Aidia is My Idea

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Lagu Anak-Anak

Kegiatan ngabuburit hari ini sama seperti hari kemarin, menemani anak-anak bermain dan belajar. Hanya satu murid yang datang belajar, maklum tanggal merah. Murid lain pasti sedang bersenang-senang. Jadi teman kecil satu ini, Akbar, saya layani dengan sepenuh hati.
Today ngabuburit activities just like yesterday, to accompany the children play and learn. Only one student who came to learn, understand today is holiday. Another pupil must have been fun. So this one little friend, Akbar, I serve him with all my heart.

Akbar adalah murid kelas 1 SD. Kemampuan berhitungnya sangat bagus. Soal-soal matematika yang saya berikan, dengan cepat dia selesaikan. Sayang ketika masuk ke menulis, ternyata dia belum hafal abjad. Perlahan-lahan kami berlatih. Ketika selang beberapa menit, saya lihat dia hampir mencapai puncak jenuh. Segera suasana belajar saya ganti ke acara menyanyi.
Akbar is first grade Primary School student. His capability in counting very good. He quickly finished all mathematics questions that I gave to him. Poor when entering writing session, he doesn't yet remember the alphabeth. Slowly we practiced. When hose a few minutes, I saw him nearing saturated peak. Immediately I replaced the atmosphere of my learning to sing.

"Akbar bisa lagu apa? Akbar what kin of song you can sing?"

"Bintang Kecil. Bintang Kecil (Little Star)"

"Ok, kita nyanyiin, yuk! Ok, let's sing!"

Lalu kami berdua pun menyanyikan Bintang Kecil. Setelah itu saya tanya lagi lagu apa yang bisa dia nyanyikan. Dia tampak bingung menjawab. Lalu saya bertanya padanya.
Then both of us sing Bintang Kecil (Little Star). After that once again I asked what kind of song that he can sing. He looks confused to answer. Then I asked him.

"Akbar, kalau di sekolah belajar lagu apa? Akbar, what song learned at school?"

"Bintang Kecil, Potong Bebek Angsa, Laskar Pelangi dan Chaya Chaya. Bintang Kecil (Little Star), Potong Bebek Angsa (Cutting Duck Swan), Laskar pelangi (Raibow Drops) and Chaya-Chaya."

Saya pikir lagu Laskar Pelangi masih wajar diajarkan pada anak-anak kelas 1 SD. Apalagi Belitung terkenal karena Laskar Pelangi. Tapi lagu Chaya-Chaya... Apakah guru-guru Seni Musik sudah lupa ada begitu banyak lagu anak-anak di Indonesia? Lupakah mereka akan jasa-jasanya Ibu Sud, Pak Kasur, dan pencipta lagu anak-anak lain? Sungguh Indonesia adalah negeri yang berisi orang-orang pelupa. Lupa pada kebudayaan, lupa tata krama, lupa sopan santun, lupa lagu nasional, lupa lagu anak-anak... Apakah lama-lama kita akan lupa sebagai bangsa Indonesia? Batas negara boleh dihapus, tapi jati diri anak bangsa jangan pernah luntur dari karakter kita.
I think Laskar Pelangi song is still fair taught to the 1st grade children. Especially Belitung become famous from Laskar Pelangi. But the song Chaya-Chaya... Is Art Music teachers had forgotten there were so many children's songs in Indonesia? Had they forgotten the services of Madam Sud, Mr. Kasur, and other children songwriters? Indonesia is a country that contains forgetful people. Forget the culture, etiquette forgetting, forgetting manners, forget the national song, forget children's songs... Is in a long time we will forget as Indonesian nation? Borders should be removed, but the identity of the nation should never fade from our character.

Selamat merenung putra-putri bangsa Indonesia. Dirgahayu Indonesia ke 66!
The Indonesian nation's sons and daughters good luck in reflect. Long live 66th Indonesia!

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