Happy Batik Day (Hari Batik Nasional)
Batik Day (Hari Batik Nasional) is an Indonesian holiday for celebrating batik — the traditional cloth ofIndonesia. It is celebrated on October 2 and marks the anniversary of when UNESCO recognized batik as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity in 2009.
At the day, in Jakarta, the map of Indonesian batik diversity by Hokky Situngkir was opened for public for the first time by the Indonesian Ministry of Research and Technology. The Indonesian government strongly encourage Indonesian people (especially government officials, employees of state-owned enterprises, and students) to wear batik annual on the holiday and on Fridays to commemorate the day. Wearing batik every Friday has also been encouraged in private companies. (Source : Wikipedia)
In Jakarta, many batik fashion designer held fashion show or events to celebrate this Batik Day. So, as Indonesian, Happy Batik Day!