International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 5, Issue 8 (2018)

Study on the character values of molihi dance in wawonii ethnic


Anwar Hafid, I Ketut Suardika, Femi Aprila, Ramly, Karsadi, Bambang Sugianto

One of Wawonii ethnic’s cultural elements is Molihi dance recognized as one of local wisdom. The dance, however, is less popular since it only performs in a competition event during holiday celebration and it is people’s dance performing in harvest party as one of gratitude to God Almighty. Molihi dance in a series of movement and costume indicates a positive character symbol that could be developed in informal, non-formal, and formal education. The research studied Molihi dance as one form of cultural heritages containing character values needed in the integration for young generation learning. Character values containing in Molihi dance were religious values, responsibility, social awareness, disciplines, hard work, nationalism, and the spirit of unity.
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