Pre Event

Gebyar Batik

This activity aims to encourage the general public, especially the Batik community to conduct promotions and publications in the linkage and series to JIBB 2018 and increase public awareness of Yogyakarta as the World Batik City.

Gebyar Batik is a series of events consisting of :

  • Bazar & Batik Exhibition
  • Batik Fashion Show
  • Batik Fashion Design Competition
  • Ayo MemBatik
  • Interactive Talkshow

Time and place of the event Gebyar Batik :

  • Alun-alun Wonosari Kidul, 6-8 July 2018
  • Lapangan Denggung Sleman, 20-22 July 2018
  • Alun-alun Paseban Kantor Bupati Bantul, 10-12 August 2018
  • Alun-alun Wates Kulonprogo, 7-9 September 2018


This activity aims to socialize media about JIBB 2018 to some Batik producing cities and also increase interest and invite Batik community directly participate in JIBB 2018. In addition, this activity purpose is for establishing friendship as fellow Batik Producers Regions and also interactive media and discussion between the crafters and business actors Batik from batik centers areas.

This activity will be held from July to August 2018 :

  • Cirebon (West Java)
  • Lasem (Central Java)
  • Pekalongan (Central Java)
  • Madura (East Java)

The Events of JIBB 2018

(2-6 October 2018)

JIBB 2018 event is divided into two parts: Batik Discussion and Exhibition. The Batik Discussion will be held in the form of a symposium aimed at sharing new knowledge and broadening the horizons for both national and international community through experts of a domestic and overseas level. Batik exhibition is planned to be held at some iconic places in Jogjakarta with the various theme of the event. In addition to the symposium and exhibition activities, JIBB 2018 also held a tour entitled Heritage Tour. This tour is a tour in Yogyakarta as the World Batik City. Interesting and historic sites will be presented in the tour.

Batik Discussion

Batik International Symposium

Royal Ambarrukmo Hotel, 3 October 2018

In this international symposium, the exposure conveyed by the leaders and experts aims to explore the potential and international issues related to Batik. It is expected that speakers and audiences both National and International, can provide opinions and information so as to broaden the horizons about Batik and can be disseminated to the international world.

Batik National Symposium

Royal Ambarrukmo Hotel, 4 Oktober 2018

In this national symposium, the exposure conveyed by the leaders and experts aims to explore national potentials and issues with regard to batik. It is expected that with this symposium, it can spur innovative thoughts on batik development nationally so that stakeholders, entrepreneurs and batik players can develop their batik and business based on the important insights presented at the symposium.

Batik Exposure

Batik Bazaar – Pagelaran Kraton

Activities undertaken in promoting as well as buying and selling center of Classical / Traditional Batik at the time of the event.

Batik in Lifecycle – Museum Sonobudoyo

The exhibition aims to introduce the philosophy of batik associated with aspects of life. In addition to the exhibition, it is planned that a workshop on Batik in Lifecycle will be held.

Development & Education of Batik – Benteng Vredeburg

The exhibition aims to accommodate batik with new techniques as the identity of the administrative area

Indonesian Batik Exhibition – Taman Budaya Yogyakarta

The exhibition aims to promote batik-built batik from Dekranas and Disperindag throughout Indonesia which has been developed in such a way that keep up with the times.

Kampuh & Derivatives of Batik – Jogja Gallery

The exhibition aims to showcase the use of Batik in a medium other than textile in contemporary art.

Batik in Interior – Museum Bank Indonesia

The exhibition aims to showcase the use of Batik in interior objects that have been processed in the frame of technology but still can’t be separated from the rules of batik techniques.

Royal Batik Exhibition – Pendopo Agung

The exhibition aims to inform the use of Batik in Aspects of life in the Sultanate/Yogyakarta Kingdom.


Located at Imogiri Batik Center held on October 6, 2018, this activity aims to broaden the horizons in discussing issues on Batik and finding solutions and solutions.

Support Activities


This opening is a ceremonial summit that will be officially opened by the President of the Republic of Indonesia, Mr. Joko Widodo. The opening ceremony will be held on October 2nd, 2018 at Gedung Agung.

Fashion Show

Events fashion show that displays as the latest trend inspiration. This event will be held at Kraton Exhibition on 3-6 October 2018.

Royal Dinner

Dinner with the Governor of Special Region of Yogyakarta, Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X with the guests invited. Dinner is intended as a form of gratitude to the invited guests who helped and support the implementation of JIBB 2018 event. This event will be held in the environment of the Palace Ngayogyakarta and held on October 3, 2018 from 19:00 until finished.

Heritage Tour

Cultural tour travel to know World Batik City in a more comfortable and interesting. Places to be visited later are places that have a history of Yogyakarta as World Batik City linkage with its development to various areas around Yogyakarta. Will be implemented on October 5, 2018 starting from 08.00 am until finished. Here are the events along with the location to be held on heritage tour:

A. SMK 2 Gedangsari, Gunungkidul

  1. Observation “MemBatik Massal dari Generasi ke Generasi”
  2. School Inspection Batik
  3. Batik Practice
  4. Fashion Show Batik in Teak Forest
  5. Traditional Lunch

B. Prambanan Temple

  1. Observation of Prambanan Temple History Site
  2. Coffe Break at Prambanan Temple Restaurant

C. Sekar Kedathon

  1. Dinner
  2. Art Show


The entertainment shows collaborate with the arts to be performed on Jalan Malioboro to the northern square so it becomes an exciting attraction for the public on October 6, 2018 from 16.30 to 18.00.