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Today is Batik Day

  • The Jakarta Post

| Fri, October 2 2009 | 01:34 pm

PREMIUM If 60 million people - a quarter of the Indonesian population - will wear batik today that will be a special day indeed. Never was our traditional fabric put on the national pedestal in such a way in recent memory. Being recognized by UNESCO as an Indonesian cultural contribution to the world is a valid reason to celebrate this beautiful traditional fabric and the garments made from it. ...

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