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Batik handicraft products have the potential to become souvenirs for foreign tourists and the country that are visited tourist destination in Indonesia. This was disclosed Chairman Widya Cultural Foundation of Yogyakarta, Widi Utaminingsih, in Yogyakarta.
“Moreover, batik has been established as Indonesia’s cultural heritage by the UN agency for education affairs, Science and Culture (UNESCO) since a year ago,” she said.
According Widi, batik confirmation by UNESCO is a world recognition evidence that the Indonesian nation’s cultural wealth of high value.
“Recognition of Indonesian batik world will enhance the image and Indonesian batik. The existence of batik as an ancestral heritage of Indonesia can be preserved well because there is incentive to produce quality batik,” she said.
Widi said, if batik into tourist souvenirs, is expected to be high quality products and become a part of Indonesian tourism. “On the other hand the lives of the batik crafters will also be better because the tourism sector has become the foundation of life of some communities in Indonesia,” she said.
Further, said Widi, the crafters of batik in Indonesia will increase its welfare if batik become souvenirs tourists visiting the various tourist attractions, especially the region has a center of batik production.
He added, batik considerable potential because in every region has its own style and variety of batik. For example, in the Special Region of Yogyakarta (DIY) recorded hundreds of shades or varieties batik. Even more good product innovations such as wooden masks craft of batik.
“So tourists are expected to have more choice when buying batik while visiting a tourist attraction,” she said.