Bangalore, India, July 26, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- India's first Corporate Jodi Dance Championship (CJDC) is all set to debut at Bangalore's best-known landmark, UB City. Conceptualized and organized by reputed dancer, Raj Mangeshkar, the Semi-Final round of this unique and fun event will take place on 03 August 2014 while the Grand Finale will take place on 10 August 2014.
About Corporate Jodi Dance Championship (CJDC)
After auditioning dancers across 15 multinational companies including Ernst & Young, IBM, Cognizant, L&T, TCS, Wipro, Infosys, Biocon, Tech Mahindra, Mindtree, among other, CJDC has shortlisted 15 couples (One Per Company), who will receive training for 3 weeks in Contemporary, Hip Hop and Latin dance forms. They will then battle it out in the Semi-Finals of the event. Of these, 8 couples will make it to the Grand Finale to compete for the first-ever title of Corporate Jodi Dance Championship. The winner, 1st runner-up & 2nd runner-up couples will be gifted a prize amount, certificates, a grooming kit worth Rs. 30,000/-, a holiday voucher worth Rs. 30,000/- and a 3 day 2 night stay at any of Club Mahindra's 38 resorts in India.
Idea behind the initiative
The growing trend among youngsters working in multinational companies to sign up for weekend dance classes in order to de-stress and learn something new, gave rise to the idea of this distinctive competition, aimed at recognizing and rewarding talented people within organizations, for their dancing skills. Along with his dance partner - Priyanka Kirad, Raj Mangeshkar is gearing up for the launch of this event.
Raj Mangeshkar - Profile
Raj Mangeshkar, a distant relative of legendary singer, Lata Mangeshkar, started training in dance at the tender age of 3 years. He has competed and won in the celebrated television dance show 'Boogie Woogie', apart from winning in various district, state and national level dance competitions. This passion for dance slowly cultivated into a career. After completing his Engineering from VTU, he trained in Latin dance-forms like Salsa, Bachata, Zouk, Reggaton & Cha Cha from Australia. Raj has also trained in acting from renowned Bollywood Actor, Anupam Kher & learnt dancing from reputed dancers, Remo D'Souza & Prabhu Deva. He is also a certified Zumba Instructor and has now put his expertise and passion for dance into making the first edition of Corporate Jodi Dance Championship (CJDC) a success.
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