Chinese New Year In Indonesia 2019
In Indonesia, the Chinese New Year In Indonesia 2019 is named author of Hari Tahun Baru Imlek, or Sin Cia in Hokkien. It was praised as one of the official national religious occasions by the Chinese Indonesians from June 18, 1946 until January 1, 1953 through the government direction marked by President Sukarno on June 18, 1946.
Chinese New Year in Indonesia (2019)
It was held informally by ethnic Chinese from 1953 to 1967, dependent on government control marked by Vice President Muhammad Hatta on February 5, 1953, which canceled the previous address, among others, the Chinese New Year as a national religious holiday .
Indeed, from December 6, 1967 to 1998, the practice of another world to praise the Chinese New Year by Chinese families was explicitly limited only within the Chinese house. This confinement is carried out by the Indonesian government through a Presidential Instruction, Instruksi Presiden No.14 Tahun 1967, marked by President Suharto. This confinement ends when the routine has changed and President Suharto was overthrown.
The festival is informally run by the group of Chinese people from 1999 to 2000. On January 17, 2000, President Abdurrahman Wahid issued a Presidential Decree through Keputusan Presiden RI No 6 Tahun 2000 to repeal Instruksi Presiden No.14 Tahun 1967
On January 19, 2001, the Ministry of Religious Affairs (Kementerian Agama Republik Indonesia) issued a Decree through Keputusan Menteri Agama RI No. 13 Tahun 2001 tentang Imlek sebagai Hari Libur Nasional to establish Hari Tahun Baru Imlek as a facultative feast for the Chinese community Through the Presidential Decree, he pronounced himself with authority as an open religious occasion of 1 (one) day from April 9, 2002 by President Megawati.
The Indonesian government approves the main day of the Chinese New Year as an open religious occasion and is explicitly assigned only to the Chinese. In Indonesia, the main day of the Chinese New Year is perceived as a piece of the festival of Chinese religion and the convention of the Chinese community.
There are no other official or informal Chinese New Year as an open occasion. The rest of the 14 days are praised only by Chinese ethnic families. In Indonesia, the Chinese Year is named as a year of Kǒngzǐ (孔子) or Kongzili in Bahasa Indonesia. Consistently, the Ministry of Religious Affairs (Kementerian Agama Republik Indonesia) established the explicit date of the religious occasion depending on the contribution of the religious leaders.
The Chinese New Year is the main national religious occasion in Indonesia that was explicitly authorized by the Presidential Decree, for this situation with the President of Keputusan Presiden Republik Indonesia (Keppres RI) No. 19 Tahun 2002 dated April 9, 2002.
The Chinese New Year festival as a religious occasion is explicitly planned only for the Chinese people in Indonesia (tradisi masyarakat Cina yang dirayakan secara turun temurun di berbagai di Indonesia, dan umat Agama Tionghoa) and has not been praised by Indonesian Indigenous Peoples or Masyarakat Pribumi Indonesia.
Huge Chinese population, urban communities and cities such as Jakarta, Medan, Singkawang, Pangkal Pinang, Binjai, Bagansiapiapi, Tanjungbalai, Pematangsiantar, Selat Panjang, Tanjung Pinang, Batam, Ketapang and Pontianak have their own New Year at the festival.
A large number of shopping centers improved their operation with lamps, Chinese words and lions or mythical beasts with red and gold as primary shading. The movement of lions is a typical spectacle of Chinese houses, sanctuaries and their guest houses.
Normally, Chinese Buddhists, Confucians and Taoists will consume a large incense made with aloe wood and a winged serpent adorned in the front of their house. The sanctuary is open 24 hours a day on the main day, they also appropriate red envelopes and occasionally rice. Natural products or sugar to the poor.