The sangeet night is one function that everyone looks forward to. It is the night when everyone lets their hair down, and the Shammi Kapoor in all the uncles comes to the forefront. The music and dance set the mood and everyone creates memories that last forever.
To make your celebrations even more fun and exciting, we have some wedding sangeet ideas you can try, to have a rocking sangeet night!
If your grandparents are willing, make them kick start the dance performances for the night by making them wear sunglasses and having them point at the DJ and dance to “DJ waale babu mera gaana bajaa do”.
Also Read: 25+ Amazing Mehendi Games
Keep whistles on the tables where your guests are seated while watching the dance performances. Let them whistle while you and your friends and family dance the night away! The whistle sound along with the clapping and hooting will add so much energy to the sangeet function.
It is natural for all the women to get tired dancing in their heels. To avoid this, you could keep some flip flops for those whose feet start hurting. This will make it easy for them to continue dancing and party all night.
This is a new concept which has suddenly taken over weddings and rightly so. It is one of the most fun ways to get the party started. Plan an impromptu flash mob with your friends and cousins. You all can spread out in the audience and suddenly start dancing and make it a fun night.
Sangeet night is all about music and dance but you could do something different too. Have a live Sufi or qawwali singer for the first half of the function and let the festive mood set in. Live singers always bring the crowd together and their music is often enjoyed by everyone. Once everyone is in the mood, let the DJ take over and bring everyone to the dance floor.
Bring together all the couples at the party, including your grandparents. Challenge them for a paper dance competition. This game will surely bring back sweet memories of everyone's childhood. Your guests are going to have a great time laughing and goofing around while playing this game. It is a fun sangeet dance performance idea which will surely make everyone laugh.
Bring both the families together and make them do a fun performance on a happy wedding song like "Dil dhadakne do", or "London thumakda". A maximum number of whistles, hooting and clapping for this one!
This is a great idea to make your ladies sangeet night more fun. Get trophies made from local vendors and award your friends and family. Pick out funny titles like, "Dancing Queen", "Mai toh apni favourite hoon", "Cool devar" etc. You could also have nominees to keep everyone guessing who the award will go to, and make the final announcements midway into the night.
Also read: Sangeet Dress Designs Ideas
Break the ice between the girl's side and the boy's side by having a face-off between them. Make chits of names of family members of both the sides in two different bowls, ask the MC to pick one chit from the two bowls respectively. The names that are picked out, have to dance together and break away from all the awkwardness.
Introduce some fun games like this one - A Dance Dumb Charades. It’s not just your ordinary dumb charades game, it involves a lot of dancing and not just acting. Divide your guests into two teams and have them recognize movies from the iconic dance moves associated with them. To make it more fun, go indirect and forbid item moves!
The sangeet night surely is a night that goes on until the wee hours of the morning. Your guests are surely going to get hungry after some time. You could get a popcorn cart and serve some warm yummy popcorn or even organize some midnight pizzas!
Apart from the elderly lot and kids, do not let anyone leave your party! Have a shot station at the exit of your sangeet and whoever decides to leave has to have a shot before exiting the venue. People would never forget this idea on how they had fun till their last step at your sangeet.
You can’t really rely on a friend or a family member when it comes to making announcements in a family function. They might be drunk or not take it seriously and ruin a perfect night. You should hire a professional emcee during your sangeet ceremony. The people present during the ceremony should be hyped and coordinated with the DJ during the announcements and after the person's dances are over.
To make things interesting, you can plan a dance-off during a sangeet function. You can make the old couples dance on the latest part tracks while the Millennial couples to dance on the old songs in which one can hardly think of any modern dance step is a new twist.
We all are aware of the fact that zest that Punjabis bring to any occasion is quite marvelous. You should definitely try to organize your wedding sangeet with a Punjabi theme. You can welcome your guests with a glass of lassi along with dhols and bhangra dance and foods dipped in ghee and spices.
GIFs: Giphy, Tumblr