Batik Campaign through Tjanting Run 5K and 10K

By : Aldi Firhand Alqudri | Wednesday, July 26 2017 - 15:28 IWST

Batik Campaign funday
Batik Campaign funday

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Observers and batik lovers who are members of the Tjanting Batik Nusantara Foundation held a Tjanting Run race as part of Tjanting Funday's activities. The theme of Tjanting Funday this year is Batik Cirebon. This theme was chosen with the initial consideration of the Batik Path.

"Last year this event received a rousing welcome from the runners and other communities, making us optimistic to re-launch in this year," said Erna Laksmana, Chairman of the Committee Tjanting Funday in a press release on Tuesday (18/07/2017).

Tjanting Funday this year will be held on 21 - 22 September 2017 which continued later with Tjanting Run on September 24, 2017, about a week before National Batik Day which falls on October 2, 2016.

A number of activities planned to be held at Tjanting Funday are bazaars, talk shows, workshops and fashion shows. Also will be enlivened by bringing batik craftsmen from Cirebon. "This is a synergy between the Tjanting Funday team with Pekalongan University in an effort to preserve the batik Nusantara," said Erna further.

As for the race run activities will be held on 24 September. To respond to the interests of runners; Then this year is organized into two categories; Ie 10K and 5K. To get the desired route, in a comfortable and friendly place for runners, Tjanting team is working with the Alam Sutera developers.

"We provide Natural Silk Flavor Bliss as venue race, while Mall Alam Sutera will be the location of RPC," said Koko Arto from Tjanting Run.

This synergy makes all parties confident to increase the number of runners up to 2,500 this year; An increase of over 1,500 runners who joined last year's race. "It's our concern to accommodate the facilities for more runners," said Safrita Aryana, race director of Tjanting Run activities. As well as last year, runners will get jersey and batik motifs with special designs. While the winner will get a medal podiuj with batik lanyard.

Another special thing is that runners are invited to donate suitable sports shoes for schoolchildren, in collaboration with Yayasan GNOTA. Shoe collection conducted on August 1st to September 10th.

The enthusiasts can visit www.tjantingfunday.com or send an email to [email protected]

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