Preserving and celebrating batik
The Jakarta Post
PREMIUM Batik emissaries: Tourism and Creative Economy Deputy Minister Sapta Nirwandar (right) congratulates Muhammad Ihsan Pribadi (second left) and Indah Anggraini (third left), the winners of the Putra-Putri Batik Nusantara contest, in Jakarta on Tuesday. (JP/Ricky Yudisthira)Colorful lights and the thumping rhythms of traditional music accompanied the dancers who emerged onstage. Moments later, 27 you...