Entering its 16th year of operation, the Indocraft exhibition was officially opened by Drs. H.M Asrorun Ni’am Sholeh. MA – Deputy for Youth Development-Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Indonesia. The exhibition takes place from Wednesday, 30 October 2019 to 3 November 2019 at the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC) Assembly Hall. On this occasion, Ni’am Sholeh expressed his appreciation and hope to the creators of batik and handicraft products to continue working and create added value for the works of Indonesia’s young generation to be more competitive.

Organized every year by PT Debindomulti Adhiswasti, the Indocraft exhibition is positioned as a representation of the excellence of Indonesia’s creative economy (The Craftmanship of Indonesia), particularly from the batik fashion sector and its accessories, including a variety of Nusantara handicraft products. The 2019 Indocraft Exhibition raised the sub-theme “Batik All the Way” as the nation’s spirit in using and preserving the cultural heritage of batik which can be implemented in all creative economy works.

The products on display include the fashion categories namely ready to wear batik, fashion accessories, ethnic batik, woven batik, order batik, songket

and so on. A variety of handicraft products showcases wood, bamboo, metal, stone, leather, rattan, etc. Both fashion products and handicraft products elevate the artistic and ethnic features of the archipelago.

Live Shows

During the 5 days of the exhibition, Indocraft 2019 was enlivened with a variety of supporting activities that showed the latest advances in the creation of fashion designs, designs, and accessories from more than 50 designers, with various themes of Indonesian ethnic, flora and fauna motifs. The agenda of supporting the Indocraft 2019 exhibition which takes place every day for five days includes fashion shows by leading young designers, IWAPI talk shows, make-up demos and hijab tutorials with Wardah’s artistic team, and so on.

Thus, during visiting and shopping at Indocraft 2019, visitors can benefit and add value and appreciate the creative works of the nation’s children. In addition, visitors have the opportunity to get a variety of selected products at special prices during the exhibition and participate in Lucky Dip with prizes directly for visitors who transact on Indocraft 2019.