Participants

Mr. Irwansyah Harahap

Faculty, Ethnomusicology Department

University of North Sumatra

During the saman rehearsals, Marzuki Hasan points out, “we learn to discipline ourselves toward kebersamaan (togetherness); kemufakatan (social consensus), membina kerukunan (social balancing and solidarity), kekompakan (friendship), and kesatuan masyarakat (unity within society).”

Chapter Title:

  • A Samanic Messenger: Interfaith Dialogue through Art Performance

Dr. Irwansyah Harahap’s publications include Hata ni Debata: Etnografi Spiritual-Musikal Parmalim Batak Toba  and Fajar Di Atas Awan (Music Album).

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