Studies on Indigenous Ceremony Values in Strengthening the Character of the Nation
- 10.2991/acec-18.2018.99How to use a DOI?
- local wisdom; nation’s character; traditional ceremony
Globalization results in a shift in socio-cultural values that cause a crisis of a nation’s identity and impact on the degradation of the character of its citizens. The values of the nation’s identity can be obtained through local wisdom in the Traditional Ceremony which contains good values and is believed by the community so that it becomes a guide in behaving. Therefore, society can adapt to globalization without leaving tradition. The research method used is a case study method with a qualitative approach, to understand and explain various problems in depth. Data collection is done through documentation, observation, and interviews. The research site of this study was the scope of Mekarsari Village, Bandung Regency, West Java Province, Indonesia. Meanwhile, the subjects of research are a custodian (Juru Kunci), village officials, and local public figures. The results showed that the Traditional Ceremony process contained values in the preparation and implementation stages, especially religious and social values, then, in the stage of equipment used contained symbols that showed the character values of the nation. Maintaining this traditional ceremony is done by embracing the younger generation to know, to understand and to implement it. The aim is none other than the traditional ceremony as Sundanese local wisdom can be sustainable and its existence which also receives real support from the government makes the traditional ceremony a part of efforts to strengthen the character of the nation.
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TY - CONF AU - Aprillio Poppy Belladonna AU - Ecep Rohmat PY - 2018/11 DA - 2018/11 TI - Studies on Indigenous Ceremony Values in Strengthening the Character of the Nation BT - Proceedings of the Annual Civic Education Conference (ACEC 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 429 EP - 436 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/acec-18.2018.99 DO - 10.2991/acec-18.2018.99 ID - Belladonna2018/11 ER -