East with Turkey & Indian Night in July & in September we are thrilled to present a mashup of Afrobeats & bollywood. Dance United is a branch off of Jai Ho! Dance Party that host our monthly hit parties in SF, PDX and Seattle. ༺༻ DJ PRASHANT: TEDx Talk: https://youtu.be/Ab-gco2qYyU Dance Videos: http://YouTube.com/DanceWithPrashant Music: http://YouTube.com/DreamPrashant News: http://bit.ly/news_coverage Instagram: http://instagram.com/DreamPrashant Founder of Jai Ho! Dance Party & Dance United, Prashant is an Indian born ex-Intel engineer turned Bollywood sensation. With over 10 years of experience performing across the US, Prashant's effervescent personality & charisma instantly strikes a chord with audiences of all ages & backgrounds. A one-of-a-kind Bollywood showman, this triple threat singer, choreographer, & DJ has a simple agenda, to make you dance all night long. While deeply rooted in Bollywood & Bhangra music, his DJ sets often feature an irresistible blend of some of the world's hottest dance music genres. The interactive dance lessons sprinkled in his DJ sets compel everybody to rock the dance floor, transforming any dance party into a full-fledged Bollywood musical within minutes. ༺༻ DJ NAYIRAM (SEATTLE): https://www.facebook.com/djnayiram/ DJ Nayiram is an articulate, musically driven person who entertains with the art of music. He enjoys playing all genres and with his wide taste for rhythms and beats, he transforms his skills in a profound way by moving crowds and delivering quality mixings. In his opinion, a DJ must always play what he loves and ignore what's "trendy" because true passion always eclipses what's fashionable. ༺༻ FAQs: Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event? Strictly 21+, please bring state issued ID or passport. What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Plenty of street parking available. Are tickets refundable? No refunds are available, and all ticket sales are final.

Bollywood Dance Workshop w/ DJ Prashant in Seattle

Dance Underground

Rangeela Dance Company presents..... Bollywood Dance Workshop w/ DJ Prashant Dance like a Bollywood star! After bringing Bollywood & Hip-Hop fusion to 8 cities in April, DJ Prashant presents a high energy choreography to his own remix of the blockbuster song Aankh Marey! $25 Pre Register // $30 Door GET TICKETS HERE: http://bit.ly/SEA_Workshop_May27 Workshop Details: Monday - May 27, 2019 - Memorial Day! 12 pm to 2 pm (teens & above) Location: Dance Underground, Capitol Hill,[masked]th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112. About Prashant: Prashant brings over 10 years of experience in teaching Bollywood & Bhangra dance at universities (PSU, REED & PCC), various dance studios (Portland, Seattle & New Orleans) as well as DJing cultural events to people of all ages, cultures & nationalities to both coasts of America & places in between. When he is not traveling across the US teaching dance or DJ’ing, Prashant spends time making music with his producer, Jireh. Music & Dance: Dance Videos: http://YouTube.com/DanceWithPrashant Music: http://YouTube.com/DreamPrashant Social Media: Instagram: http://instagram.com/DreamPrashant Facebook: http://facebook.com/DreamPrashant Miscellaneous: TEDx Talk: https://youtu.be/Ab-gco2qYyU TV & News: http://bit.ly/news_coverage About Rangeela Dance Company: Seattle's Premier Bollywood Fusion Dance Co. Website: www.rangeeladancecompany.com FB: Rangeela Dance Company IG: @rangeeladancecompany Email: [masked]

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