Communication Activities at the Mangongkal Holi Ceremony

Inggar Prayoga, Mayrani Situmorang

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The purpose of this study was to determine the communication activities at the Mangongkal Holi ceremony. The method in this research is used descriptive method with a qualitative approach. The results of the study indicate that the communication activities at the Mangongkal Holi traditional ceremony include the clothes worn which mean joy and joy. The movements displayed at the mangongkal holi ceremony show courtesy and mutual respect within the family. There are 4 (four) traditional Batak musical instruments, namely tagading, ogung, serune, and hesek which are called gondang. The conclusion of this research is that nonverbal meaning is contained in the mangongkal holi traditional ceremony. Where the mangongkal holi traditional ceremony contains meaning conveyed through clothing, movement, and music, each part of which has its own meaning.

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