Javanese week: From the 19th of November to the 24th of November
Did you know? Fun facts!
In 2009, Indonesian batik was designated as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. This recognition highlights its cultural and artistic significance. The art of batik in Indonesia has a history that dates back over a thousand years. The word "batik" itself is derived from the Javanese word "amba" (to write) and "titik" (dot), reflecting the traditional method of creating intricate patterns through wax resist and dyeing. Batik is used for a wide range of items, including clothing, sarongs, bedspreads, tablecloths, and more. It is an integral part of daily life in Indonesia.