The Yogjakarta Officials Walked on Catwalk for Batik Fashion Show on Gaya Jogja
TIMESINDONESIA, YOGYAKARTA – Lots of the Yogjakarta officials took a part on Batik fashion show in the Gebyar Karya Jogja or the Gaya Jogja on Thursday (11/7/2019). The Mayor of Yogjakarta also spotted kn the stage wearing the Batik for the show.
The event which was conducted on the SO1 Maret monument Yogjakarta was held by local government of Yogjakarta to support the MSMEs to bring Batik and their enterpreneurs stand up in the middle of this global market.
On the occasion, the official including the Mayor wore lots of kind of Batik including the striped dress (lurik) and Batik. There were also shown some jumputan, shibori and shibori technique worn by them.
"We have a very good quality of Batik. The lurik as well, you could compare it with another brand. We also planned to make all the official of Yogjakarta yo wear Batik or lurik as their official uniform at least once a week," the vice Mayor of Yogyakarta Heroe Poerwadi said.
There were around 70 booths attending the batik fashion show exhibition on the Gaya Jogja from several MSMEs IN Yogjakarta. There were also some food stand with their exotic food joining the exhibition. (*)