As one of the most valuable parts of Indonesia’s cultural heritage, batik is celebrated every year, on 2 October. Batik is one of the most valuable parts of Indonesia’s cultural heritage and an important contribution to global art. Since UNESCO recognized Indonesian batik as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity in 2009, the country celebrates National Batik Day every year, on 2 October. On this day, Indonesian people wear batik in honour of this ancient tradition.
Pekerti ‘s staff and producers taken part in celebrating National Batik Day. Pekerti’s participation in celebrating National Batik Day is an effort that demonstrates its unsurpassed commitment to maintain traditional crafts and heritage as main activities. We are proud to wear batik and we thank to UNESCO for declaring batik as Indonesia’s cultural heritage!