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I just share the stage with didik nini thowok!

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tada!!! see, i just share the stage with Didik Nini Thowok.

You mean you still dunno who he is??? ok, let me tell you who he is…


This is taken from his Official Website, http://www.didikninithowok.info  :
Didik Nini Thowok whose real name is Didik Hadiprayitno, was born in Temanggung on November, 13th 1954. He is now a successful high profile Indonesian choreographer and dancer.

 He’s come along the way to enrich himself by working and teaching in order to become a multi talented and professional artist, particularly in dancing. 

Lots of awards have been granted to Didik Nini Thowok throughout his works and his unique style in combining classical, folk, modern and comedic dance.

Some of his original choreographies are very well known in Indonesia. Aside from performing his own original choreographies, he also has the incredible skill in performing various dance traditions such as Topeng (mask), Sundanese, Cirebon, Balinese, and of course Central Javanese.
 
Didik Nini Thowok’s fame propelled him throughout Indonesia for his unique style; combining classical, folk, modern and comedic dance form. He is one of the few artist who continues the long tradition of “ Traditional Cross Gender “ in the dance form. His talent in impersonating female characters as well as his incredible skill in various dance traditions such as topeng (mask dance), Sundanese, Cirebon, Balinese, and of course Central Javanese; has on many occasions dumfounded the audience in determining the gender of the artist. Didik Nini Thowok has performed for the highest dignitaries throughout the world. Didik Nini Thowok Dance Studio teaches many styles of dances, including Central Javanese, Sundanese, Cirebon Mask Dance, Balinese and Original Choreography. 
 
The name Didik Nini Thowok is identically well known with humorous dances movement pattern. Apparently, in Didik Nini Thowok’s concept and idea, dances have become a vehicle to entertain and to cheer up the heart and soul of the public.On the stage, he transforms into a coquettish and cheerful dancer, but lots of people accused him commercial in return. That’s the result of his struggle over 20 years to find his own dance characteristics creation. It is said that to dance not as the way people dance generally.His dance creations shown in public always reflect the cheerful spirit and are being presented in some fresh styles and formats. Most of them were inspired by the traditional dances that came from various sub ethnics that lie within the Indonesian archipelago.
And i just had a huge performance in the NUS University Cultural Centre with him, a few guest musicians from Solo, Indonesia, Tedja Timur ensemble and Asmaradana gamelan ensemble and SInga Nglaras, my gamelan ensemble. (Pity of you didnt come!) it was such a blast!!
This mark another milestone in my performing career. not that i have a big one, but hey, i got to start somewhere…
sigh.. a happy sigh…. photos on my Facebook, if you are not my friend already……

Group photo!

i cant wait for the dvd and more photos from people. If you did attend it and have pictures, please do email me!!!!

again, if you dont know how phenomenal Didik Nini Thowok is, go google him. you will be surprised!

xoxo

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Author: musxzart

musxzart is a digital enthusiast who loves food, music, traveling, designing, photography and shopping.

One thought on “I just share the stage with didik nini thowok!

  1. Your blog keeps getting better and better! Your older articles are not as good as newer ones you have a lot more creativity and originality now keep it up!

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