Indonesian Products Break into Australian Market

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  Despite the rain and a dip in temperature, visitors continued to flow into tent where the fashion show would be held and along the food stalls that sold typical Indonesian snacks. The event itself was held at the Consulate General Melbourne.  Accompanied by traditional music, Kawanua Melbourne dancers opened the event with Tumatenden Dance from North Sulawesi. Little Josephine then sang “Ibu Kita Kartini" (Our Mother Kartini), accompanied by angklung, traditional bamboo music, which was performed by the ladies from Dharma Wanita Persatuan (DWP).  As the chit chat ..

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Batik Cap, Batik Stamp - a Technique

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Let’s talk about batik stamp or batik cap or batik tjap (Traditional Indonesian writing). The Indonesian word ‘cap’ directly translates to ‘stamp’ in English. A rather unfortunate translation as one could easily be mistaken that we are talking about postal stamps with batik pattern applied on it if we aren’t careful. So no, you can’t send your mail with batik stamp. And it does not mean the batik pattern is simply stamped like a hot transfer paint job either. Just like the traditional batik tulis or written batik, batik stamps are created through a wax-resist method. In this case, wax is ap..

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FREE GIFT FROM OUR NECKLACE & BRACELET COLLECTION

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- For order above 100 AUD, please select an item at equal or less value from our necklace and bracelet collection.  - Write the name of your selected item on the comment section of your order.  - Offer ends on 31 Jan 2017 ..

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Kisaku "Share Your Travel Stories Giveaway" Competition - Terms and Conditions

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1.     Entry into KISAKU “Share Your Travel Stories Giveaway” competition (the “Competition”) is open to is open to all residents of Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA, Great Britain, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and Great Britain. The Promoter is Kisaku- ABN: 50989654972 (the “Promoter”). Information on how to enter forms part of the terms of entry. Entry into the Competition is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions. 2.     The officers, management and employees (or immediate family of an officer, manager or employee) of the Promoter are..

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Why Batik, Why Now

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Why Batik? We get this question a lot. Let’s face it. Most of you will come to know batik from your trips to Bali and Jogjakarta markets. Batik would probably come to your sight in the shape of fun dresses, sarongs and the odd handbags. Oh but that's not all! There's so much more to Batik than what meets the eyes.  However, before we dig into the why, let’s level-set our understanding of what Batik truly means. Simply put, Batik is a technique to apply colours and patterns on fabric. Batik is a resist-dyeing method that uses wax to prevent dye from reaching all parts of..

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Kisaku is an online platform specialising in crafted batik and other Indonesian heritage-infused fashion collections.

Part of our profit will be set aside for our MicroEduLoan initiative which will enable creative talents in Indonesia to access programs that will equip them with knowledge and skills necessary to stay competitive in the marketplace.

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