Yogyakarta welcomes 2011 by holding Batik Expo

Yogyakarta (ANTARA News) - Yogyakarta greeted New Year 2011 by holding a batik exhibition themed "Batik On Stage" at Monumen Serangan Oemoem 1 Maret plaza, at the hearth of the city.

Coinciding with the Batik expo, a culinary exhibition was also organized, Widyastuti of the Yogyakarta culture and tourism office, said here Saturday.

The batik expo is participated in by small-and-medium scale batik industries in Yogyakarta, which has been known for having around 500 batik designs.
A batik fashion show will also highlight the expo.