SIR IVAN CELEBRATED HIS ANTI-BULLYING ANTHEM AND VIDEO “KISS ALL THE BULLIES GOODBYE” WITH A ROYAL TEA DANCE
New York, New York, August 25, 2015– Recording Artist and Philanthropist Sir Ivan hosted a Royal Tea Dance for more than 600 friends and admirers at his 15,000 square foot Castle in Water Mill, New York on Saturday, August 22, 2015. Inspired by the White House, which was lit in rainbow colors after the Supreme Court’s decision on Marriage Equality, Sir Ivan turned his medieval style Castle into the largest disco flashing rainbow light show in the world.
The Hamptons soiree celebrated his new anti-bullying anthem the Billboard hit, “Kiss All the Bullies Goodbye” featuring Taylor Dayne and produced by Paul Oakenfold. The night also served as a thank you to supporters of his charity, The Peaceman Foundation. The evening featured a 5-hour set from Vienna’s Life Ball Resident DJ Sin Morera and non-stop dancing from 28 world class professional Latin hustle dancers from Stepping Out Studios.
The evening reached a climax when Sir Ivan made a grand entrance, riding a custom made Ironhorse Tejas chopper, straight into his castle through a packed dance floor. He performed his new song dressed in a leather biker cape embellished with a Swarovski encrusted peace sign.
Special guests who donned Village People inspired costumes for the party included singer Pras from The Fugees, singer Aaron Paul, grandson of Omar Sharif and LGBT activist, Omar Sharif Jr., journalist Michael Musto, CNN’s Maribel Aber and Midwin Charles, Good Morning America’s Relationship Expert, Donna Barnes, TV host Lucy Norris, Film producer/director, Cedric Hill, celebrity stylist Cesar Gaviria, celebrity groomer, Fran Freeman, androgynous model Rain Dove, Calvin Klein model Harmony Boucher, “Orange is the New Black” actress Farrah Krenek, actor Colin Asercion and The Village People’s former “Cowboy” himself Randy Jones.
In the battle against bullying, Sir Ivan and The Peaceman Foundation have donated more than $200,000 to 10 non-profit organizations that combat bullying including:
It Gets Better Project; the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Educational Network (GLSEN); the Born This Way Foundation; Pacer’s National Bullying Prevention Center; Parents & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG); Stomp Out Bullying; Campus Pride; Love is Louder/The Jed Foundation, the Anti–Defamation League and The Trevor Project.
The music video for Kiss All The Bullies Goodbye was directed by MTV and BET award winning director Erik White, and net proceeds from video views, song streams and downloads will be donated to anti-bullying initiatives. Download Sir Ivan’s “Kiss All The Bullies Goodbye” here. All net proceeds will go to anti-bullying organizations. Stay connected to Sir Ivan on Facebook.
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For more information or to arrange an interview with Sir Ivan, please contact Haasan Morse at Haasan@MorseCodePR.com or 917-576-0130.
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