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This is a group for anyone interested in Bollywood & Bhangra Dance in & around New Orleans. Music lovers of all races, colors & nationalities are welcome. To make this party accessible for all we do an interactive dance lesson at 10pm followed by party music with DJ Prashant. Looking forward to dancing all night with you. <3

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Bollywood Workshop in New Orleans w/ DJ Prashant

Dance Quarter

Learn How To Dance Bollywood w/ DJ Prashant! $15 Pre Register // $20 Door Join us for an evening dedicated to Bollywood music & dance in New Orleans, LA. Dance Workshop: Friday, April 12,[masked] pm to 7 pm (teens & above) Location: Dance Quarter, 1719 TOLEDANO ST, NEW ORLEANS, LA Tickets: http://bit.ly/NOLA_Workshop_Apr12 Dance like a Bollywood star! After 10 years of teaching across the west coast, the charismatic choreographer & DJ, Prashant is coming to New Orleans for a workshop dedicated to sharing vibrant dances from India. Come prepared to smile & sweat at this workshop focusing on this high energy music & dance form. Participants will be introduced to the dreamy world of Bollywood, India’s largest film industry based out of Mumbai. You will learn the fundamentals of Bollywood, as well as build a choreography that will have you smiling throughout the workshop & beyond. Interested participants have the opportunity to ROCK THE STAGE with DJ Prashant later that night! (21+) Evening Party: Nola Dance United: Bollywood, Latin & Afrobeats Night Friday, April 12, 2019 Cafe Istanbul, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 9pm onward Workshop attendees (21+) get FREE entry into this party! Come practice what you learned in class on the dance floor. :) Teleport to a scene smack in the middle of a Bollywood musical within minutes at DJ Prashant’s Jai Ho! Dance Party. At the core of Jai Ho!, we celebrate the values of inclusivity and sharing positive vibes by bringing the best of Indian culture to the dance floor. With festive elements like Holi Colors & Dandiya Sticks, we create a celebration of music and dance like none other. We invite you to be goofy, smile, make friends on the dance floor, and of course, to sing and dance ALL. NIGHT. LONG. Dance party recap video: https://youtu.be/Rbpgkdi3fxU About Prashant: 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. 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

Nola Dance United: Bollywood, Latin & Afrobeats Night

You talked, we listened! Get ready for another Dance United when DJ Prashant returns to New Orleans with: Latin, Bollywood & Afrobeats Night A global bass dance party dedicated to unity. 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. GET TICKETS HERE: http://bit.ly/NOLA_Apr12 ________________________ FRIDAY APRIL 12 Cafe Istanbul 2372 Saint Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA ________________________ Bollywood & Bhangra by: DJ Prashant Alongside performances by special guests ________________________ FEATURING: - Henna by donation - Interactive Dance Lesson @ 10 pm - Professional Photography - Dance all night with DJ Prashant & special guests DETAILS: - First time at Jai Ho? A limited number of people have a chance to get FREE tickets. - Doors open 9 pm - 21+, official ID required ______________________________________________________________ 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 Afrobeat & bollywood. Dance United is a branch off of Jai Ho! Dance Party that host hit parties regularly across the west coast & in New Orleans. ABOUT JAI HO! DANCE PARTY: Facebook Page: http://facebook.com/jaihodanceparty Instagram Page: http://instagram.com/jaihodanceparty Youtube: http://youtube.com/jaihoparty Get transported to an experience that is akin to being in a Bollywood musical complete with interactive dance lessons, performances & non-stop hard hitting beats from the east. Founded in 2010 by Prashant, an immigrant turned DJ, & like minded friends, Jai Ho! is a celebration of Indian music & dance like no other. At its core are the values of inclusivity and sharing positive vibes by bringing the best of Indian culture to the dance floor. The innovative themes that setJai Ho! apart are transforming American nightlife bringing to it festive elements like Holi Colors & Dandiya Sticks. We invite you to be goofy, smile, make friends on the dance floor, and of course, to sing and dance ALL. NIGHT. LONG. Jai Ho! is the only Bollywood dance party that regularly tours across the US in Portland, Seattle, SF, LA, San Diego, New Orleans, Eugene, Denver & more being added. Jai Ho! Dance Party is a branch & creation of the production house-team, Bollywood Dreams Entertainment. _________________________________________________________________ DJ Prashant: TEDx Talk: http://youtu.be/TZQcjE2t-pM MUSIC: http://djprashant.bandcamp.com VIDEO: http://YouTube.com/dreamprashant INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/dreamprashant NEWS: http://bit.ly/news_coverage “Vanguard for emerging cultural movement” – The Asian Reporter 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.

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