Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Tamumatra : Jurnal Seni Pertunjukan (e-ISSN: 2621-7244) is published by Departemen of Drama, Dance, and Music, Faculty of Language, Art, and Humanities, Universitas Hamzanwadi in Indonesia.  Tamumatra : Jurnal Seni Pertunjukan published research results and analytical studies in the fields of art education and the performing arts of drama, dance, and music (see Focus and Scope). Editor accepts the article has not been published in other media with the writing format as listed on page manuscript writing guidelines (see Author Guidelines & Template). The journal published two times a year, on June and December.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Tamumatra: Jurnal Seni Pertunjukkan is a scientific publication so manuscripts are only accepted in the form of scientific articles that have never been published. The review process involves the author, editor, section editor, and reviewer. Each incoming manuscript is first checked by the editor, if the article meets the focus and scope as well as the writing guidelines for Jurnal Tamumatra: Jurnal Seni Pertunjukan then the manuscript continues to the reviewer to review the content and novelty of the manuscript, otherwise the manuscript will be returned to the author. Each manuscript will be examined by a maximum of two reviewers for 6 weeks with the manuscript assessment criteria as mentioned in the Article Assessment Form for reviewers.


Publication Frequency

Tamumatra : Jurnal Seni Pertunjukan is published twice a year, in December and June. The articles are published collectively according to the publication schedule.



Open Access Policy

Tamu Matra : Jurnal Seni Pertunjukan provides open access to everyone so that the information and findings in the articles are helpful for everyone. Tamu Matra : Jurnal Seni Pertunjukan can be accessed and downloaded for free, free of charge. For articles that are used as reference material in article writing or otherwise, you must quote and mention the name of the author of the article in the article created.



All articles published by Tamumatra : Jurnal Seni Pertunjukan have a Digital Object Identifier (DOI) to provide guarantees to authors regarding long-term archiving. With the DOI, all articles in Tamumatra : Jurnal Seni Pertunjukan will not be affected by changes to the URL currently used. The DOI Prefix of the journal is.... by Crossref. Tamumatra : Jurnal Seni Pertunjukan also permanently archives all the articles in GARUDA, and Indonesia OneSearch.


Publication Ethics

Section 1: Publication and Authorship

  1. All submitted manuscripts must go through a rigorous peer-review process by reviewers who are experts in the field of the manuscript.
  2. The review process is carried out by double-blind peer-review.
  3. The factors considered in the review are relevance, novelty, significance, originality (authenticity), readability, and language.
  4. Decisions included in this journal are acceptance, acceptance with revision, or rejection. 
  5. If authors are encouraged to revise and resubmit a submission, there is no guarantee that the revised submission will be accepted. 
  6. Manuscripts that are rejected will not be reviewed. 
  7. Acceptance of manuscripts is limited by applicable legal requirements regarding defamation, copyright infringement and plagiarism. 
  8. No study may be included in more than one publication.

Section 2: Author's Responsibilities

  1. Author must certify that the manuscript or article has not previously been published elsewhere.
  2. Authors must state that the manuscript is not currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
  3. Authors must participate in the peer-review process.
  4. The author is obliged to provide revocation or correction of errors.
  5. All authors mentioned in the manuscript must have contributed to the research.
  6. The author must certify that all data in the paper are authentic.
  7. Authors must notify the Editor of any conflicts of interest.
  8. Authors must identify all sources used in the creation of their manuscripts.
  9. Authors must report any errors they find in their published paper to the Editor.

Section 3: Reviewer's Responsibilities 

  1. Reviewers must maintain the confidentiality of all information regarding the manuscript and treat it as important information.
  2. The review must be done objectively, without personal criticism of the author.
  3. Reviewers must express their views clearly with supporting arguments.
  4. Reviewers should identify relevant published work that the authors have not cited.
  5. Reviewers should also contact the Editor in Chief if there are substantial similarities or overlaps between the manuscript under consideration and other published papers of which they have personal knowledge.
  6. Reviewers may not review manuscripts in which they have a conflict of interest resulting from a competitive, collaborative, or other relationship or connection with the author, company, or institution to which the article relates.

Section 4: Editor's Responsibilities

  1. The Editor has full responsibility and authority to reject/accept an article.
  2. Editors are responsible for the content and overall quality of the publication.
  3. Editors should always consider the needs of writers and readers when trying to improve publications.
  4. Editors must ensure the quality of the paper and the integrity of the academic record.
  5. The Editor must publish an error page or make corrections when necessary.
  6. Editors must have a clear picture of the sources of research funding.
  7. Editors should base their decisions solely on the paper's importance, originality, clarity, and relevance to the publication's scope.
  8. Editors may not reverse their decision or overturn a previous editor's decision without serious reason.
  9. Editors must maintain the anonymity of reviewers.
  10. Editors must ensure that all research material they publish complies with nationally and internationally accepted ethical guidelines.
  11. Editors should only accept the article if they are reasonably certain.
  12. Editors must act if they suspect infringement, whether an article is published or unpublished, and make all reasonable efforts to persist in getting the issue resolved.
  13. Editors may not reject articles based on suspicion; they must have proof of infringement.
  14. Editors must not allow any conflict of interest between the assistant Editor, authors, reviewers, and editorial board members.


Screening Plagiarism

Tamumatra : Jurnal Seni Pertunjukan Editorial board recognizes that plagiarism is not acceptable and therefore establishes the following policy stating specific actions (penalties) upon identification of plagiarism/similarities in articles submitted for publication in Tamumatra : Jurnal Seni Pertunjukan. The journal will use Turnitin's originality checking software as the tool in detecting similarities of texts in article manuscripts and the final version articles ready for publication. A maximum of 20 % of similarities is allowed for the submitted papers. Should we find more than 20 % of the similarity index, the article will be returned to the author for correction and re-submission.


Plagiarism involves the "use or close imitation of the language and thoughts of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work."


Papers must be original, unpublished, and not pending publication elsewhere. Any material taken verbatim from another source needs to be clearly identified as different from the present original text by (1) indentation, (2) use of quotation marks, and (3) identification of the source.

Any text of an amount exceeding fair use standards (herein defined as more than two or three sentences or the equivalent thereof) or any graphic material reproduced from another source requires permission from the copyright holder and, if feasible, the original author(s) and also requires identification of the source; e.g., previous publication.

When plagiarism is identified, the Editor in Chief responsible for the review of this paper and will agree on measures according to the extent of plagiarism detected in the paper in agreement with the following guidelines:

Level of Plagiarism

Minor Plagiarism

A small sentence or short paragraph of another manuscript is plagiarized without any significant data or ideas taken from the other papers or publications.

Punishment: A warning is given to the authors and a request to change the manuscript and properly cite the original sources.

Intermediate Plagiarism

A significant data, paragraph, or sentence of an article is plagiarized without proper citation to the original source.

Punishment: The submitted article is automatically rejected.

Severe Plagiarism

A large portion of an article is plagiarized that involves many aspects such as reproducing original results (data, formulation, equation, law, statement, etc.), ideas, and methods presented in other publications.

Punishment: The paper is automatically rejected and the authors are forbidden to submit further articles to the journal.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees:

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)

Article Publication: 250000.00 (IDR)