Traditional Dramaturgy of the Si Muntu Performance as a Means of Character Education




Si Muntu Tradition, Character Education, Traditional Dramaturgy, Culture and Education


Objective: This research aims to conduct a deeper analysis of the potential embedded in the Si Muntu Tradition within the context of character education.


Theoretical Framework: This study explores character education. It examines how character education and dramaturgy can provide a moral and ethical foundation for character education practices.


Method: Through an ethnographic approach, the study focuses on traditional dramaturgy manifested in the Si Muntu parade tradition spread across West Sumatra Province regions. This analysis explores multiple forms of local wisdom, and the embedded values within the practice are identified.


Result and Conclusion: The findings of this research reveal that the traditional dramaturgy, a part of the Si Muntu cultural tradition, holds the potential to be integrated into character education. It can serve as an effective tool to develop positive values within individuals.


Implications: It is an effort to offer solutions to moral and ethical issues that can be implemented in schools. The presence of local importance, such as cooperation, reverence for ancestors, creativity, and empathy, is reflected in this dramaturgy


Novelty: This study contributes to the existing literature on character education by applying the relationship between traditional practices and the presence of dramaturgy in the Si Muntu tradition within the context of education in Indonesia.


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How to Cite

Saaduddin, S., Novalinda, S., Alamo, E., Laksono , M. A., & Pramayoza, D. (2024). Traditional Dramaturgy of the Si Muntu Performance as a Means of Character Education. Revista De Gestão Social E Ambiental, 18(9), e06577.