Date(s) - 12/31/2016
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Jai Ho! Bollywood New Year’s Eve
DJ Prashant Featuring Special Guests
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Music & dance transcend language, nationality, skin color & other labels. As 2016, a year marked by an intense presidential race & general state of despair comes to a close, let’s connect on the dance floor to celebrate our unity in diversity. Join the fun at Jai Ho! Bollywood New Year’s Eve in Portland.
After rocking Jai Ho! party across the west coast this year, DJ Prashant returns to Portland for the Bollywood NEW YEAR’S EVE party at the historic Hawthorne Theatre. And he is bringing some of Portland’s best performers together for a grand celebration to make you dance into 2017, Bollywood style.
Party Favors for the 1st 100 to enter, Henna by donation, Live music, Indian hor d’oeuvres professional photography & more await you.
JAI HO! Bollywood New Year’s Eve
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2016 | Doors at 8PM
PRASHANT • BEVIN VICTORIA • iZOHNNY • PANCHAM BAND • ARMAAN • KI • LAURA BLAKE • DESIPDX • HENNA BY DONATION • SPECIAL GUESTS
This event is 21+. Tickets purchased for Saturday night’s event will ONLY be redeemable on Saturday 12/31/16.
- FREE Party favors to first 100 that enter
- Dance Lesson w/ Prashant @ 10 pm
- Henna all night long
- Delicious indian fare & chai by DesiPDX
- Special performances by Laura Blake, Bevin Solomon & Jai Ho! Dance Troupe
- Live music performance at 8pm by Pancham
- Special guest DJs Armaan & KI, with more to be announced!
- Professional Photography
- Dance non-stop, all night long with DJ Prashant
- Doors open 8:00 pm (Lounge), 9:00pm (Theater).
- Strictly 21+, official ID required
- Address: 1507 SE 39th Ave, Portland OR 97217
Tickets will also be at the door, $35 till 10 pm, prices may go up afterwards.
More info: http://JaiHoNewYear.com/
DesiPDX is a food cart in PDX serving Local Fare with Indian Flare. Gluten Free, Non-GMO, and Mostly Organic.
Laura Blake is a Tribal Fusion Bellydancer with 22 years of performance experience in a variety of performance arts, including classical flute, voice and dance. She fuses Bellydance, Modern, Locking and Butoh into a personal improvisational blend which emphasizes authentic expression and empathetic connection that creates a different world for her audience. Laura dances with a transformative passion that captivates onlookers and unveils a tale of precision, elegance, and strength.
Fusion bellydancer, Bevin Solomon, has toured the US and Europe with the Balkan/Gypsy Jazz band The Underscore Orkestra and is the featured dancer with New England area band, Klezwoods. Additionally, she is a member of the award winning Portland-based vaudeville show- Sepiatonic, Portland’s premier busking group- Baksana, the Copacabana Samba Show of L.A., and a fire performer in Fire & Steel Troupe. She is the founder of the monthly bellydance revue Café Raqs! in Boston and Director of Urban Nomad Dance Company.
JAI HO DANCE TROUPE:
This Portland based semi-professional dance troupe is comprised of 25 dancers from all walks of life, united by their love for all things Bollywood.
ARMAAN & KI:
The dynamic duo of Armaan & Ki are back to rock the New Year’s Eve party after killing it at Intel Holiday party where they sent over 800 dance revelers to Bollywood heaven with their carefully selected bangers.
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 & many places in between – including in Las Vegas, NYC, Chicago, Washington D.C., Bay Area, Los Angeles, Montana, Virgina, Idaho, Seattle and Portland. His interactive dance lessons in his DJ set transform any dance party into a full fledged Bollywood musical within minutes.