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Traditional Art Performance Didong Gayo

Traditional Art Performance Didong Gayo

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Didong is a populer traditional art performance enthused by Gayo community. Artist is called as ceh ceh Didong-. There are several famous names of Didong actors, such as Lakiki CEH CehTo'et, Daman CEH, CEH Ibrahim Kadir, Ujang Lakiki CEH, CEH Ucak, Tujuh CEH, CEH Sesi Temas Idris, and CEH Abd Rauf.  Didong is a traditional art performance which is played by men in groups (usually consists of 15 people), with free expression while cross-legged sitting or standing while stomping their feet- tapping. They sing a hymn in Gayo Language with a melodious voice while ringing drums, pillows, or pans and clapping their hands variously so that it creates a beautiful andattractive sound and movement.