The Lurah, the Tourism Office and the Culture Office of Surakarta also livened up the Solo Batik Fashion 2019
Surakarta City Government held the Solo Batik Fashion (SBF) 2019 event which was participated by 30 Designers to show their design on the Surakarta City Hall on Saturday October 19th, 2019.
This annual event has been held for 11 times which is already in its 11th year, with the theme “Solo Membatik Dunia” this event held for two days on 19th – 20th October 2019 starting at 7 pm and anyone can watch it for free. The Lurah, the Tourism Office and the Culture Office of Surakarta also enlivened the SBF 2019.
Mayor of Surakarta, FX. Hadi Rudyatmo officially opened the event on Saturday night. In his speech, he said that this event was a form of government commitment from the Mayor, Deputy Mayor to Lurah to provide services to the community.
Batik is one of the intellectual properties of Indonesia, especially in Surakarta, the community should support local products rather than using import products. This SBF event coincided with fashion designers from Surakarta City, they are Tiara Oska, Anita Lestari, Batik Riana Kusuma, Batik Agung Wibowo, Astuti Karisma, Ria Sunaryo, Deni Joko Nuktiyanto, and so on.
“Although many batik products from outside Indonesia have entered, but at least the fashion that is carried out by SBF participants will certainly have a positive impact, attracting all citizens to support and always use batik cloth whose main purpose is to develop the economy in Surakarta, ” explained the Mayor.