Didem (belly dancer)
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Didem Kınalı (born in 1986), known simply as Didem, is a Turkish belly dancer. She has been dancing since her childhood. She has gained some measure of international recognition since she started appearing on the live Turkish variety television programme called the İbo Show, hosted by İbrahim Tatlıses. She is of Roma (Gypsy) ethnic heritage, a fact of which she is proud. Didem's mother is also a belly dancer and her father is a drummer.
Since mid-August 2011, Didem has returned to perform at Sultana's Dinner and 1001 Nights Show in Istanbul, an Ottoman dinner and show venue. She's also on the jury of a TV dance competition, called "Huysuzla Dans Eder Misin?", broadcast on Show TV, and Didem start her dance career in 2006.