BALI, THE IMAGE – Bali Police Chief, Inspector General Pol. Putu Jayan Danu Putra, supports the Bali Governor Regulation Number 79 of 2018 concerning the days for the use of Balinese traditional clothing and the Circular of the Governor of Bali Number 04 of 2021 concerning the use of Balinese endek woven cloth or traditional Balinese woven cloth.
The program of the Governor of Bali, Wayan Koster, regarding the use of Balinese traditional clothing and Balinese endek woven cloth clothing will be implemented within the Bali Regional Police which is tasked with providing public services. The notification of the plan to use Balinese traditional clothing and Balinese endek woven cloth was conveyed by the Bali Police Chief to his staff by means of a telegram letter with number: ST / 152 / KEP. / 2021 dated February 19, 2021. Their use has been clearly regulated in the telegram letter.
Head of Public Relations of the Bali Police, Kombes Pol. Syamsi confirmed the plan to use Balinese traditional clothing and Balinese endek woven cloth clothing within the Bali Police. He explained, who wore Balinese traditional clothes and Balinese endek woven cloth clothes were all police civil servants and police officers who served in public service functions.
“The use of Balinese traditional clothing during working hours every Thursday, Purnama and Tilem. Meanwhile, the use of Balinese endek woven cloth clothing during working hours every Tuesday is excluded if it coincides with Purnama and Tilem,” said the Head of Public Relations, Tuesday (23/2).
The ethics of using traditional Balinese clothing and Balinese endek woven fabrics are adjusted to the values of politeness, politeness, propriety and appropriateness. The use of Balinese traditional clothing and Balinese endek woven cloth clothing at the Bali Police will begin on March 1, 2021. According to the Head of Public Relations, there are 7 points related to the intent and purpose of using Balinese traditional clothing and Balinese endek woven fabrics.
First, to maintain and maintain the preservation of Balinese traditional clothing in order to strengthen identity, character and character. Second, harmonizing the function of Balinese traditional clothing in people’s lives in line with the direction of advancing Balinese and Indonesian culture.
Third, recognize the aesthetic, ethical, moral and spiritual values contained in Balinese culture to be used as an effort to foster and develop national culture. Fourth, Balinese endek woven cloth or traditional Balinese woven cloth is a creative cultural heritage of the Balinese people that must be preserved and protected as well as used and empowered as the Balinese identity with character and integrity.
Fifth, endek bali woven fabrics have been listed as communal intellectual property as expressions of traditional culture. Sixth, respecting and appreciating Balinese endek woven fabrics or traditional Balinese woven fabrics as the creative cultural heritage of Balinese people.
Finally, actively promote and market Balinese endek woven fabrics or traditional Balinese woven fabrics in various local, national and international activities to improve the economy and welfare of the Balinese people. ***
By Axelle D.