INDONESIAN FOOD FESTIVAL – MAR. 3rd
HAPPY NEW YEAR! Modero & Company‘s 1st Food Festival in 2018 is here! Featuring Indonesian Cuisine! This year, our food festivals is a partnership with Pecel Ndeso – An authentic Javanese Cuisine Catering!
This time, more than just food, we will have a FREE Modero dancers showcase, raffles, free giveaways and more! Don’t miss out, come hungry and ready for a loads of fun!
DIDIK NINI THOWOK IN PHILADELPHIA
Didik Nini Thowok is the director of the Vocational Dance Education of Natya Lakshita Institute, the Didik Nini Thowok Foundation, and the Didik Nini Thowok Entertainment, and has has performed for dignitaries throughout the world. His unique style combines classical, folk, modern, and comedic dance, as well as various forms stemming from topeng (mask dance), Sudanese, Cirebon, Balinese, and Central Javanese traditions.
Thowok is a thoughtful artist who deftly uses storytelling and comic gesture to present a layered look at gender identity within the historic yet marginalized art form of cross-gender dance. Thowok believes that dance is a vehicle to entertain and to cheer up the heart and soul of the public.
Jaipong/Lengger Banyumasan Workshop with Didik
If we were to learn traditional Indonesian dance and how to move, Didik Nini Thowok, renowned Indonesian cross-gender dancer is the master artist to look up to.
Join Philly’s own Indonesian dance artist, Sinta Penyami and the Modero & Company dancers on this rare occasion.
DUAL FACE | DWIMUKA
A gesture. A smile. A costume. All define our identity—or do they? Renowned Indonesian cross-gender dancer Didik Nini Thowok reveals a radiant and insightful artistic interpretation.
As Indonesia’s most acclaimed cross-gender dance artist, Didik Nini Thowok is a performing force of nature. His signature style, featuring a combination of contemporary and historic movement techniques, is woven through with comedic gesture and storytelling, creating a unique portal through which to examine gender and cultural identities.
For more information please visit: http://www.interculturaljourneys.org/dual-face
Come and #EXPERIENCETHECULTURE