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Jul 23, 2011

Batik Spreads Americas

Washington: Once established as a world cultural heritage by Unesco, batik is now continually disseminated to foreign countries. Like a batik exhibition that was held in Washington DC, USA, recently. Dozens of pieces of batik from a number of regions in the country on display at the Indonesian Embassy in Washington DC.

Collection of traditional fabrics Wastraprema lovers is exhibited to promote how the beauty and diversity of Indonesian batik as a cultural heritage that is now worldwide. No doubt, this exhibition immediately attract the visitors to get to know the beauty of batik Indonesia.

Besides the exhibition, also held batik design competition for the Americans. The result, created a design that blends with the Indonesian batik motifs characteristic of a number of states in America.