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Bollywood Dandiya Night in Portland

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Vitalidad Movement Arts & Events Center (VMAC)

116 Southeast Yamhill Street

Portland, OR 97214

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Video from one of our first Dandiya Nights:


Bollywood Dreams Entertainment Presents:



Dress up in vibrant colorful attire for our annual Bollywood night in celebration of Navratri Festival. Learn & enjoy the Gujarati Folk dance Dandiya played in groups with sticks.

Hosted by celebrated Bollywood entertainer:



Mark & Lynn

DJ Monkarch

Jai Ho! Dance Troupe


Saturday October 13th


116 SE Yamhill St
Portland OR


For almost 9 years we have pioneered bringing India's festive elements to nightlife across the west coast, in that same spirit we bring back this unique party featuring Bollywood Dandiya dance lessons and music set - to celebrate the Navratri Festival. Dandiya is an infectious & communal folk dance performed in group with sticks in the western state of Gujarat in India.

10 pm Dandiya dance lessons will be followed by a 30 min non-stop Bollywood Dandiya DJ set (sticks will be provided). Dressing up in colorful vibrant attire is preferred, traditional Indian style is encouraged but not requiered.

Rest of the night will feature filmy Bollywood, Bhangra & remixes, mixed in signature style by DJ Prashant


  • Dandiya sticks will be provided
  • $8-15
  • Henna by donation
  • Professional photography
  • Drink specials


The night will begin with special Bollywood-Dandiya non-stop music for 30 min, followed by the best of Bollywood, Bhangra & remixes mixed in signature style by DJ Prashant! DJs Monkarch and Mark & Lynn will also be playing the hottest Latin tunes.


The Details

- 9pm - Doors open & party is ON!

- 10:00 pm – Bollywood Dandiya Dance lesson

- 10:20 pm – Bollywood Dandiya non-stop music

– 21+ w/ proper ID – Party till 2:00 am!



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At the core of Jai Ho! Dance Party, we celebrate the values of inclusivity and sharing positive vibes by bringing the best of Indian culture to the dance floor. Our innovative themes that set Jai Ho! apart are transforming the nightlife culture of the west coast. 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.

Jai Ho! takes place regularly in San Diego, San Francisco, Portland & Seattle. Jai Ho! Dance Party is a branch & creation of the production house-team, Bollywood Dreams Entertainment


DJ Prashant

TEDx Talk:
Dance Videos:

Founder of Jai Ho! Dance Party & Dance United, Prashant is a Choreographer, DJ & Bollywood singer based out of Portland, Oregon. Prashant's effervescent personality & charisma instantly strikes a chord with audiences of all ages & backgrounds. He regularly performs across the United States moving masses with an open format DJ set with an irresistible blend of world's greatest

DJs Lynn & Mark (Latin)

Ambassador to many Latin events around the World including Hawaii, Japan, and soon Greece. The duo is happily married having worked with each other to build a great empire and ready to give you a show you won’t ever forget!

DJ MonkArch (Latin)


Throughout his entire life, Arthy Villegas, better-known as Monkarch, has always had a burning passion for music and helping his community thrive. In 2017 Monkarch/ Arthy debuted as a resident DJ for the Latin-Electronic collective Global Based. Monkarch continues to actively work side by side with fellow local artists to bring innovative ideas to the local Oregon scene and is currently working on new entertaining projects for next year.



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?

There is plenty of street parking available, as well as public transportation near by.

Are tickets refundable?

Unfortunately, tickets are non-refundable.

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Vitalidad Movement Arts & Events Center (VMAC)

116 Southeast Yamhill Street

Portland, OR 97214

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

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