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Day 1- Founder of Global Dance Festival -Bailamos, Neeraj Maskara brings the international dance festival “BAILAMOS 2016” to Mumbai

3 days of nonstop dance action, with a weekend of high energy competitions, intensive workshops, breath taking performances and crazy parties!! Spearheaded by NeerajMaskara, Bailamos 2016 is scheduled from April 8th Friday, 9th Saturday & 10th Sunday 2016 at Renaissance Mumbai Hotel and Convention Centre, ably supported by his wife Neha Mehta  

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8th April, 2016 in Mumbai- The biggest dance festival of India “Bailamos 2016” commenced today. The dance festival bought different dance forms under one roof. 

Neeraj Maskara says “What an opening! The 1st day  was a house full of dance lovers. The performances were appreciated and loved. The kind of response we have received on the 1st day was overwhelming; we are expecting the dance festival to be a big hit”

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“Bailamos 2016” – A  dance  festival  encompassing  a  dance  championship along  with  the  Red Carpet weekend.  Spanning three days from April 8th Friday, 9th Saturday & 10th Sunday 2016 at Renaissance Mumbai Hotel and Convention Centre“Bailamos 2016” will be inclusive of over 100 shows, 6 massive parties and 60 dance workshops. Showcasing the art of dance in all its forms, this programme has  been  designed  for  first  timers  to  the  trained  dancers  in various  forms.

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The first of its kind dance competition, where the best of dance talent from around the country and rest of Asia will compete for a grand prize and title. What makes “Bailamos 2016” special and unique is the format and judging criteria from other competitions. The jury will comprise of nothing less than celebrity artists who have won world championships in their respective dance styles. Winners stand to win an all expenses paid, confirmed invitation to perform at some of the world’s top dance festivals along with various other prizes.

Elaborating about the show, Neeraj Maskara says “Every evening the Grand Ballroom doors will open to welcome everyone to a 2 hour breathtaking dance show featuring the biggest line up of world class acts. Our award winning production team and creative director will bring a larger than life experience for the audience and the most entertaining international hosts will make every evening of shows become a memory for each of you


Bring Bailamos to India for the 1st time , Neeraj proclaims I’m excited about bringing Bailamos to India. The experience at Bailamos is like no other festival because it brings together the kind of energy and vibe which is impossible to get in a pure music festival or any club in town. There is something for everyone during the Bailamos weekend whether you want to try  our  your  first  intensive  dance  classes,  or  sit  back  and  enjoy  the  most  breathtaking  show,  or  just  a  great  night  out  to  party  elegantly along with friends in a 5 star setting. I’m most excited to see the way people from all over the country are coming together for this celebration of dance and music in Mumbai” 


Bailamos 2016 will give not-so-great dancers, professional dance trainer they have never attained before “Over 60 dance workshops featuring all levels and 10 different dance forms are taught by the world’s best instructors. It’s that one chance to soak in as much inspiration as possible. If you are an absolute beginner, our special program for first timers is designed to make sure that you walk in with 2 left feet and walk out 3 days later being able to dance with anyone, anywhere in the world




In every field of creative endeavor we come across an individual that raises the bar to an ultimate peak for that particular field of artistic achievement. In the arena of professional dancers, we have our very own Super Star. We are going to make an attempt to tell you what we can about this incredible success story. Yes, and of course, it is that young and engaging person we all know “Neeraj Maskara”


In  October  2015,  World  renowned  Salsa  dancer  Neeraj Maskara  won the  1st annual  lifetime achievement  award  at  the  Berlin  Salsa  Congress  in  Berlin.  One  of  the  most  sought  after  Jazz Ballet  and  Salsa  dancers  in  Europe, Neeraj  Maskara  is  also  the  founder  of  a  global  level  dance platform Bailamos.  This  festival  will  take  place  in  Mumbai  for  the  first  time  in  the  month  of April  2016.  Neeraj  will  be  joined  by  a  veteran  in  the  field  of  dance,  Terence  Lewis  who  is  also the events brand ambassador.


Neeraj  Maskara  has  taught  and  performed  at  more  than  500  dance  festivals  in  80  countries around the world since 2003. With experiences spanning over a decade, he is an inspiration for budding passionate performers all over the world. Sharing this passion for dance and the art of performing are many other such accomplished international award winning artists who will be joining the jury panel for Bailamos.

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