Festival After Party
May
19
to May 20

Festival After Party

Everything comes to an end, so does IDF19. In the Festival After Party you can get the festival feeling once more before heading home.

The doors open at 11 pm. Be on time because IDF DJ will be filling the dance floor right when the bar opens.

Don't forget to whisper the magic word "Bollywood" to the bouncer's ear. That will get you in for free!

The minimum age limit is 18.

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Show Night
May
19
6:00 PM18:00

Show Night

Show Night gathers more than 200 performers on the same stage. Enjoy the visually stunning and surprising show that lets children and adults alike showcase their passion for dancing. 

In this year’s show, the spectators get to enjoy performances by Danny’s Bollywood Dance Crew, (Finland ), Anoshinie (Canada), Amit Patel (USA), Melvin Louis (India), Utsav Malhotra (India) and many others.

Buy your ticket for The Show Night in Lippu.fi or Tiketti.

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Bollywood Bash
May
18
to May 19

Bollywood Bash

If you're not ready to go to sleep just yet, we recommend you to stay at the club for an awesome Bollywood party to enjoy the drinks and the great party with friends!

Enjoy the night with new and old friends after watching exciting Europe's Biggest Bollywood Dance Competition at Laikku Culture House.

Tickets to the party are handed out at the competition so be there and grab yours! The Bollywood Bash venue nightclub Roska is open for public but with the ticket you'll get free entrance and will be able to skip the queue. The minimum age limit for the ticket holders is 18.

IDF's Bollywood DJ will be playing the hottest Bollywood hits 9 pm - 11 pm to get you going.

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Europe's Biggest Bollywood Dance Competion
May
18
6:00 PM18:00

Europe's Biggest Bollywood Dance Competion

Some of Europe's best Bollywood and Indian Classical solo artists and groups are going to compete for the title of Europe's Best Bollywood Performer and/or Group right here in Tampere. And this year there’s also a category for kids! The contestants will perform in front of our superstar judges Anoshinie and others to be announced.

The venue for the competition will be the beautiful Culture House Laikku right in the heart of Tampere. Europe’s Biggest Bollywood Dance Competition will be a part of The Night of The Museums, a popular culture event held annually.

The judges of the competition will be Amit Patel, Anoshinie, Melvin Louis and Utsav Malhotra.

Free entry.

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Dance Workshops
May
18
11:00 AM11:00

Dance Workshops

Festival Saturday is all about dance workshops! 

11.00 - 12.00 Anoshinie: Bollywood Fusion, part 2 out of 2
12.00 - 13.30 Utsav Malhotra: Bolly Hop
14.00 - 15.00 Amit Patel: Bollywood Heels, part 2 out of 2
15.00 - 16.30 Melvin Louis: Party Style Bollywood

To find more about our guest instructors and their amazing workshops head to our workshops web page!

 

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Dance workshops
May
16
6:30 PM18:30

Dance workshops

Thursday starts the much awaited workshop journey of the festival!

18.30–20.30 Nanda: Filmy Style

This special workshop is offered for the festival people free of charge if they’re attending any other workshop. As an only workshop the price is 10 €. Don’t miss this opportunity!

To learn more about our amazing guest instructors and the workshops, please head to our workshops web page!

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Opening Day Ceremony
May
16
4:15 PM16:15

Opening Day Ceremony

On the opening day, Indian Dance Festival gives back! Themes of the day is giving back to the community. 

On Pellavantori you will see marvellous circus artist from Sorin Sirkus and energetic teasers of Sunday's Show Night.

Enjoy the show, sun and ice cream and set yourself to the festival mode!

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