Batik Expo in Ministry of Industry at Jakarta

Govt launches ‘Batik Cultural Heritage’ expo

Source: The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Tue, 08/02/2011

The Industry Ministry on Tuesday officially opened the 4th “Batik Cultural Heritage” expo, which will run for four days at the ministry office in Jakarta.

The exhibition features batik products from 48 small and medium enterprises from various regions across Java, grouped under the theme “Indonesia: Global Home of Batik”.

“Apart from Jakarta, participants also come from Tangerang in Banten; Tasikmalaya, Garut and Cirebon in West Java; Surakarta and Pekalongan in Central Java; Bantul in Yogyakarta; and Madura in East Java,” ministry director general for small and medium industry Euis Saedah said in her opening address at the launch.

“All batik cloth displayed in this exhibition are available for purchase,” she said.

Indonesian Batik Foundation chairman Jultin Ginanjar Kartasasmita, meanwhile, said the expo was a preliminary event prior to this year’s World Batik Summit, which will be held from Sept. 28 to Oct. 2 at the Jakarta Convention Centre. (mim)


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