Get ready for a night of glitz and glamour in true Bollywood style! SHIAMAK Vancouver is proud to present Winter Funk 2018: The Awards Show.
This year, Winter Funk’s theme is The Awards Show. Students have been preparing dance tributes to their favorite Bollywood stars, and will be performing to their most iconic songs!
The SHIAMAK Vancouver Dance Team, the biggest and best Bollywood dance team in BC, is excited to bring a few very special celebrity guests onstage with them – including style icon Kanika Sasan, bhangra superstar Gopi Sian, and Vancouver’s favorite radio personality, Gaurav Shah. Our local stars have been working hard with the Dance Team and each of them will showcase special performances in their own personal style.
As always, the audience will be treated to fun and heartwarming performances by dancers from Shiamak’s VICTORY Arts Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that spreads the joy of dance to people of all backgrounds and abilities. VICTORY has partnered with The Down Syndrome Research Foundation, North Shore ConneXions, and Developmental Disabilities Associationto put together an extra special performance for Winter Funk!
More than 300 students of all ages will take to the stage to showcase Shiamak’s Bollywood Jazz dance style, an innovative fusion form which combines the technique of Jazz with the fun and high energy Bollywood hip shakes and moves. Winter Funk is a culmination of a 12-week training program that provides its participants a great platform to showcase their dance skills and integrates people from all ages, communities and backgrounds through dance and the performing arts.