Jagpreet Sandhu, Chandigarh ,December 26th, 2011: The week-long colorful New Year extravaganza’s highlight on Monday evening was a salsa dance competition and a live performance by the famous Punjabi band,” Desi Playaas.” Organised by the Chandigarh Tourism, CITCO, UT tourism and Business Promotion Council, Sector–17, the entertaining evening was highly appreciated and applauded by a large number of onlookers who gathered there braving the chilly conditions.
The most happening and colorful evening of the New Year week extravaganza 2011 till today was inaugurated by MD CITCO. Sh.D.K.Tiwari in presence of Director Tourism and officers of Chandigarh Adminstration. Adding another feather in the cap, the Musical and dancing evening organized by the CITCO, Tourism Department, Chandigarh Administration and Business Promotion Council was a successful, completely enjoyed by the audience. The evening had two segments of entertainment i.e Salsa dance competition and a live performance by Punjabi band ‘Desi Playaas’. The judges on the panel were Ms.Barsha Rana(Salsa choreographer) ,Ms.Tarannum(fashion designer) and Mr.Rajnish(theartre personality)
The evening unfolded with Salsa dancing competition in which around eight couples aging from 10yrs-25yrs participated to win the title “dancing sensation of Chandigarh. The couples tapped their feet and set the stage on fire with thunderous performance. The mission of the Salsa Competition was to inspire students and kids to develop their performance skills to enhance their dance journey and showcase their dancing ability to an audience of friends and family as well as current and future dance lovers.
Today, Desi Playaz music group performed and thrilled the audience.The group composing of two members Andy BIG (Bikram Bhullar) and Mista H (Harmeet Cheema).DP have invented a new genre of music called Punjabi-Funk (P-Funk). The group had participated in India’s biggest talent show called ‘India’s Got Talent’, Punjabi Funk or P-Funk is a new genre of music that they are trying to establish with this album and hence named it Punjabi Funk. The sound of Punjabi Funk is inspired from the American west coast hip hop music which is also known as G-Funk. The unique blend of modern beats with catchy Punjabi lyrics made the audience dances
Tracks like Chal Jhoothee , Dil di Awaaz ,Garib Akbar , Desi Snake ,My Love Girl, stood out from a regular love song. Lastly, the track Star was about living big , and living free with a bring it on attitude.
The kind of thoughts that have been put together in this album are inspired from real and everyday life of Desi Playaaz. Punjabi Funk CDs are availaible at Music world.
Desi Playaaz is a group formed by two regular boys talking about the special things in life. One band that is inspired from Life itself and all the things that come with it. The group is from Chandigarh, born and raised and the music is inspired from the west coast American hip hop. The difference here is the lyrics which are in Punjabi, the Desi Flavour with contemporary beats. The lyrics are very easy to relate with which a major highlight of Desi Playaaz is. Everyone has ups and downs in life, but the group Desi Playaaz has found a special way of telling the audiences about it. The group makes sure that people can identify themselves with what is being said in their music and this connects them to the people. Its just the beginning but the band aspires to take their music to the next level with each coming day by
evolving themselves as artists and by coming up with new but real ideas.
Tomorrow, there will be Rock band competition as a part of New Year